The National Women’s Law Center crunched these numbers based on the month’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And it’s not difficult to speculate about the cause of this gigantic disparity. Child Care. Continue reading 80% Of The 1.1 Million Who Left The Workforce Last Month Were Women
The pandemic in the first six months of this year fueled uncertainty for retailers and accelerated existing trends, according to BDO’s biannual bankruptcy update. Continue reading The Most Retail Bankruptcies and Store Closures Ever in One Year
As wage growth stalled for 90% of workers, the average incomes of the top one percent increased at a whopping 300% of the rate of economic growth. Continue reading Economy Has Failed 90% of All Workers
Millions of people whose employment has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic are set to lose the benefits, which in many cases have been a crucial lifeline. Continue reading Senate Leaves Town as Unemployment Benefits Set to Expire
Florida’s largest teachers union filed a lawsuit against the state government this week. Rank and file in unions in LA and Chicago are also strongly against premature physical opening. Continue reading Across the Country, Teachers Unions Lead Fight Against Opening Schools Prematurely
A new survey by the International Trade Union Confederation finds that the U.S. ranks at the bottom of the list for worker’s rights among developed economies.
Labor violations are also at a seven year high globally, the ITUC finds. Continue reading Survey: U.S. Ranked Worst for Workers Rights Among Major Economies
A new report by the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) has found that US billionaire’s wealth as a group has increased by over half a trillion dollars.
This figure represents a 19% increase over the period since March. Continue reading Report: US Billionaire’s Wealth Has Increased by over Half a Trillion During Covid-19 Pandemic
New startling data reveal than just 29% of the unemployed in the U.S. received benefits in the month of March. Payment rates varied among states. In the worst state, Florida, only 7.6% of claimants received benefits. Continue reading Study: Less than 1/3 of Unemployed Americans Received Benefits in March
Disney has cut pay for 100,000 in response to the Covid 19 pandemic. Abigail Disney, grand-niece of founder Walt Disney, publicly criticized the move. A $1.5 billion dividend package for investors and executives will be left intact. Continue reading “WHAT THE ACTUAL F***??” Abigail Disney calls out Disney for Cutting Pay for 100,000 Workers
This is the fifth historic week for unemployment numbers, bringing the total to 26.5 million since March 14th. Continue reading Additional 4.4 Million Americans Filed for Unemployment This Week