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Hundreds of taxicab drivers in DC to express their frustration and anger with the new modernization regulations.
The commissioners refused to let drivers speak without filing testimony beforehand - but bent the rules for anyone with an American accent.
The TPP intellectual property rights text leaked on Wednesday would lock down our access to information.
For an analysis of the text visithttp://www.exposethetpp.org/Leaked_TPP_Text_Analysis.pdf
For the full text visit: www.ExposeTheTPP.org
For one week. J.P. Morgan promoted a “Twitter Q&A” where people could ask questions to one of its executives, who would then answer them on the J.P. Morgan account for an hour on Wednesday.
When it started receiving questions like the ones seen above, J.P. Morgan canceled the event.
Twitter Q&As are not good ideas when you’re hated.
Yeah, it turns out that people get mad when you cause them to lose their homes.
Like if you think all employees should get to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with their friends and family.
There is no reason for retail stores to be open on Thanksgiving Day.
We need to respect workers. Don’t shop on Thanksgiving - let workers spend time with their families instead.
Josh Eidelson, Salon Reporter “Corporate Crime Wave in Texas”
Women have to work an extra 3 months and 9 days to receive a paycheck equal to what a man earned last year. But wages for all workers have been stagnant.
THIS IS NOT A GOOD SOLUTION.
But there is a better way: union workers always make the same amount as coworkers with the same skills, regardless of gender, because you and your co-workers are covered under the same contract.
We’ve posted this before, but it’s such an awesome video, we wanted to send it out again.
What are YOUR working conditions?
Here is a short video showing a meeting of the D.C. Taxicab Commission, a government agency. The strange thing is, only English speakers without accents are allowed to speak.(h/t Gawker)
Jessie Black, a 40-year DC taxi driver. “Hundreds of Teamster taxi drivers rally for freedom in DC”