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More Than 10,000 Working People Join Together in Unions in One Week

This past week alone, more than 10,000 working people chose to join together in unions for the freedom to negotiate a fair return on their hard work. 486 more words

Organizing

Amazon Gets Tax Breaks While Its Employees Rely on Food Stamps, New Data Show

Claire Brown reports in the Intercept:

LATER THIS YEAR, Amazon will begin accepting grocery orders from customers using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the federal anti-poverty program formerly known as food stamps.

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Daily Life

Listen Powell, you gutter-rat!

  Illustration: Steve Bell (Guardian)

It’s exactly twenty years since Powell’s infamous ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech. The racism that Powell stirred up then, became less publicly acceptable over the decades that followed, but never fully went away: it was clearly reflected in the EU referendum campaign and the Brexit vote. 1,535 more words

Racism

Please Attend DC 37 Town Halls Scheduled for May

By MIKE LEE

The union is under attack. Our collective future is at stake.

As the nation waits for the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on… 258 more words

Unions

A Real Struggle

Photo from google images

In Arizona and many of the other United States, we are finally having a Teacher/state showdown.  Teachers are banding together to call for higher pay.  443 more words

Children

NTUC to set up Training Council to help workers tackle future disruptions

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

It will take charge of curating and delivering training and certification through cooperation with Institutes of Higher Learning, professional associations and companies, said NTUC Secretary General Chan Chun Sing. 670 more words

Current Affairs

Labor union asks Senate to vote now on Kimberly-Clark subsidies

United Steelworkers called on the state Senate this week to hold an immediate vote on the subsidy package designed to keep two Kimberly-Clark Corp. plants in operation in Fox Crossing and Neenah. > Appleton Post Crescent