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The Productivity–Pay Gap

2020-10-16T14:50:44+00:00October 16th, 2020|Wages|

From 1979 to 2018, net productivity rose 108.1 percent, while the hourly pay of typical workers essentially stagnated—increasing only 11.6 percent over 39 years (after adjusting for inflation). This means [...]

The Election of a Lifetime

2020-09-25T15:10:40+00:00September 25th, 2020|Who They Are|

While Unions have reached a new high in favorability in the United States, they are still battling uphill against a mountain of money from big business and elected officials that [...]

Dead meat

2020-09-22T13:18:07+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Safety|

While Trump framed the action as an "order" to the meatpacking industry, he was actually doing its bidding. It was part of a larger effort by the industry to enlist [...]