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We are starting to see a lot of news articles talking about "reshoring". “There is evidence here of reshoring because of transportation costs and lead times,” Mr Bergmann said. “The ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 206 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 08:40 AM PDT with 295 Recommends
Let's recap what we've learned about Walmart in the past ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 119 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 12:16 PM PST with 277 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 153 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 10:06 AM PDT with 265 Recommends
A disgusting, terrible story, just got disgusting-er and terribler: McDonald's has fired Debra Harrell, the woman who was arrested for letting her nine-year-old daughter play alone ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 415 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 11:43 AM PDT with 220 Recommends
New York City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez rallies with fired Domino's workers. In response to last week's strike by fast food workers, Manhattan Domino's Pizza provided ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 163 comments on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 11:42 AM PST with 215 Recommends
McDonald's is finally getting real about helping its workers get by. The company has moved past the fake budget that includes a second job ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 113 comments on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 07:22 AM PDT with 213 Recommends
You all know Lightbulb’s diairies on being a retail worker, and now, it’s time to share what working as a cashier looks like. I work at Wal-Mart as a cashier. Yes, THE dreaded abysmal, union ...
by rowanleigh
Comment Count 126 comments on Thu Nov 24, 2011 at 05:50 PM PST with 187 Recommends
Poverty wages aren't necessary for fast food restaurants to succeed, as In-N-Out has long shown on the west coast. Add to that the success of Shake Shack, which ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 161 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 09:52 AM PDT with 165 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 146 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 09:40 AM PDT with 148 Recommends
PISS-POOR FACTS: In 2009, this Table shows that only 1,198,412, a mere 1% of all wage earners, earned over $250,000. And they PISS AND MOAN about SHARING THE SACRIFICE like their parents or ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 158 comments on Sat Sep 10, 2011 at 06:38 AM PDT with 144 Recommends
Walmart can easily afford to raise pay for its low-wage workers by $5.83 an hour, to an average wage of $14.89, a new report from progressive think tank Demos concludes. All the retail giant has ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 171 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 08:34 AM PST with 142 Recommends
Walmart workers are taking their fight to the living ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 05:20 AM PST with 123 Recommends
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by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 116 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 10:28 AM PDT with 118 Recommends
The restaurant industry is a huge minimum-wage employer and lobbies hard against raising the minimum wage—but it ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 123 comments on Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 07:23 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) When Paul Ryan held his fifth hearing on the War on Poverty earlier this week, he finally allowed an actual poor person to speak. That's right, it only took him five times. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 141 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 10:28 AM PDT with 111 Recommends
McDonald's is really having trouble with the first rule of holes. Facing bad publicity over an employee helpline telling workers ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 105 comments on Fri Dec 06, 2013 at 09:22 AM PST with 110 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 108 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 11:20 AM PDT with 100 Recommends
Walmart is an enormous, powerful, profitable company. But that doesn't mean that, as its annual shareholder meeting is taking place, it isn't facing ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 161 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2014 at 10:55 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
Then-Sen. Barack Obama spends a day on the job with SEIU home care worker Pauline Beck in 2007. It's been a long time coming and won't take effect until Jan. 1, 2015, but President Obama'
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 163 comments on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 12:41 PM PDT with 92 Recommends
Applying for government assistance isn't the only helpful strategy McDonald's offers its workers struggling to make ends meet on ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 63 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 11:09 AM PST with 88 Recommends