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News From: Good Jobs Now

by birchy82 | on Feb 07, 2020

Cuomo: Unemployment for Striking Workers After 2 weeks

Our good friend at Newsday, James Madore reports that Governor Cuomo took the side of workers trying to fight for better wages, benefits, and an overall better life.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 29, 2020

Amazon Employees Put Jobs on the Line Over Climate Change

Workers at Amazon are putting their jobs on the line to speak out against the company's destruction of the planet. On Sunday, 250 employees who make up the Amazon Employees for Climate Justice,...

by Brian Young | on Jan 22, 2020

New Jersey Cracks Down on Misclassifying Workers

With the explosion of independent contractors and freelancers, there has also been an explosion in the misclassification of workers. In New Jersey, the legislature has decided to take up the issue...

by Press and Media | on Nov 13, 2019

We're All Scabs Now

The word Scab is back and the Huffpost takes a look at how it is going mainstream.

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 01, 2019

Chicago Teachers Reach Deal to End Strike

After two weeks on strike, Teachers in Chicago are heading back to school with a “historic” tentative agreement.

by Press and Media | on Nov 01, 2019

Ford Reaches a Deal with the UAW

The United Autoworkers are on a role. Just a week after ratifying a contract at GM, they have announced a new contract with Ford. Below are the details from the AP.

by Guest Post | on Oct 10, 2019

IBEW Supports Nuclear Powers America Act

This post was written by the IBEW. In an age of shrinking bipartisanship and climbing global temperatures, the Nuclear Powers America Act might just be the bipartisan legislation the country needs...

by Guest Post | on Oct 08, 2019

Study: WV Prevailing Wage Repeal Lowers Wages

This post was written by the IBEW. Students at Mountain Valley Elementary School in southern West Virginia’s Mercer County were forced to wait more than a month beyond the start of the...

by Guest Post | on Sep 23, 2019

Chicago Teachers Threaten Strike Over Student Needs

The Chicago Teachers Union is ready to go on strike. Unless the district does a better job addressing the pressing needs of Chicago’s public school students, teachers could be walking the...

by Press and Media | on Sep 18, 2019

Recession Making Impact in Trump Voting Hometowns

Trump's trade war has had a huge impact on many sectors of the economy. Some experts now say that some of these areas may have already entered into a recession and that the people who are most...