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Labor Unions to KNIC: Don’t Forget About Us

By TATYANA TURNER

Published in the Norwood News

While plans for the Kingsbridge National Ice Center (KNIC) are on a holding pattern pending lawsuits, Bronx residents affiliated with labor unions are making sure that jobs for the $350 million project go to them. 370 more words

The Brief Origins of May Day by Eric Chase

Dandelion Salad
Originally published May 1, 2015

Republished with permission from IWW

by Eric Chase
IWW, 1993
May 1, 2019

Most people living in the United States know little about the International Workers’ Day of May Day. 2,014 more words

Politics

How Debs Became A Socialist by Paul D'Amato

Dandelion Salad

by Paul D’Amato
SocialistWorker.org
Originally published Feb. 18, 2011
April 29, 2019

In 1920, Eugene V. Debs, ran for president on the Socialist Party ticket and received a million votes–even though he was serving a prison term for speaking out against the First World War. 1,995 more words

History

Vote by Pitt graduate students to unionize declared inconclusive

An election to unionize graduate assistants at the University of Pittsburgh was declared inconclusive Friday after a tally of nearly 1,400 ballots yielded a 37-vote margin favoring Pitt, but left 153 contested votes to be resolved. 160 more words

Labor Relations

On following evil orders at work

In a piece for Medium (link here), Sarah Griffiths interviews psychological researcher Julia Shaw (University College London) on her new book Evil: The Science Behind Humanity’s Dark Side… 621 more words

Workplace Bullying, Mobbing, And Abuse

The Everglades Labor Camp and the Farmworkers’ Movement in Florida

by Charlie Fanning

In 1973, a typhoid epidemic struck the rural city of Homestead in South Florida, sickening approximately 210 people. The victims, who drank from a sewage-infested well, were impoverished farmworkers and their families living in a local labor camp. 3,228 more words

Labor

Tony Santos, former San Leandro mayor who sought to break city's bonds of segregation, dies at 86

Tony Santos, a former San Leandro mayor, stalwart progressive and friend of labor, who lead the once-segregated city toward a more equally diverse future, died Monday afternoon. 1,169 more words