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News From: Corporate Greed

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 15, 2020

How Union Bribery Indictments Hurt us All

A story broke a few weeks ago of how a top-ranking building trades official along with other low ranking union reps got indicted on charges of bribery. Bad news like this hurts us all especially the...

by Brian Young | on Oct 13, 2020

Foxconn and Trump Fail on Wisconsin Jobs

In 2018, Trump touted a “deal” with Foxconn to bring thousands of jobs to Wisconsin and to build a 20 million square foot factory. The deal included some of the largest tax breaks for a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 05, 2020

Teachers Strike in Brooklyn

Union members at the Brooklyn Friends School (BFS) have gone on strike after the school administration attempted to dissolve their faculty and staff union.

by Guest Post | on Sep 24, 2020

Protecting Worker Rights in the Philippines

As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte escalates his campaign to punish and execute trade union activists, CWA, The Malaya Movement, the International Coalition for Human Rights in the...

by Brian Young | on Sep 23, 2020

Trump’s DOL: Make Employees Independent Contractors

In recent years, especially as work has changed from a 9-5 job in the office, to more remote, more freelance, and more app-based work, there has been an explosion of workers who are classified as...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 18, 2020

Amazon Tracks Employees to Prevent Organizing

Amazon has a long history of union-busting, including hiring an internal union buster and firing workers who were leading organizing efforts. Now a new report is shedding some light on the technology...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 16, 2020

How Trump's Swamp Ruined the NLRB

House Democrats are issuing subpoenas to compel the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hand over important documents detailing potential ethics violations within the board. The move, which is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 14, 2020

Judge Refuses to Force Unions to Pay Back Fair Share Fees

The Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court decision brought Right to Work to the public sector and eliminated fair share fees. These were payments that were made to the union from someone who was covered...

by Brian Young | on Sep 02, 2020

Amazon Hiring Two Full-Time Unionbusters

Just weeks after Lowes put up a job posting for a staff union buster, Amazon is now following suit. In a job posting the company announced they were looking to hire two Intelligence analysts to track...

by Brian Young | on Sep 01, 2020

Brooklyn Friends is Unfriendly to Organized Labor

Brooklyn Friends School is an elite Quaker private school in Brooklyn. Tuition at the school costs more than most people spend on a new car, starting at $45,400 for grades K-12. The school...