News From: Politics

by Brian Young | on Jan 16, 2019

Truck Drivers Get their Day in Court

In a surprising move, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of workers. In the case of New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, the court ruled that workers in the transportation industry cannot be forced...

by Press and Media | on Jan 14, 2019

Is it Time for TSA Employees to Strike?

With Trump's lockout of government workers now the longest in United States history and federal workers having now missed a paycheck, is it time for them to strike?  Below Barbara Ehrenreich...

by Press and Media | on Jan 10, 2019

Mandatory Paid Vacation

New York City is well on it's on way to becoming the fairest city in America. Not only does the city have a $15 minimum wage, but now the Mayor wants to ensure that everyone in the city gets paid...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 09, 2019

Mike: People Impacted by Trump's Government Lockout

Day 18 of the government shutdown is here and over 800,000 federal workers are locked out or are being forced to work without pay. One such employee is Mike Gayzagian who is a TSA agent and therefore...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 08, 2019

Steve: People Impacted by Trump's Government Lockout

Yesterday we reported on a TSA agent who was required to go to work during the shutdown, even though he wasn’t getting paid. Today we spoke to Steve Calder, who works for the EPA in Boston and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 08, 2019

Can Locked Out Federal Workers Apply for Unemployment?

With the government shutdown and no end in sight, federal workers who are locked out or who are being forced to work without pay will miss their first paychecks on Friday, January 11th. As we...

by Ashley Blom | on Jan 07, 2019

How the White House is Destroying America

The Trump Administration just keeps making more enemies and poor decisions. From factory growth slowing down, to the EPA, all the way to GM being sued, Trump’s policies are bad for business,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 07, 2019

Dave: People Impacted by Trump's Government Lockout

We tend to forget that the 800,000 who are affected by this lockout didn’t ask for this and they are real people. The government shutdown is entering its third week. This Friday will be the...

by Press and Media | on Jan 04, 2019

Virginia Lawmaker Wants to Repeal Right to Work

In one of the oldest Right to Work states, one lawmaker is working to pass a bill to repeal the law. Find out more from The Republican Standard below.

by Guest Post | on Jan 04, 2019

Romney: Trump's Character Falls Short

Mitt Romney, a Republican from Utah and the party’s 2012 nominee for president, will be sworn into the U.S. Senate on Thursday. This editorial first appeared on New Year's Day in the...