Obama said "Things can fall apart fairly quickly" if Americans don't "pay attention"
Cause: Making sure performers, songwriters and record labels get paid when their music is played on the radio. Legislation to that effect is needed, advocates like the Recording Academy say, to make sure artists are fairly compensated — meaning, they can actually make a living at music instead of having to wait tables for all […]
Oracle on Thursday will try, once again, to get the courts to tell Google to hand over a lot of money. In May 2016, a jury ruled in favor of Google, saying Google's use of bits of Oracle code in Android constituted "fair use." Oracle...Show More Summary
Carnegie Museum of Art announced that the Carnegie Int?l, 57th ed.,2018, has been certified by W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy) as meeting its standards for paying artist fees. The International is the first biennial-style exhibition to become W.A.G.E. Show More Summary
CLAIM: IRS Losing $458 Billion a Year but Not Trying to Collect It. I’d like to know exactly who is getting away with not paying their “fair share.”
The news from Glasgow is that today's meeting with the City Council actually went ahead and made some progress towards agreeing a credible process to resolve the long running equal pay dispute. Now I think it's fair to say that not much...Show More Summary
Reading from the Voice Media empire: One state’s Department of Corrections has agreed to pay a fairly modest $171,000 to settle a lawsuit in the torturous, slow-motion, completely preventable jail death of Dennis Choquette in November 2016. Show More Summary
Multinationals and the rich owe it to the country to pay their fair share. Selling the Trump-Republican tax plan should be awkward for an administration that has made patriotism its central theme. That’s because patriotism isn’t mostly...Show More Summary
LAURENCE KOTLIKOFF: Tax Reform Passes The Fairness Test: The GOP tax plan should do three things. It should expand the economy while raising wages. It should pay for itself. And it should be fair. The new plan’s business-tax provisions will reduce the effective marginal tax rate on U.S. investments dramatically, from close to 35% to […]
Agtech has largely seemed underserved by emerging startups, though farmers have largely proven more receptive to adopting new tech than most might assume. Ceres Imaging has a fairly straightforward pitch. Pay for a low-flying plane to...Show More Summary
Blind, the anonymous employee chat app for employees, polled thousand of people who work at tech companies to ask them the kinds of sensitive questions that you normally can't ask: Do you think you are paid fairly? Are you interested in leaving your job? Not surprisingly, those two things were closely related. Show More Summary
I Tweeted my recent post on 'Glasgow, Job Evaluation and Equal Pay' to all MSPs and MPs with constituencies in the Glasgow area, along with the following message: "If Job Evaluation was a fair and objective in Glasgow City Council, how...Show More Summary
Aside from higher pay, most of the top 5 appear to have average amounts of stress and a fairly average work-life balance. Veuer's Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.
In 2015, some bonkers lefties dreamed up a beautiful idea: A pizza shop, but like, man, we’re gonna pay fair wages because we believe in economic justice, man! And so, in the
If you’ve been paying attention, this should come as no surprise. Infamous celebrity photographer Terry Richardson has reportedly been blacklisted by Condé Nast, which houses publications like Vogue, Vanity Fair, and GQ. In an emailShow More Summary
As a consumer, you may feel a little bett er knowing that stores where you shop pay their workers a fair wage, hire a diverse workforce and avoid polluting the environment. But if you're a CEO trying to run your business in this wayShow More Summary
A few weeks ago, the Los Angeles Times published a hit piece on Disneyland predicated on a misguided question: Is Disney paying its fair share in Anaheim? While the story raises some provocative questions about deals made between Disneyland and the city, the article had a seemingly predetermined narrative. Given Disneyland and Anaheim are in […]
Go ahead, tax the rich, they can afford it. That's the message from a new International Monetary Fund report that also finds inequality hampers long-run economic growth. The analysis details just how much less progressive tax systems...Show More Summary
If you’re currently in the process of moving from a full-time job into becoming a freelancer, you’re probably experiencing changes in every aspect of your life. The way you file taxes is also changing. Instead of having taxes deducted from your income, you now must navigate paying taxes as a business owner. Show More Summary
Clothing brand Patagonia announced that two of its best-selling lines, Better Sweater and Synchilla Snap-T, are now Fair Trade Certified apparel. With the addition of these two lines, 38% of Patagonia's product line is now The post Patagonia Pays Premium to Add Two Top-Selling Products to Fair Trade Certified Line appeared first on Environmental Leader.