Joyce Gill Campbell was a nanny in New York City, but after being underpaid and overworked by her employer, she became an advocate for worker’s rights. Joyce was part of a campaign which resulted in New York’s first ever Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.
Hal Taussig believes that CEOs have a responsibility to do more than earn wealth for themselves. He created a successful travel company called Untours. The company has a budget in the millions and maintains a healthy profit margin - but Hal does not keep any of the profits. He donates them to charity. Also in this episode: at a time when many people are sorting out which candidate they identify with, George Akers remembers being regularly identified as a candidate by other people: he bears an uncanny resemblance to Richard Nixon.
Hal Taussig believes that CEOs have a responsibility to do more than earn wealth for themselves. He created a successful travel company called Untours. The company has a budget in the millions. But Hal does not keep any of the profits. He donates them to charity.
or years, Bernadette Lacy got up at 5 am for her first job and often returned home at 10 pm. Her doctor told her to stop working so hard, and she finally did when her health went downhill. When she started feeling better, the recession had hit and she could no longer find full-time work. Photo: beautyfashion.com where Bernadette is now a contributor.
Anthony Beaver is a service adviser at a car dealership in Napa, California. He's the one who delivers the news after the mechanic has checked the engine and found out what's wrong. Anthony talks about the time an irate boyfriend showed up to confront him - and he answers the difficult question of why there are so few young black men doing this kind of work. Also on the show: after a coma, a young woman opens her eyes to the kindness of others.
Late last night, Presbyterian leaders voted to allow gays and lesbians to be ordained as ministers. We speak with Murray Richmond who was a Presbyterian pastor for years and followed the official church line regarding homosexuality - it was against the teachings of the Bible and wrong. When he met some gay Christians, Murray began to change his mind.