- GIFtroit. Yes, that's the story of the Detroit bankruptcy in GIFs.
- With the House food stamp vote coming up, celebrity chef Tom Colicchio and Food Policy Action announced plans for a PAC on food issues like hunger and food safety. (Which, okay, will not be called ColicchioPAC.) It's not uncommon for people to say they care about hunger and poverty while paying their own workers poverty wages, but Colicchio gets top marks from the Restaurant Opportunities Center as a high-road employer.
- More Amazon workers sue over wage theft:
In recent weeks, current and former workers at distribution centers in Kentucky, Tennessee and Washington state have filed four lawsuits claiming Amazon effectively shorted them on pay through warehouse security policies. In their proposed class-action suits, workers say they spent at least 40 minutes a week and often more being screened for stolen goods or contraband -- time for which they were not compensated. The most recent complaint was filed Tuesday in Kentucky.
- Workers at University of California hospitals are still fighting for a fair contract.
- David Moberg takes a deeper look at the Obamacare issue that has some unions upset.
- Another Wisconsin Republican who thinks she's above the law: this one wants to change state law to hide her ALEC ties.
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