Wage increases are a great idea, but… Peter Georgescu has a message he wants America’s corporate and political elites to hear: “I’m scared,” he said in a recent New York Times opinion piece. He adds … Read moreCEOs Call for Wage Increases for Workers! What’s the Catch?
McDonald’s is scrambling, and we’re not talking eggs. You know your business has what image consultants call “quality perception issues” when you have to launch a PR initiative that publicly addresses such questions as: “Does … Read moreMcDonald’s: How Tacky can the Golden Arches Get?
Here’s a ‘tip’ for you, Marriott: pay better than slave wages! As an old popular song from the 1970s asks, what do you get if you “work your fingers right down to the bone?” Boney … Read moreMarriott Hotel’s Shameful Tipping Scam
Minimum wage: Our leaders in Washington finally take action! At last, our political leaders in Washington are taking action for low-wage workers and the middle class, striking a bold blow for America’s historic values of … Read moreA Bold Shift in America’s Minimum Wage Debate
NFL Cheerleaders need us to cheer for them It doesn’t take an IQ much higher than room temperature to realize that it’s way past time to raise America’s sub-poverty minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. … Read moreFrom Farm Workers to Cheerleaders, We’re all in This Together
The Employment Policies Institute is a phony astroturf front for restaurant chains. In L. Frank Baum’s novel, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” the wizard turns out to be a big phony — just an eccentric old … Read moreThe Flimflam of the Employment Policies Institute