Posts Tagged ‘Good Jobs First’

Aug
2015
6

NLRB Affirms that U.S. Capitol Contractors Broke the Law by Retaliating Against Protesting Workers

NLRB Affirms that U.S. Capitol Contractors Broke the Law by Retaliating Against Protesting Workers
  The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has determined that the food service vendors at the U.S. Capitol who were the target of protests likely violated labor laws by retaliating against their workers.  In two separate cases filed in April and May, complaints were made against Restaurant Associates by workers at the Capitol Visitors…
Mar
2014
11

REPORT: Of Discouraging $110B in Corporate Welfare, $88M Goes to Koch Industries

REPORT: Of Discouraging $110B in Corporate Welfare, $88M Goes to Koch Industries
  A new report from Good Jobs First, “Subsidizing the Corporate One Percent,” provides detail on our ‘corporate welfare state’ and the way large corporations benefit from programs being sold to the public as beneficial to American citizens.  In total, state and local governments have handed out $110 billion in corporate…
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Dec
2011
14

Less Than 1/2 of US Subsidy Programs Provide Wage Standards, Less Than 1/4 Provide Healthcare

Less Than 1/2 of US Subsidy Programs Provide Wage Standards, Less Than 1/4 Provide Healthcare
Yesterday we covered briefly the U.S.’s addiction to corporate incentive packages highlighted by Clawback, the blog of Good Jobs First, “the nation’s leading resource for grass roots groups and public officials seeking to make economic development subsidies more accountable and effective.” Today, GJF has released a telling…