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Reps. Donald Norcross of New Jersey and David McKinley of West Virginia have introduced a bill to expand pre-apprenticeship training to help underrepresented individuals get into the building trades. “My...
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Ensuring the economic future for you and your family depends on your vote for Governor Tom Wolf. An election has never been as important, as this one. With the current...
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It’s well documented that right-to-work laws lower pay and benefits. What they also do, according to a new study, is increase the chance of dying on the job. Published in...
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CREDIT GALLUP:   Labor Union Approval Steady at 15-Year High: STORY HIGHLIGHTS 62% approval of unions roughly matches 2017 level, highest since 2003 Most Democrats approve, while Republicans are evenly...
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Credit:  Market Watch   If labor unions had a stronger presence in the workplace, all workers would see bigger paychecks and better employee benefits, according to new research. Previous studies...
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PAULSBORO, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross, N.J. Senate President Steve Sweeney, N.J. Deputy Assembly Speaker John Burzichelli and the Gloucester County Freeholder Board announced that the Port of...
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After organizing a strike of metal miners against the Anaconda Company, Wobbly organizer Frank Little was dragged from his boarding house room by six masked men. He was beaten and...
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Members of the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) went on strike. The strike lasted only two days, but inaugurated the NFLPA as a real union. The new agreement won...
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Automobile tycoon and fascist Henry Ford was born on this date in Dearborn, Michigan. His introduction of the assembly line and other mass production techniques revolutionized profit-making not only by...
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30 workers were killed by federal troops at the “Battle of the Viaduct“, Chicago, during the Great Upheaval (AKA Great Strike). During the battle, U.S. troops and police attacked about...