I agree with this. Amazon is a corporate welfare queen. Taxpayers subsidize Amazon at almost every level imaginable, from local property taxes, corporate income tax, aid to amazons poverty wage workforce, and their shipping costs.
Trump on Monday tweets that the post office loses money delivering packages for Amazon.
5 % pay raises and better benefits. This is the power of striking ✊🏻🇺🇸 #unionyes
“You have a story here, a modern-day story, of labor solidarity on an issue that is irrefutable,” she said. “That for teachers to stay in our profession, for bus drivers and support staff to stay and do this work, we need a livable wage, and we need the conditions in schools that we can help kids thrive.”
West Virginia lawmakers said Tuesday morning that a deal has been reached to deliver a 5% pay raise for all state employees, including striking teachers, according to the state committee meeting on the matter.
Meanwhile in Germany…the power of unions in full display. 4.3% raises and a 28 hour work week!
IG Metall’s landmark deal is seen as benchmark for other sectors
This is why our education system is failing
MOORE, Okla. – It’s no secret teachers in our state are some of the lowest paid in the country. “I work two jobs after school, and I have a roommate who shares my house expenses,” said Lilli Lyon, a Spanish teacher at Moore West Junior High School. She said she hasn’t received a noticeable raise s…
“Burn it all down. That is the calm and reasoned conclusion to which I have come as one horror story after another unspooled in the courtroom. Nobody employed in the upper echelons at USA Gymnastics, or at the United States Olympic Committee, or at Michigan State University should still have a job. If accessorial or conspiracy charges plausibly can be lodged against those people, they should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Those people should come out of civil courts wearing barrels. Their descendants should be answering motions in the 22nd Century. In fact, I can argue convincingly that none of those three institutions should continue to exist in its current form. USA Gymnastics and the USOC should lose their non-profit status forthwith. Michigan State should lose its status within the NCAA for at least five years. American gymnastics is no longer a sport. It’s a conspiracy of pedophiles and their enablers.”
One thing is clear after a remarkable few days of victim statements against serial abuser Larry Nassar: American gymnastics is no longer a sport. It’s a conspiracy of pedophiles and their enablers. And everyone involved needs to pay.
Because they did such a good job managing the business….
Bankrupt toy retailer overcomes objections to get court approval of bonuses for CEO and other top executives.
Corporations use profits to inflate their stock price and pay larger dividends to share holders. Companies don’t hire people because they have more money, they hire people when there is more demand for products.
“But the underlying concept—charging for the use of public assets that have been given away virtually for free—may be part of larger paradigm shift, as cities all over the world re-assess how they interact with the private sector.”
The idea of road user fees dates back to the 19th century; 21st-century ride-hailing may be its ideal use case.