Posts Tagged ‘Steve Cooper’

Nov
2012
14

PEPPER-OWN-I: Papa John’s CEO Threatens Employee Hours BECAUSE OBAMA.

PEPPER-OWN-I: Papa John's CEO Threatens Employee Hours BECAUSE OBAMA.
Speaking in a college auditorium, Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter claimed that the Affordable Healthcare Act would result in employees’ hours being cut. Schnatter is part of a growing group of Romney supporters/losers who in the days before and after electoral defeat began threatening their employees’ jobs and blaming their...
Nov
2012
12

Chinese Guest Worker Program Rebuked by Government, but China’s Influence on Canadian Coal is Inevitable

Canadian coal companies are avoiding paying prevailing wages with a move similar to the H-2B visa abuse we have witnessed from tech companies in the U.S. In both countries visas are granted to companies which allege to be unable to find qualified native workers and in both scenarios worker representatives dispute the worker shotage. The [&hellip...;
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Nov
2012
8

USArchaic: Map Comparing 2012 Election Results to Civil War Era Divisions Is Hard to Look At

USArchaic: Map Comparing 2012 Election Results to Civil War Era Divisions Is Hard to Look At
This map comparing the 2012 electoral college results to the states/regions which, during Civil War times, practiced slavery or were open to slavery is downright troubling. If you use computers you’ve likely seen it, puked, shared it, and then puked again by now. It’s embarrassing...
Nov
2012
6

VIDEO: Voter Pushes “Obama” On Electronic Voting Machine in PA but “Romney” Gets Highlighted

Here we friggin’ go. May the horror stories mount. This was just posted to the We Party Patriots Facebook page. In the video you can see the voter select “Barack Obama” but have “Mitt Romney” become highlighted. Here is an excerpt from the video’s description. “I asked the voters on either side of me if...
Nov
2012
6

Remarkably Impeccable Election Day Weather Can Only Mean One Thing: God Hates Voter ID

Remarkably Impeccable Election Day Weather Can Only Mean One Thing: God Hates Voter ID
If you believe in God, then today you know that He is on the side of voter turnout. This may strike you as odd considering many of the people who have pushed unAmerican, Jim Crow-esque Voter ID laws are the same people who claim to be protecting the legacy of Christianity. But, truly religious people [&hellip...;
Oct
2012
26

GOP Voter Registration Scandal Intensifies w/New Info About Colin Small, FL, and IN’s 13,000 Voter Purge

Here’s an update to the awful story of widespread GOP voter registration fraud and its connection to Nathan Sproul. A young man with direct ties to Sproul’s Strategic Allied Consulting, the Virginia Republican party and the Republican National Committee was caught throwing voter registrations into a dumpster behind a shopping center in...
Oct
2012
25

TAGG OF TRICKS: Word Surfaces that Romney’s Family Owns Voting Machines in Swing States

TAGG OF TRICKS: Word Surfaces that Romney’s Family Owns Voting Machines in Swing States
In the final weeks before the 2012 election, cries of GOP voter suppression from social justice groups such as the ACLU and the NAACP have intensified as attempted voter fraud appears to be linked to the Republican National Committee itself. It has gotten so bad that the United Nations may be needed to monitor the [&hellip...;
Oct
2012
22

Andy Gammon Died on the Job. Four Companies Violated Procedure and Were Fined Just $15,300.

Conceptually, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s responsibility is to ensure workers are not exposed to unsafe conditions thus allowing them to return home from work to care for their families. But in actuality, OSHA’s main task is not to affect worker behavior whatsoever. Rather, their main impact comes when they...
Oct
2012
16

LOL: Romney’s Tax Plan…REVEALED!

LOL: Romney's Tax Plan...REVEALED!
Take a big whiff. Do you smell that!? It’s the scent of cold, hard Internetting. This is too good not to post even though we just did a Stephen Colbert post and we’re not prone to humorous overload. Without further ado, via the always-on-point @Eclectablog, here is ROMNEY’S TAX PLAN REVEALED!...
Oct
2012
9

BCTD Prez: “Our productivity and workmanship allow us to achieve ‘on time and on budget’ results, while also providing family-sustaining wages that benefit the workers and their communities.”

BCTD Prez:
It’s rare that the Wall Street Journal puts the pro-labor perspective in plain view in their pages, so we figure “hey, why not give them some extra shine for it” when they do. Below find an op-ed from Building and Construction Trades Department (AFL-CIO) President Sean McGarvey titled “Construction Trades do Add...
Sep
2012
24

NJ Attempting to Pass Two New Misclassification Laws to Enforce the Old Definition of Misclassification

A pair of bills in New Jersey are taking aim at rampant employee misclassification in the trucking industry. Via the law firm Ogletree Deakins’ website: If signed into law, the bills would create a presumption of employer-employee relationship (rather than independent contractor relationship) in the drayage trucking or parcel delivery...
Sep
2012
19

SMWIA Local 66 Member Dominated Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” on The Voice Last Night

SMWIA Local 66 Member Dominated Al Green's
Absolutely not a headline we expected to be writing on this blog ever, at any point, ever. But it happened. A Sheet Metal Worker from Local 66 in Washington state appeared on The Voice last night and got some love from Adam Levine, Cee-Lo and Don Henley. Not sure exactly what Christina was doing. Watch [&hellip...;