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Today’s News & Commentary — April 26, 2016

Once a friend of the United Auto Workers, Volkwagen has truly become a foe.  The New York Times reports that yesterday “Volkswagen announced that it would go to federal court to appeal a recent victory by the U.A.W.   285 more words

On Labor

Legislating from the Bench: Court Strikes Down Wisconsin Right-to-Work Law 

Right-to-work laws prohibit businesses and unions from reaching agreements that require all workers, not just union members, to pay union dues. Twenty-four other states have such laws. 307 more words

Politics

Ford Announces $1.6 Billion Investment in Mexico

DETROIT/WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Tuesday announced it would invest $1.6 billion to build more small cars in Mexico, starting in 2018, triggering a fresh blast of criticism from Republican front-runner Donald Trump. 663 more words

Manufacturing

Ford Boosts Investments in Mexico Despite Election Year Controversy

Ford Motor Company, criticized by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for manufacturing outside the United States, announced on Tuesday that it would invest $1.6 billion to build more small cars in Mexico, starting in 2018. 492 more words

Tech

Democratic voters, union members switching parties for primary


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Local elections leaders say they are seeing evidence that Democrats are switching over to vote Republican in the primary election.

In Mahoning County, one out of every 11 voters requesting a Republican absentee ballot is actually registered as a Democrat. 293 more words

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Democratic voters, union members switching parties for primary


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Local elections leaders say they are seeing evidence that Democrats are switching over to vote Republican in the primary election.

In Mahoning County, … 322 more words

News

Requiem for Solidarity: From Flint to Spain an Important Era Has Passed

This past week, two participants in an important era of solidarity passed along.

Richard Wiecorek, the last of Flint sit-down strikers died at the age of 99 in Michigan. 941 more words

Direct Action