CEO Pay Soars to 361 Times that of the Average Worker

Average CEO pay for major U.S. companies has risen more than 6%, as income inequality and outsourcing of good-paying American jobs have increased. According to the new AFL-CIO Executive Paywatch, the average CEO of an S&P 500 Index company made $13.94 million in 2017—361 times more money than the average rank-and-file worker. Read More

Supreme Court upholds arbitration that bans workers from joining forces over lost wages

The court’s conservatives, speaking through Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, said the employees must abide by a company’s arbitration contract, including provisions that limit them to bringing only individual claims. In dissent, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the decision “egregiously wrong” and said it harks back to the era of “yellow dog contracts.” She was referring […]

American Derails Negotiations

March 22, 2018 American Airlines is demanding that legacy US Airways members lose the healthcare that they earned through a strike and which has survived two bankruptcies. The Association’s position is that the better healthcare should be extended to cover all Association members, the cost of which would be less than the annual compensation of […]

Delta’s anti-union propaganda campaign

March 12th, 2018 DELTA AIR Lines sent out a company-wide e-mail memo to their employees on March 8 launching a new anti-union website in response to a growing campaign led by Delta baggage handlers and flight attendants to form a union with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW). Read More about the […]

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