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Beyond Meat

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On April 16, 2019
I used to be a vegetarian for 10 years. That is no longer true. But one strong principle still stands–if the meat is terrible, why kill an animal for it? That’s especially true in low level fast food. What possible good is it to eat a McDonald’s burger or Taco Bell taco? That food is […]

Just Cause Firing

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On February 13, 2019

One of the biggest problems workers face is that employers can fire them for any reason. This should not exist. Of course, this is at the center of why every worker should have a union. Capricious emp

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The Small Victories

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On July 17, 2018
At a terrible time like this, we have to remember that the courts can actually do the right thing from time to time and we have to hold onto the small victories and take some heart from them. In-N-Out Burger Inc. violated federal labor law when it told servers in Austin, Texas, they couldn’t wear […]
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Surprise Scheduling

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On July 24, 2017
One of the many indignities low wage workers suffer is with their schedules. Whether the constant shift of their schedules week to week, reporting to work and being sent home after an hour if business is slow, and surprise scheduling are all practices that should be banned. They seriously interfere with the ability of an […]

Life Under Puzder

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On February 8, 2017

I won’t attack Andy Puzder for hiring an undocumented worker to clean his house, but I sure will attack for everything else, including how he treats his own workers. In 1984, I was hired as a ca

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KFC Protests

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On July 26, 2016
Personally, I’d protest KFC for its horrible food, but I guess this is also a reason to do so: For years, authorities under President Xi Jinping have stoked nationalistic sentiments in China as part of a larger campaign to push Chinese Communist Party ideology. Part of that effort includes “civilization” volunteers, who are recruited by […]
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