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By Steve Wishnia laborpress.org WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court won’t decide whether to take the case dubbed “Janus II” until at least this fall. Mark Janus, plaintiff in the Court’s 2018 Janus...
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Paramus – IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 164, donated $50,000 in PPE to seventeen hospitals in Bergen, Hudson, and Essex counties. The donations consisted of KN95 masks, gowns,...
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“Private equity firms will now be allowed to access—and skim fees off of—the $9 trillion in 100 million workers’ 401(k) plans and IRAs.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer commondreams.org With...
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By Josh Eidelson Bloomberg.com June 8, 2020, 5:26 PM EDT Updated on June 8, 2020, 7:55 PM EDT Organized labor is accused of blocking law enforcement reforms Head of umbrella...
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They are pressuring the unions to end dues collection because of the pandemic By Brian Young ucommblog on Jun 05, 2020 Some of the biggest unions in the country are...
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Aaron Gallant AFL-CIO May 29, 2020 Driving two 26-foot trucks packed with food, members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Local 6 set out on the...
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May 28, 2020 By Steve Wishnia laborpress.org WASHINGTON—“The Postal Service doesn’t need any more debt,” says American Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein. Speaking on a phone press conference May...
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An executive order gives him the ability to cut any regulations that he believes will slow the economic recovery By Brian Young ucommblog.com on May 26, 2020 Last week Trump...
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As America reopens after the prolonged COVID-19 crisis, it’s critical that working families be protected on the job, in stores, and everywhere people congregate. That’s why the New Jersey State...
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May 16, 2020 William C. Sproule For the Inquirer These are unprecedented and challenging times. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues taking its toll, we mourn the loss of thousands of...