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by Chris Erikson | on Apr 14, 2021

Every Good Trade Job Ends

If you are on a good job, enjoy it while it lasts, because it is guaranteed that it’s going to end. They all do, and we all remember the good ones. It is the same for the not-so-good ones,...

by Brian Young | on Apr 14, 2021

Which Unions Won or Lost in 2020

2020 was a tough year for workers. Work moved out of the office and into people’s homes, there was record unemployment especially in the travel industry, and some workers were put on the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 12, 2021

Biden Puts Doug Parker In Charge of OSHA

California workplace safety chief Doug Parker will take over running the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said President Joe Biden on Friday. Parker has a long history of...

by Brian Young | on Apr 09, 2021

Union: Amazon's Illegal Actions During Union Vote

On Friday, the most high-profile union election in decades concluded with workers overwhelmingly voting against the union with a vote of 738 in favor and 1,798 against. There were also 76 voided...

by Brian Young | on Apr 07, 2021

Colectivo Coffee Union Vote Tied

In Wisconsin and Illinois, workers at Colectivo, a midwestern coffee company, have organized and held a vote on joining the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) 494. For over a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 05, 2021

NLRB Finds Amazon Illegally Fired Workers

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been on a hot streak over the last few weeks. After finding Tesla guilty of union-busting and settling a similar case with Google, they have now...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 01, 2021

Why is the Amazon Union Vote Count Taking So Long?

On Monday, all votes were submitted in the historic Amazon union vote at the Bessemer, Alabama warehouse. While only 6,000 people were eligible to vote, it is expected to take days or possibly weeks...

by Brian Young | on Mar 31, 2021

Supreme Court Hears NCAA Athlete Pay Case

As March Madness comes down to the Final Four, the Supreme Court heard an important case concerning challenging amateurism, the ability of college athletes in football and basketball to get paid, and...

by Brian Young | on Mar 31, 2021

Biden Proposes $2T Infrastructure and Jobs Plan

For four years Trump promised an infrastructure week and a massive infrastructure plan. The failure to deliver became a joke on the internet as he finished his term without any substantial proposal....

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 30, 2021

Biden Creates OffShore Wind Zone

Across the country, states are moving away from fossil fuels and moving towards renewable sources of energy. One of those sources is offshore wind. While popular in other parts of the world, offshore...

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