A majority of Goodwill entities in the United States pay people with disabilities less than the federal minimum wage, while these same Goodwills simultaneously spend tens of millions of dollars per year on executive compensation and travel-related expenses.
In a new book entitled Beyond the Kitchen Door, Saru Jayaraman highlights the harmful impact of the restaurant industry on the health, economic security, and lives of those who cook, serve, and provide for us.
Former Ms. Michigan, Christine Marie, was a single mother of four, a successful entrepreneur, Young Mother of the Year and deeply committed to her Mormon faith until she fell under the spell of a self-proclaimed religious prophet who debased and prostituted her in the name of religion.
When experimenting with new business models, businesses often attempt to adopt models from more successful firms failing to understand the unique fit these models have with their competitors' culture, organizational architecture, routines and incentive systems.
The most at risk, exploited and vulnerable populations caught in this current debate are Latina workers. Immigration reform while no silver bullet would go a long way to giving both legal and undocumented Latina workers a voice to speak out against exploitation in the workplace.
The reason for Kepler-22b's fame is that it might sustain living organisms. But what if it does? I suspect that if life were discovered the first thing we'd want to do after we'd recovered from the initial awe would be to exploit it.
If we take the joy of Valentine's Day, enjoy the romance of it but also spread the affection and love it breeds far and wide through our daily actions, on this day, but also every other one of the year.
There have been lots of orgs and LGBT people calling for a boycott of Target and I would expect people like Lady Gaga, who generally keep up with the queer news, to have a vague recollection of those events.