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The Verizon Workers' Victory–Its Meaning Historically & for the Future of the Labor Movement!

By Steven Weiner

As a long-time supporter of unions, who was a member of Local 2627’s Executive Board, part of District Council 37 in NYC, I want to say how proud I am of my union brothers and sisters who went out on strike recently. 342 more words

Labor Unions

When Donald Trump Had a Choice, He Chose Nonunion Labor for His Construction Projects

Donald Trump has admitted before that when he has a choice between union and nonunion labor for his construction projects, Trump chooses nonunion labor. Just how often was that? 695 more words

Current Events

Jeff Fisher’s coach ranking is as mediocre as his overall record

Head coaches are the cornerstone of an NFL team, as their attitude, wisdom and coaching style can either help or destroy the team they’re leading. So the question is, who is the best coach in the NFL right now? 327 more words

Los Angeles Rams

KICLC endorses Douglas Smith for Congress

GRAND RAPIDS June 30,2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council has announced today that it has endorsed Douglas Smith for Congress. Smith is running against incumbent Congressman Justin Amash in Michigan’s Third… 236 more words

Wages

KICLC endorses Rachel Hood for Kent County Drain Commissioner

GRAND RAPIDS June 29, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council has announced today that it has endorsed Rachel Hood for Kent County Drain Commissioner.

When it comes to the environment, Hood’s dedication to protect West Michigan’s watershed is unyielding, and her leadership experience is unparalleled. 173 more words

Political News

KICLC endorses Christopher Reader for Kent County Clerk

GRAND RAPIDS June 29, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor Council has announced today that it has endorsed Christopher Reader for Kent County Clerk. He is facing off against Republican Lisa Posthumus Lyons for the open seat. 239 more words

Political News

Nuclear Shutdown in California includes Transition provisions for Workers

Pacific Gas and Electric company of California announced  on June 21, 2016  that it will not renew licenses for its two nuclear reactors at Diablo Canyon, about halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, set to expire by 2025. 117 more words

Energy Policy