Political verse from Skip Tenczar
Rick Scott, Ron DeSantis and Matt Gaetz
Met with St. Peter at the pearly gates.
Peter asked the men,
“Do you realize greed is sin?”
The three then knew their eternal fates.
We have a conversation with Nick Sybert about the characters of business executives. He and his co-researchers have identified several characterstics of executives that they refer to as dark personality traits: psychopathy, machiavellianism, narcissism. These, along with a pattern of short-term expectations in the corporate world, contribute to such things as earnings manipulation and other ethical lapses.
Bio: Nick Seybert Associate Professor
Department of Accounting and Information Assurance
Robert H. Smith School of Business University of Maryland, College Park--
Jaw-dropping study: Executives who manipulate earnings are hired for their lack of ethics Your bad boss may be that way for a reason .https://www.fastcompany.com/90621991/jaw-dropping-study-executives-who-manipulate-earnings-are-hired-for-their-lack-of-ethics
Part Two: We talk with Rand Wilson about unionization in the context of the attempt to unionize warehouse workers at Amazon in Bessemer, Alabama. We discuss the successes, despite the failure of the vote in the end. We talk about the intermediate successes.
Bio: Rand Wilson is an organizer and chief of staff at SEIU Local 888 in Boston.
The Message from the Amazon Union Defeat in Alabama Is Clear: Keep Organizing The union’s loss in Bessemer shows the urgent need for both labor law reform and organizing at a mass scale.
US unions not fazed by Amazon setback and vow to keep up the organizing fight Labor groups point to progress in a wide range of industries as evidence that workers across America are ready to unionize
Median Worker Makes $3,250 Less Per Year Than in 1979 Due to Decline in Unions
Get the Federal Government to Fund Union Organizing. Now. The most obvious and brilliant idea to revive organized labor, fast.https://inthesetimes.com/article/government-fund-union-organizing-amazon
Amazon Vote Deals Blow to Expanding Labor Union Membership Unionization rates are trending down in the private sector, despite increased focus in Washington