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August 19, 2019 Press Release from the New Jersey AFL-CIO It was a monumental weekend for 28 union members who graduated from the New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s 23rd annual Labor...
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By Grace Segers August 21, 2019 / 10:40 AM / CBS News Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign has unveiled a plan to strengthen unions, with the goal of doubling union membership...
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By Dana Bate WHYY.org The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia has laid off all union workers except a select few. That includes about 200 maintenance workers and about...
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Kevin Drum Political Blogger motherjones.com Back in 2016, North America’s Building Trades Unions endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Once Donald Trump won, however, they responded warmly to his promise to...
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He’s enlisting his massive volunteer base to pressure companies to change their labor practices — and joining several protests himself. By HOLLY OTTERBEIN 08/19/2019 05:00 AM EDT Politico WINDSOR, Ontario...
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From the Bucks County Courier Times For over a decade, the United States Postal Service has been plagued with the burden of prefunding its retiree health care benefits as mandated...
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By JOHN ANNESE New York Daily News A Queens steel-making company must return $6 million in stolen wages to welders and iron workers as part of a plea deal with...
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Anya Litvak Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The choice for thousands of union workers at Royal Dutch Shell’s petrochemical plant in Beaver County was clear Tuesday: Either stand in a giant hall waiting...
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Joseph P. Smith, Vineland Daily Journal CAMDEN – Kline Construction Co., one of New Jersey’s largest “utility support” companies, filed a petition in U.S. District Bankruptcy Court here on Wednesday...
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by Jerry Lambe Lawandcrime.com Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy was called out by the New York Department of Labor’s official Twitter account and Democratic House Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tuesday for...