Posts tagged better pay

    Indiana: EXPLAINING THE IU GRAD STUDENT STRIKE

    April 19, 2022 // As part-time employees they legally do not have the right to go on strike, and could be fired with no repercussions for the university. They are also asking for healthcare benefits and childcare, as well. The students got a five percent raise this year.

    THE GREAT RESIGNATION: WHY ARE SO MANY AMERICANS LEAVING THEIR JOBS?

    March 30, 2022 // Employers cannot control external factors that take employees out of the workforce, like personal health issues. However, they can attract workers by offering the maximum amount of flexibility, including enough flex to be able to care for children or other family members while employed. Employers must also reexamine their compensation packages to ensure they are competitive in the post-COVID environment with record-breaking inflation. Government, for its part, must not saddle businesses with needless burdensome requirements that restrict how businesses can adapt to attract workers.

    Trash strike fallout continues for sanitation workers

    March 10, 2022 // In December, 250 union workers walked off the job, demanding better pay and benefits. After a month of trash piling up around areas of San Diego and the South Bay, workers voted on and ratified a final offer from Republic on Jan. 17, and they went back to work the next day.

    In The Worker Empowerment Movement, Starbucks Employees Are Starting To Embrace Unions

    February 27, 2022 // A common, unifying theme is that workers feel that they are being taken advantage of, forced to work long hours for low wages and treated rudely by their unsympathetic managers. These workers are pushing back against poor pay, unpleasant working conditions and a lack of respect from management. Once they’ve left, many take their time to seek out new types of opportunities that offer meaningful work and a path to advance.