Posts tagged Wall Street Journal
Opinion: Handcuffing Freelancers Is Bad For Economy And Small Business
June 3, 2022 // Addressing the increasing economic uncertainty, rising inflation, and declining consumer confidence requires a pro-growth economic response from Washington D.C. The right policy focuses on broad-based deregulation to reduce costs on businesses, encourage entrepreneurship, and incent greater economic activity
Rising nurses’ salaries impacting Illinois hospitals
May 31, 2022 // Wilhelmi says IHA’s hospitals will do everything they can to keep all their services available, but they are at risk. He notes that is why they continue to look for other ways to reduce costs and petition the government for relief.
Labor Relations Radio, Ep 22: Shedding the Light on ‘Excessive CEO Pay’—How the media distorts the topic
May 18, 2022 // In this episode of Labor Relations Radio, we cover the salaries of sports figures, celebrities, and even social media figures, as compared to the 0.01 percent of CEOs cited by the AFL-CIO and Wall Street Journal.
Biden’s new charter school rules prioritize teachers’ unions over children
May 16, 2022 // The Biden administration’s proposed regulations would create roadblocks that would make the federal funds hard to access and charter school expansion more difficult. Additionally, the changes would work against charters serving students in urban communities and communities of color, as the proposed rules would require charters to be “racially and socio-economically diverse” — regardless of community needs.
Amazon Endures the Union ‘Wave’
May 4, 2022 // The press predicted a surge of Big Labor victories after an Amazon warehouse unionized last month, but the labor "tidal wave" has yet to claim a single island. A separate vote this week shows that unions still face long odds in organizing at Amazon and other private employers.
NLRB Memo Just the Latest in a Long List of Biden Sellouts to Labor
April 14, 2022 // If the name sounds familiar, Abruzzo is the former National Communications Workers operative appointed to the post after Biden abruptly terminated Trump-appointee Peter Robb — whose term hadn’t even expired — within minutes of taking the oath of office.
Activision Blizzard employees walk out over lifting of vaccine mandate
April 6, 2022 // Activision Blizzard employees staged a virtual walkout Monday in protest of the company’s decision last week to rescind its coronavirus vaccine mandate for workers, according to multiple employees who participated. It is the game publisher’s fourth walkout since July of 2021 as the company continues to grapple publicly with multiple workplace issues.