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A message from the NJ AFL-CIO As Americans, we celebrate 244 years of independence this weekend. We honor almost 2½ centuries of self-determined freedom, governed by the rule of law,...
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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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“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 Lee Fang The Intercept During an internal presentation at Facebook on Wednesday, the company debuted features for Facebook Workplace, an intranet-style chat and office collaboration product similar to Slack....
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Published Friday, June 12, 2020 by St. Louis Labor Tribune (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – As National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka announced via video message the Nationwide Labor Federation’s endorsement of Democrat...
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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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From New Jersey AFL-CIO We still need action. Our frontline heroes are getting sick on the job, but they must prove that their infection with COVID-19 coronavirus was job-related to...
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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...