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Are Police Unions Choosing Labor Rights Over Public Safety?

Are Police Unions Choosing Labor Rights Over Public Safety?

by Carla Murphy on December 2 2014, 4:01PM

Some police unions protect the jobs and pensions of even police officers who have been disciplined

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Minimum Wage and Overtime Extended to Home Care Workers

Minimum Wage and Overtime Extended to Home Care Workers

by Von Diaz on September 18 2013, 12:52PM

Tuesday’s ruling by the Obama administration affects nearly 2 million health care workers.

Topics: /NOW

St. Louis Fast Food Workers Latest To Go On Strike

St. Louis Fast Food Workers Latest To Go On Strike

by on May 9 2013, 11:50AM

Fast food workers in St. Louis went on strike today to demand raises and the right to organize. They join a national trend of low-wage and service sector workers demanding better jobs.

Topics: /NOW

Major Companies Rely On Underground Labor Brokers That Charge Workers High Fees

by on May 1 2013, 5:16PM

Some of the country’s biggest temp agencies and high profile companies regularly delegate hiring and employment services to a network of underground labor brokers that charge workers obligatory fees for rides to their jobs and to cash checks. The fees…

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Obama's New Labor Nominee Gave Him a Long Thank You en Español

Obama’s New Labor Nominee Gave Him a Long Thank You en Español

by Jorge Rivas on March 18 2013, 3:06PM

Perez, 51, the son of Dominican immigrants thanked the president in Spanish and English early in his address.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

AFL-CIO Praises Obama's Perez Pick

AFL-CIO Praises Obama’s Perez Pick

by Jorge Rivas on March 18 2013, 2:10PM

President Obama announced Monday that he would nominate Thomas E. Perez, who heads the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department, to be the next secretary of labor.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Michigan Police Don Riot Gear and Pepper Spray As Workers Protest Anti-Union Laws

Michigan Police Don Riot Gear and Pepper Spray As Workers Protest Anti-Union Laws

by on December 11 2012, 5:27PM

Pro-union protesters in Lansing today were met by Michigan State Police in riot gear and wielding pepper spray.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

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