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by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 10, 2017

H2A Visa Program: Legalized Slavery

In the wake of everything going on with Trump, immigration and building the wall, we often forget that these men and women are coming to the United States for better lives. Some come here to live,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 09, 2017

The Hypocrisy at Google

Google has been in the news recently as one of their engineers was recently fired after he distributed a 10-page memo exploring gender differences and how they have led to the gender hiring gap in...

by Guest Post | on Aug 08, 2017

A New CEO, Same Problems?

The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM), which represents thousands of members at Mondelez International, maker of Nabisco snack products, today...

by Brian Young | on Aug 03, 2017

Dow's Up, Wages Down

As the Dow continues to go up, this week surpassing the 22,000 mark for the first time, Trump is tweeting daily about the new records that are achieved. With low unemployment and record stock prices...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 01, 2017

Is Tesla a Bad Investment?

Tesla and other manufacturers have proven that you can produce cars that are 100% powered by electricity. Forget in the past that they have caught on fire, it’s growing pains. This is not only...

by Brian Young | on Jul 26, 2017

Trump Cuts Workers Wages

On Wednesday, the Department of Labor will take the first step in rolling back the Obama era overtime rule, costing 4.2 million people raises and continuing the circle of exploitation of workers....

by Guest Post | on Jul 20, 2017

Buyer Beware

AT&T wireless employees across the country are gravely concerned that the company’s increased reliance on outsourced retail operations is lowering standards for both customers and workers....

by Guest Post | on Jul 11, 2017

PBS: Exposing Mondelez Greed

In a five-minute mini-documentary produced by PBS, our brothers and sisters from BCTGM spoke out against the greed of Nabisco parent company Mondelez, which closed a manufacturing facility in Chicago...

by Press and Media | on Jul 05, 2017

Preventing Another Bangladesh Burn

Global unions and some major fashion retailors have agreed to continue to work together to better safety standards in Bangladesh for the next three years.  Read more from ABC below.

by Press and Media | on Jun 30, 2017

Holy Father: Unions are Prophetic

The Pope once again had strong words of support for union workers at his recent address of the Confederation of Trade Unions.  Read coverage of the address from Vox.

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