Show Us the Money!

Image: DULLHUNK Women make 79 percent of what men make in weekly pay based on full time work, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a government agency that monitors trends in labor. Fifty years ago, in 1963, the government passed the Equal Pay Act,...

Book Review: That's Not Fair!/¡No Es Justo!

By Kid Reporter DANESHIA POWELL JOHNSON, age 13 Image: Published by WingsPress That’s Not Fair!/¡No Es Justo! by Carmen Tafolla, Sharyll Tenayuca and Terry Ybanez (illustrator) Wings Press, 2008 (Bilingual edition) That’s Not Fair is a picture book that...

CEOs Fill Their Pockets

A new study from the Institute for Policy Studies shows that CEOs (Chief Executive Officer, or the person in charge of a company) who laid off the most workers during the financial crisis were paid the most. The average income for CEOs in 2009 was more than double the...

Not Paying Wages is Fishy Business

By XAVIER TAYO Brandworkers International Members. Workers for Wild Edibles get to work at 2:00 AM to count, cut and package fish and get it out in trucks by morning. Photo: Brian Palmer, North Star Fund. Immigrant Workers Win Campaign Against Seafood Company...