News From: Corporate Greed

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 20, 2017

Who Doesn't get a Summer Vaca

If you’re a union guy or gal and you’re reading this report from AP about a poll that was recently done on summer vacation, you would be pissed. Paid time off, whether it's a summer...

by John Durso | on Jun 15, 2017

Give to the Strike Fund

Local 812 is in a struggle with Clare Rose, a privately owned Long Island beer distributor of Budweiser, Bud Light, and related brands to preserve good jobs and benefits in the beverage industry. To...

by Rachel Cossio | on Jun 12, 2017

What does a Casting Director Do?

Casting directors, or casting agents, are the people responsible for assigning roles in a production. They’re hired by the production company, corporate client, director, ad agency and/or...

by Brian Young | on Jun 09, 2017

No Bud at Belmont

This Saturday, tens of thousands of horse racing fans will flock to Belmont Park to watch the running of the 149th Test of Champions.  As race fans head to the concessions, Anheuser Busch...

by Rachel Cossio | on Jun 01, 2017

Arrested at the Trump shoe factory

As a result of an investigation to uncover excessive labor abuses in a Chinese shoe factory, Hua Haifeng has been arrested and two others have gone missing, presumed to be detained. The three men...

by Guest Post | on May 31, 2017

Spectrum Strike's Uphill Battle

It took eight weeks and the help of a federal mediator, but negotiators for striking New York IBEW Local 3 members finally got a chance to sit down with Charter/Spectrum officials on May 23rd. Local...

by Press and Media | on May 30, 2017

Tax Break for China Tanks

It's shitty beer anyway...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 26, 2017

What Not to Buy Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff to summer, whether its  heading out on your boat, going to the beach and seeing friends and family at the backyard barbecue.  While groups like the...

by Press and Media | on May 24, 2017

McDonalds: The Donald Trump of Corporations

Yesterday thousands of low wage workers and their allies took to the streets of the Windy City to let McDonalds and their shareholders know that there needs to be changes at the golden arches. ...

by Press and Media | on May 22, 2017

How Noncompete Clauses Hurt

Over the last few years, non-compete clauses have risen in prominence.  Find out what they are and why they are hurting the economy.