Posts Tagged workers rights

Ivanka Trump

Women Who Work: Moving Beyond Ivanka Trump, Sheryl Sandberg, and Corporate Feminism

Ivanka Trump has been capitalizing on the feminist movement to sell overpriced purses since she launched her “Women Who Work” website in 2013. The site sets out to profile the “modern working woman” and features well-dressed executives of boutique tech and beauty companies.

Ivanka Trump has been capitalizing on the feminist movement to sell overpriced purses since she launched her “Women Who Work” website in 2013. The site sets out to profile the “modern working woman” ...

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Oregon Passes Groundbreaking Workers Rights Law

Unpredictable work schedules can make it impossible for retail and restaurant workers – especially working moms – to arrange child care and make ends meet, but that may be about to change for workers in Oregon.

Unpredictable work schedules can make it impossible for retail and restaurant workers – especially working moms – to arrange child care and make ends meet, but that may be about to change for workers in ...

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The paradoxical reason Trump’s terrible pick for labor secretary had to withdraw

Ed. note: This post has been updated to reflect Pudzer’s withdrawal as Trump’s labor secretary pick. 

Welcome to the nightmare in which “secretary for labor” means “but actually, secretary for management.” Starring player: Andew Puzder.

Ed. note: This post has been updated to reflect Pudzer’s withdrawal as Trump’s labor secretary pick. 

Welcome to the nightmare in which “secretary for labor” means “but actually, secretary for management.” Starring player: Andew ...

Harvard Dining Hall Strike

Harvard Dining Hall Workers Strike Enters Third Week as “Tentative Agreement” Reached

For over two weeks now, Harvard’s Dining Hall Workers, of the UNITE HERE Local 26 union, have been participating in a historic strike to protest cuts to their health coverage and to demand a living wage.

For over two weeks now, Harvard’s Dining Hall Workers, of the UNITE HERE Local 26 union, have been participating in a historic strike to protest cuts to their health coverage and to demand a living wage.

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