Forced arbitration "agreements" are how corporate America gets workers, tenants and customers to sign away their legal rights, substituting kangaroo courts where the "judge" is a lawyer paid by the corporation that abused you, and where the rules are whatever the corporation says they should be; The FAIR Act invalidates the use of arbitration to settle disputes over employment, consumer rights, antitrust and civil rights; it has 147 co-sponsors in the House and 34 in the Senate (all Democrats — Republicans love forced arbitration!), and its only hope of passing is if Democrats nuke the filibuster rule the next time they control the House, Senate and Presidency (that is, in 2020).
Once again proving he's a true buckaroo, self-proclaimed world's greatest author Chuck Tingle has just announced the release of a new "Tingler," a 4,000-word short story that puts a dino-erotic twist on the movement for workers' rights. Unionized In The Butt And Now Everyone Is Safer, Happier And Better Paid is available for anyone to… READ THE REST
Remember in March when Andreas Flaten—ex-employee of A OK Walker Autoworks in Peachtree City, Georgia—discovered his final wages dumped on his driveway in the form of 91,500 oily pennies and a note that read "F*** You"? Now, the US Department of Labor has filed suit against A OK's owner Miles Walker. The lawsuit contends that… READ THE REST
The New York Times, among others, wants us to beleive that America's cops are quitting their cushy, safe, six-figure jobs because morale is low. But labor data shows otherwise, with only 1% leaving their jobs in the last year, far lower than almost every other profession. According to federal data, those worries are unfounded. Last… READ THE REST
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Everyone's been seduced by the idea of camping at one point or another, right? Spotting the stars at night, falling asleep to the sounds of the woods, waking up to a sunrise … There's just something magical about sleeping in the great outdoors. But, of course, reality is often disappointing. Tents, in particular, can be tiny… READ THE REST
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