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Blog of the Week

Manchin and Sinema are poised to tank $15 minimum wage, so here come the insulting 'compromises'

A minimum wage increase goes before the Senate parliamentarian on Wednesday to find out if it passes muster for inclusion in the COVID-19 relief package being passed under budget reconciliation.

Thought for the Week

"The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression."

–W.E.B. Du Bois

List of the Week

from Economic Policy Institute

Why workers need the Protecting the Right to Organize Act

  • Nearly half (48%) of all nonunion workers surveyed say they would vote for a union if given the opportunity
  • 65% of Americans who approve of labor unions is higher than it has been since the early 2000s, with young workers ages 18–34 the most supportive.
  • Employers are charged with violating the law by firing activists, making illegal threats, and engaging in other unlawful conduct in 41.5% of all organizing campaigns.

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Are You Ready For Microsoft’s Future Workplace?
  2. Women in business: 3 tips for telling your investors (or bosses) you're pregnant
  3. The New York Times paints a grim picture of its own workplace culture
  4. DA Announces Dedicated Unit to Prosecute Workplace Crimes
  5. Intimate Partner Violence Is a Workplace Issue