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by Brian Young | on Feb 27, 2020

Trump Issues Restrictive Joint Employer Rule

For the past three years, the Trump appointees on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) have been fighting to overturn the Obama era Joint Employer Rule. This rule held companies like McDonald...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 17, 2020

Trump Proposes Cuts to Federal Pensions

Trump has unveiled his proposed 2021 budget and just like his past three budgets, he is proposing huge cuts for federal workers.

by Guest Post | on Feb 14, 2020

AFSCME Sues Trump's DOL over Privatization

AFSCME filed a lawsuit today in federal court challenging a Department of Labor rule that allows states to skirt requirements to use a merit-based system when hiring Employment Service (ES) workers....

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 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 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 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...

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