#BossTalk aims to be a lot like the show Car Talk. However, instead of teaching you to how to fix your car, we teach you how to fix your boss. Each week, #BossTalk aims to explore ways in which workers can use labor law to fight back against the boss.
Articles by Mike Elk
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s veto of $15 an hour minimum wage shows that the corporate wing of the Democratic Party is still very much alive and willing to take votes against worker’s interests.
So far this month, Payday Senior Labor Reporter Mike Elk has driven over 2,400 miles from Conneautville, Pennsylvania to Canton, Mississippi to Huntsville, Alabama to Nashville to Louisville and now to D.C. Next up, we have Raleigh, North Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina and Atlanta.
By Mike Elk HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – “No, no. He’s got to go,” shouts a crowd of 75 mostly white-haired protesters wearing white #LetsTalkMo shirts in…
Want Payday to visit your city? Payday Senior Labor Reporter Mike Elk pledges to visit any labor struggle in the South where someone will offer him a couch. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you wanna host a labor reporter in your home.
Since 2015, chemical safety activists had warned officials in the Obama Administration that if they didn’t quickly finish rulemaking on the EPA’s Inherently Safer Technology workplace-safety standard that an incoming Republican administration could block the rule from taking effect. Now, it seems their worst nightmare is coming true.
Payday Senior Labor Reporter Mike Elk teamed up with the Guardian to cover the historic “March on Mississippi” against Nissan.
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