Friday, May 04, 2012

MSNBC, May 1, 2012, Tuesday


May 1, 2012, Tuesday

MSNBC (full article) 

Wal-Mart worker wants CEO fired

Social media and online petitions, effectively used by consumers to pressure companies to rethink rate hikes and reassess labor practices overseas, could put power in employees’ hands, said labor experts.

“All of these Internet forces are all of a sudden part of the communications currency in the world, especially in America,” said Lee Howard Adler, who teaches employment law and public sector collective bargaining and labor law at Cornell’s Industrial and Labor Relations School. “Even the most powerful see some need to address these great.”