As the cost of living continues to rise across the nation, many people-including those here in Indiana-are finding it harder and harder to support themselves. Because despite the fact that companies are finally starting to rebound after the recession, wages continue to flounder.
It's been almost a year since the 16 hotel workers in Indianapolis filed a class action against the city's hotels and the hotel staffing company, Hospitality Staffing Solutions, for failing to pay them for time worked. It's been a long time coming, but they were finally awarded good news this month when their employer agreed to a settlement deal.
Bloggers for the Huffington Post received a heavy blow this month when a circuit court judge rejected their appeal to restore their lawsuit against AOL Inc. for the $105 million in services they provided to The Huffington Post but were not paid for when the company was sold to AOL Inc.
Reader's of our blog know that we've been following the striking Walmart employees since October, explaining how current and former employees have been gathering in protest of Walmart's unfair business practices towards its employees.