http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/dec/27/university-of-california-strike-settlement The agreement would provide wage increases of up to 66% over the two-and-a-half-year life of the contract, according to leaders of the two UAW union locals representing the 36,000 graduate students covered by the deal. By the fall term of 2024, the minimum nine-month salary for teaching assistants would rise to $36,500 at UC … More TheVoiceOfJoyce After 6 weeks, 48, 000 teaching assistants, grad student researchers and others, have agreed on wages and benefits, guaranteeing an agreeable base pay for graduate student educators in the California University System. The strikers were represented by the UAW. The students will return to work after the winter break. There stating salaries will now range from $34,000 – $40,000 plus $2000 per semester for childcare. This contract lasts 2.5 yrs.
stocks.apple.com/AhPZVo8_iTUmW3HH9kGqdbw Some law firms that represent management have been critical of Abruzzo’s approach, describing her proposals, including increased penalties on employers, as “hawkish” and anti-employer. This year has seen a surge of first-time union victories at companies, such as Amazon, Trader Joe’s, Chipotle and Apple that have long evaded unionization, as well as a 53 … More TheVoiceOfJoyce under Jennifer Abruzzo of the NLRB employers are now responsible for causing financial hardship to an employee who’s been fired for Unionizing or belonging to a Union. A Federal Judge has sided with employees illegally fired for Unionizing.
If they strike, it’s inflationary. When Corporations raise prices, forcing people to forgo the necessities of life, that’s good business. Why isn’t Corporate unaccountability inflationary? Who is enforcing Corporate anti trust Laws and reigning in usurious profits? If Biden were pro labor, he’d let his chief prosecutor for the NLRB make a deal and not … More TheVoiceOfJoyce Once again, labor is not getting the benefits people require. The railroad workers have asked for paid sick leave and schedules of work. That’s not asking too much.
Big business loves consolidation of their Power. They are not benevolent. They’re avaricious and exist to raise profits and market share. By allowing mergers and one, two or 3 dominant players in every industry, we created greedy companies, oblivious to the needs of their customers and the root cause of our current Inflationary spiral. We … More TheVoiceOfJoyce If we want competition, the Government has to enforce anti trust Legislation and stop allowing mergers. To protect us, the government workforce must be expanded to enforce anti trust Laws. Unaccountable Business is hurting Americans. There is no data on Corporate 1000 following ESG’s! ( Definition: Stewards of the Environment, Contributing to their community, creating Corporate Governance giving stakeholders a say in the working of the Corporation)
I wish I could state, Tesla’s construction site in Austin, Texas, is an outlying case of labor abuse, it isn’t. Unfortunately, Corporate America has become used to charging customers exorbitant fees, while hurting labor, literally and figuratively. Today, it’s Tesla we’re discussing. They’re not following OHSA Laws, they’re not enforcing job training, they’re not paying … More AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The state of Corporate America/ unaccountable & without Rules & oversight TESLA GIGAFACTORY EXAMPLE
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/oct/12/hunger-food-insecurity-midterms-humiliating-us-voters In Ohio, for instance, hunger is not mentioned among the key issues on the campaign websites for Senate candidates JD Vance and Tim Ryan, even as they debate issues such as crime that are often caused by hunger. Neither candidate responded to interview requests. In the Ohio governor’s race, Democratic challenger Nan Whaley has … More AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Hunger and food insecurity in America is on the rise with homelessness and yet, only the Democratic candidates in Ohio are addressing this issue. Since the Pandemic, food insecurity has risen. I personally have friends who work to service the food insecure at food pantries. When asked, many using the Pantries say, they won’t vote? I say, why not vote for a Democrat who you know stands with you on Societal issues. This year, and every year, with Trumps GOP in power, minority representation in Congress , is being eliminated. Will those needing assistance, continue to vote against yourself interests, or will you vote Democrat and preserve and increase your rights to food, healthcare, WI-FI, and schools, for you and your children? CHOOSE Democrats , not TrumpsGop.
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/sep/29/amazon-us-workers-battle-unionize-second-warehouse Heather Goodall, a 50-year-old Amazon worker, began pushing for a union at her Amazon warehouse just outside Albany, New York, largely because she was alarmed about safety problems – items often fell off the warehouse’s 27ft-high racks, she said. “We’ve had packers who had items fall on them. Several complained about concussions,” Goodall said. … More AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Amazon should not be able to terminate or mistreat employees for Unionizing. If Corporations were humane, gave a living wage, increased cost of living pay, gave healthcare and paid sick day and provided a safe work place, we wouldn’t need to Unionize every industry in our Country. However, American Corporations only think of their profit margins and people, employees, are dispensable. Not any more. We the People, don’t have to be treated poorly or intimidated. Document abusive behavior toward you. Take photos of your work place, keep records and when you can vote Union, do it. A stronger NLRB would encourage sectoral Unions, one shop or warehouse unionizes, they’re allUnionized. No need for separate voting. Take away monopolies power and vote Union to increase your wage, benefits and safety.
http://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/23/technology/midterm-elections-misinformation.html Voter fraud is rare, but that falsehood about the 2020 election has become a central campaign issue for dozens of candidates around the country, causing misinformation and toxic content about the issue to spread widely online. “Stolen election” was mentioned 325,589 times on Twitter from June 19 to July 19, a number that has … More TheVoiceOfJoyce No need to fear going to the Polls and checking your ballot. Go with friends and vote. Know your polling place in advance. Make sure you’re registered to vote, take ID, water and snacks. Be prepared, in some states, to be watched. Don’t be intimidated. This year’s midterm is very important. Who is elected, determines, if the lies of Donald Trump are perpetuated and repressive State Laws prevail. There’s lots of money at stake. Millions are being made on Social Media Platforms perpetuating lies. Millions are made in State government’s, by concentrating power in the hands of a few, who don’t want to change their way of life. Why else would Governors, like Ron deSantis surround himself with 40 Billionaires, dedicated to curtailing the Rights of We, the People. Social Media Platforms reward lies and misinformation, read reliable newspapers, look around you, see for yourself, can your life and the lives of your children be better? If the answer is , yes, VoteRon DeSantis and , others like him ,out of office. Get rid of their grip on your onceFree society and vote for change. Why do you think they’re invested in misinformation and lies about the 2020 election and so much more? The truth, they get the money to control your way of life, what you learn and how much you earn, your education, your healthcare, your housing and so much more! Do you want DeSantis making these decisions for you and your family, or do you want a say, in how you live. If you want input into Government and your way of life, vote for change and remain active in Politics. #Politics effects US!