Take Action: Protect Workers’ Earned Tips!

Take Action: Protect Workers’ Earned Tips!

On December 4, the Department of Labor proposed removing important language from labor regulations establishing that all tips belong to the person who earned them, because they say they want to promote more tip pools to share tips between front of the house and back...
Join the Debate: Telemedicine for Vets?

Join the Debate: Telemedicine for Vets?

Photo Credit: Telemedicine Consult by Intel Free Press is licensed by CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons   On October 2, the Department of Veterans Affairs proposed a rule change that could impact the lives of thousands of veterans living in rural America. The...
More than their fair share–environmental inequality

More than their fair share–environmental inequality

Last month we watched the  Trump Administration disregard the voices of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe concerning the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which will place their primary water source, Lake Oahe, at risk of oil contamination. The decision of the...