Tag:Labor

Big 3 Automakers Shut Down as Coronavirus Outbreak Grinds US Industry to a Halt

The country's "Big Three" automakers—Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler—are suspending production this week in the interest of protecting workers from the coronavirus outbreak...

Mnuchin: Unemployment rate could hit 20 percent

It might just be scaremongering to convince Republican lawmakers to get behind a stimulus package and bailouts for vulnerable industries, but even so, this...

‘They Are Saving Our Lives’: Demand Grows for Grocery Store Employees, Other Frontline Workers to Receive Hazard Pay Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Grocery stores and other U.S. businesses remaining open amid the coronavirus pandemic are facing pressure from unions and activists to provide hazard pay for...

Major union announces $150 million campaign to beat Trump

A 2 million-member union will be making its largest-ever investment in a presidential election this year—and for good reason. The Service Employees International Union announced plans...

Pelosi Frustrates Progressives by Stalling Pro-Labor Bill While Pushing Trump’s Trade Deal

Progressives on Monday criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for reportedly leaving a broadly popular bill boosting union membership on her desk for months while...

This Thanksgiving, recommit yourself to fighting for the workers who don’t get a Thanksgiving

There are jobs that have to be done on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and every other day of the year. We need doctors and nurses and...

Stephanie Land’s ‘Maid’ shows the limits of hard work in struggle to survive the U.S. economy

How could Stephanie Land’s book Maid not make a splash, with the opening sentence, “My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter,” and a follow-through...

Trump Provokes Outrage With Plan to Nominate Ex-Walmart Attorney Eugene Scalia as Next Labor Secretary

Workers and labor rights advocates expressed outrage after President Donald Trump announced on Twitter late Thursday that he intends to nominate former Walmart attorney...

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House Select January 6th Committee Hearings

EDIT: Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021 · 5:02:04 PM +00:00 · Toro Blanco And with that, the hearing is adjourned for...
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W E L C O M E TO THE SHADE YOU WILL FIND in the DIARIES a LOT of POLITICS AND EVEN...

McCarthy "privileged resolution" to re-seat Jordan and others on Jan 6 committee goes down in flames

GOP House leader McCarthy pulled a last minute stunt by offering a privileged resolution that condemned Speaker Pelosi and demanded...

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