Month: May 2015

The true cost of wage theft

Wage theft within the construction industry is a major problem for employees, homeowners and the taxpayers. The workers suffer directly, often being shorted for weeks of work or overtime. On many residential home construction projects, the quality of the homes being...

Does “right to work” destroy jobs?

Is it better to have a job than to have no job? Seemingly a no-brainer, most everyone would accept that having a job is better than being unemployed. But in some lines of work, the difference may be rather marginal.If you work in many retail or food service jobs,...

Discrimination leading to death

Some workers receive more respect than others. When some workers die in the line of duty, they are lauded with many displays of respect. When police officers have been shot there often are elaborate memorial services; they are called "Hero," and frequently long...

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