McDonald’s workers in 15 U.S. cities recently staged a weeklong strike demanding a $15 hourly wage for every McDonald’s worker. McDonald’s resisted, pledging only to raise average wages to $13 an hour.
A former Colorado Amazon employee filed a complaint to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) last week alleging that the company fired her because she raised concerns over Amazon’s COVID-19 workplace health and safety standards.
Imagine having no recourse after being sexually harassed at work. Imagine the harassment being considered acceptable under current employment law because the sexual harassment did not happen frequently enough or was not severe enough.