June 5, 2012

How Your Cable Bill Is Being Used To Deny Workers Paid Sick Leave

The Philadelphia Inquirer has a great article up which delves into the lobbying cash special interests are using to influence public policy in that city. Big Soda leads the lobbying pack, spending $238,921 in the quarter, six times the amount spent by the next competitor. Interestingly, the article notes that cable giant Comcast spent $32,985 lobbying
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May 16, 2012

Corruption Is The Reason Why You’re Not Guaranteed Paid Sick Leave

Corruption Is The Reason Why You're Not Guaranteed Paid Sick Leave

The United States is the only developed nation that does not require employers to give their employees paid sick leave. For many Americans, that means choosing between their pay and their health — a devil’s choice if there ever was one. Philadelphia’s Claudia Rendon had to face that choice late last year. She was fired
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