There is a strike starting today at Kaiser Permanente hospitals in California. Security guards are paid little and get few benefits -- not even sick leave.
In Oregon, Kaiser Permanente security guards are employed by Kaiser, not by a contractor. They are unionized and here is a short chart of just some of the difference this makes.
The California Chamber of Commerce has released its annual list of what it calls "job-killer bills." Why is it that the hit-list seems to only target Democrats?
The California Chamber of commerce is a lobbying association. They represent their members: businesses, many of which are large corporations. This is about private greed vs. the public good.
Over the last few weeks I have been writing about the plight of security guards working for a company called Inter-Con, a contractor at Kaiser Permane...
From what I can see, many of the activists in this campaign are vastly more invested in beating the "other side" than they are in beating the Republicans in the fall.