Tag Archives: worker rights

Restauranteurs Ban Tipping, Pay Living Wage

Restauranteurs Ban Tipping, Pay Living Wage
A new restaurant in Philadelphia won’t allow customers to tip its waitstaff. Instead, it plans to pay employees a living wage with generous benefits. By Bryce Covert, www.nationofchange.org Chef Brian Oliveira and co-owner Cristian Mora of Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie, set to open at the end of the ... Read more

Corporate Anti-Union Strategy in America

Corporate Anti-Union Strategy in America
Labor Day 2014 in the U.S. has come and gone and it should be obvious to all but those with self-imposed historical myopia that American unions and workers are now well into a fourth decade of a strategic retreat. Retreat is not synonymous with defeat, of course. Resistance and fight-back continues to ... Read more