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Tim Mackey: Laborers fought physical machine testing – and won

On June 30, Laborers Local 563 won its federal court case to enforce an arbitration award that stopped an employer from using a physical machine test to screen members. 530 more words

Labor Voices

Pray for the Harvest

Matthew 9:37-38 (NIV)

Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.  Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” 6 more words

God

For working families, 2015 session yields mixed results – and uncertainty

The frenzied finish at the Capitol yielded mixed – and uncertain – results for Minnesota’s working families.

Although the Legislature approved a record investment in long-term care before adjourning last night, unions said lawmakers squandered an opportunity to use the state’s $1.9 billion budget surplus to restore cuts to public schools, expand access to pre-kindergarten and rebuild the state’s transportation infrastructure. 840 more words

Politics

Rethinking the Independent Workforce

I recently spent the night at a tiny farmhouse in Isahaya, a small city brimming with rice-patties in the Nagasaki prefecture. I was a guest of a young Japanese woman and her mother who open up a traditional tatami-floored room in their home to travelers. 677 more words

Business Ethics

EVAN OSNOS: Rise of the Red Prince - How Xi Jinping took control of China

New Yorker: In anticipation of New Year’s Eve, 2014, Xi Jinping, the President of China and the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, permitted a camera crew to come into his office and record a message to the people. 114 more words

Politics

5 Minute Prayer Friday - March 20, 2015

WE NEED MORE PRAYING ON FRIDAYS. PLEASE HELP SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT “5 MINUTE PRAYER FRIDAY”.

What to Do:

Gather as many people as possible to pray with you. 152 more words