On April 3, 1968, King arrived in Memphis, TN on behalf of striking municipal sanitation workers. As the workers themselves tell it, the conditions were horrific: there were no overtime rights; there was no grievance procedure; those who were paid lived in poverty; and those who were injured on the job were fired.
Nine years after our country experienced the worst act of terror on U.S. soil, President Obama on Sunday signed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
In Kansas, some politicians think it’s wrong for the government to choose your doctor, but are just fine with your employer choosing your doctor. The difference? Campaign cash.
If you happen to be a older working Kansan, watch out! The Kansas Chamber is back to it’s same old bag of tricks on improving bottom lines at the expense of working Kansans.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve highlighted some of the more scurrilous positions of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce and how we reach the position that the Kansas Chamber believes working Kansans are disposable.
Kansas Secretary of Labor Jim Garner said he’s seen a growing number of employers who illegally treat workers as independent contractors.
Let’s face it, illegal aliens are not flocking to Kansas for our mild summers–and certainly not our mild winters.
There are many reasons foreign corporations are seeking to defeat candidates this November.
How Delbert Young was left behind by woefully inadequate protections for working Kansans…
From the Topeka Capital-Journal: Business interests today countered a plea for increases in workers’ compensation benefits by arguing recession-battered companies [...]
Kansas ranks 44th in the nation in workers’ compensation benefit levels, and 44th in premium costs to employers, according to [...]