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Apr 15, 2014

CEO Pay Is Out Of Control

Last year American CEOs pocketed, on average, $11.7 million in 2013 compared to the average worker who earned $35,293. That means CEOs were paid 331 times that of the average worker. Read More

Apr 8, 2014

Are We Getting Closer To Equal Pay For Equal Work?

Today is Pay Equity Day. Read More

Mar 21, 2014

Pensiongate in New Jersey?

First there was Bridgegate. Now a new investigative piece in The Nation is asking if Pensiongate is next. Read More

Mar 18, 2014

Korea-US Free Trade Agreement Two Years Out: Promise vs. Reality

CWA President Larry Cohen writes, "Before the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) was adopted, a lot of promises were made. This deal would result in more U.S. jobs and bigger markets for U.S. goods in Korea, we were told. The problems of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would be fixed, we were promised. March 15 marks the second anniversary of this deal, and two years out, reality doesn't match up with any of those promises." Read More

Feb 24, 2014

Is Governor Nikki Haley Violating Her Own State Law?

Its not clear what South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is trying to accomplish when she says that corporations with union representation shouldnt even think about locating in her state. Read More