Category: Workforce

Who Would Pay $26,000 to Work in a Chicken Plant?

Ed Lynn- December 29, 2017

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Workers Get Time Off To Protest Trump — Plus Paychecks, Too!

Deborah Montesano- April 20, 2017

Facebook has a beef with Donald Trump. Since the problem has to do with its workforce, the corporation has adopted a policy that is spreading in the tech ... Read More

Hillary Clinton takes a stand for workers, slams Chris Christie for vetoing wage hike

Editor SCD- September 1, 2016

TRENTON -- Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton took a swipe at Chris Christie on Wednesday, slamming him for his Tuesday veto of a bill to ... Read More

America’s soldiers are saying “thanks, Obama” – for a pay raise!

Editor SCD- September 1, 2016

The military is getting a pay raise next year, but not as big of a bump as they were expecting. President Barack Obama announced plans ... Read More

The Demolition Of Workers Compensation

Ed Lynn- September 20, 2015

It was getting late that September afternoon in 2012. Whedbee, a 50-year-old derrickhand, was helping another worker remove a pipe fitting on top of the ... Read More

Whataburger Fires Employee Who Refused to Serve Police Officers

Editor SCD- September 17, 2015

A Whataburger employee has been fired after refusing to serve police officers at a Lewisville, Texas location. Officers Cameron Beckham and Michael Magovern stopped in ... Read More

Chris Christie expresses intent to screw Americans as he did New Jersians (VIDEO)

Editor SCD- September 14, 2015

Chris Christie blames unions for dismal New Jersey economy Chris Christie is a piece of work. He has driven his state to nine downgrades. His ... Read More

Home Ownership Losing Role as Lynchpin of the American Dream

Ed Lynn- June 2, 2015 By Mechele Dickerson Professor of Law at University of Texas at Austin June is National Homeownership Month. Realtors, home builders, lenders and governmental officials have ... Read More

Could New Jersey Minimum Wage Proposal Work – Even In ‘Expensive’ Towns?

Ed Lynn- March 20, 2015

How an "expensive" N.J. community might handle town-by-town minimum wage proposal MONTCLAIR — A township official says an Assembly proposal that would allow municipalities in ... Read More

California Legislature Passes Bill to Protect Temp Workers

Ed Lynn- September 1, 2014

California Legislature Passes Bill to Protect Temp Workers by Michael Grabell ProPublica, Aug. 29, 2014, 2:50 p.m. California Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-West Covina, who sponsored ... Read More