Union leaders issued statements following last night’s release of the Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer who shot and killed unarmed black youth Michael Brown in Ferguson more than three months ago. 392 more words
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At Newark rally, praise for Obama's executive immigration action; Latina labor leaders say move "stole thunder" from Christie's 2016 ambitions
NEWARK – A small crowd of about 50 labor leaders, community members and elected officials in Newark on Friday applauded a big move by U.S. President Barack Obama. 613 more words
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The city of Sacramento is cutting ties with a private security company amid accusations the company paid millions to guard public buildings hasn’t put guards on duty where it’s paid to. 149 more words
Originally published in Baltimore City Paper on October 28, 2014.
On Sunday, Oct. 19, as Ravens fans meandered around the chilly Inner Harbor in advance of the game set to begin later that afternoon, about two dozen workers and community supporters formed a picket line outside the Jimmy John’s sandwich shop on Pratt Street to demand the right to form a union. 859 more words