News From: National Politics

by Guest Post | on Jul 22, 2019

Trump's Watered-Down Apprenticeship Program

This post was written by the IBEW. The IBEW urgently needs your help to protect our training programs from a pending federal rule that would let businesses run shoddy apprenticeships with minimal...

by Brian Young | on Jul 19, 2019

Meet Trump's New Labor Secretary

On Thursday, Trump announced that he will be nominating Gene Scalia to be the next Secretary of Labor. This appointment comes just a week after former Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta was forced to...

by Guest Post | on Jul 17, 2019

Trump is a Racist President

George T. Conway III is a lawyer in New York. He wrote this editorial for the Washington Post. To this day, I can remember almost the precise spot where it happened: a supermarket parking...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 10, 2019

Trump's NLRB: Employers May Now File Decerts

Trump’s NLRB has issued yet another decision that would make it easier for employers to decertify unions. This time the NLRB is streamlining the process for employers who “think”...

by Press and Media | on Jun 27, 2019

Day 1 of the Democratic Debates

On Wednesday, Democrats held their first debate of the 2020 Election. 10 candidates were on stage, with another 10 on stage tonight. Below is a quick summary of the important points from CNN.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 26, 2019

Don't Debate Trump

Honor is something that does not exist in the Oval Office anymore. His base may disagree and maybe they’re just hopeful optimists. Anyone who has met Trump, his staff or the misguided rally...

by Press and Media | on Jun 26, 2019

Waiter at Aviary Spits on a Trump

The right is up in arms after a server at an upscale restaurant in Chicago spat on Eric Trump. We wanted to share this to show you the faux outrage that is fueling those on the right to support Trump...

by Press and Media | on Jun 19, 2019

The Long Wait for an Increased Minimum Wage

It has been a decade since President Barack Obama signed an increase to the Federal Minimum Wage. According to the Washington Post, this is the longest such gap in American history. Find out what is...

by Guest Post | on Jun 17, 2019

New Bill Would Crack Down on Call Center Offshoring

New legislation introduced this week by Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.), in the U.S. Senate and the bipartisan duo of Reps. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) and Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) in the House would help crack...

by Press and Media | on Jun 13, 2019

Protesting Trump's Family Separation Policy

Protests against Trump have been growing in popularity and as well as street theatre in the past three years. One protest against his policy of family separation at the border recently popped up in...