“I think the issues here are simple: The voters demanded that companies like Disney, who take public handouts, pay their workers a living wage,” Renick says, “Disney should not get a pass.”
“Pre-employment marijuana testing has disproportionately affected communities of color…” wrote Beth Galetti, Amazon’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources.
Aurora James’ Agency has also been accused of exploiting the unpaid interns who worked full-time jobs for her company.
“I think this really shows the importance of the social safety net,” said Liana Fox, chief of the Poverty Statistics Branch at the Census Bureau.
“This is about life or death for us. It’s not only about single-payer. It’s about infection control. It’s about Democratic and working-class values,” Rosselli said. “We lose if Republicans take over.”
“Yes, we were fired by the editor-in-chief of a socialist magazine for trying to start a worker co-op,” wrote the signers of the open letter.
The company group chat displayed a photo of the Happy Days cast captioned, “There were no Black people in this show—that’s why it was called ‘Happy Days.'”
Images of the crisp new warehouse amid the crumbling shacks surrounding it are being shared widely on Reddit and Twitter.
The legislation is opposed by business groups that claim it will not merely burden employers; it will empower their workers to sue them as well.
Could it be that those vaunted “job creators” happen to suck at creating decent, living wage jobs?