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Well, this truly justifies the impoverishment of minor league baseball players. I asked Rob Manfred about MLB's endorsement of the Save America's Pastime Act & why MLB is opposed to paying minor leaguers minimum wage: pic.twitter.com/MwXPTEyD9S — Brendan Kennedy (@BKennedyStar) October 4, 2016 Yes, clearly the horror of paperwork, something billionaires could not possibly afford […]
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Wage Theft at the Super Bowl

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On February 24, 2016
The plaintiff in a case against Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara charging widespread wage theft and other labor law violations writes about it: I worked for Centerplate at Levi’s Stadium during four games, including the Super Bowl. My post was inside the Yahoo Fantasy Football Lounge, one of the stadium’s ten “premium club areas.” As […]

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On January 2, 2016

Sometimes, if you fight long and hard enough, you might win something and positive change results. At least that’s the case for 239 Citgo employees at the company’s refinery in Corpus Chri

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Yesterday I talked about the California bill for a meaningful wage theft law. On this particular issue, the problem is not Walmart or McDonald’s. The problem are employers who rely on immigrant labor who don’t have an easy ability to speak out about their exploitation. But in these industries, especially the apparel sweatshops of Los […]
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