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Teacher's Strikes Beginning in Washington State

Teachers’ strikes and demands are beginning to become a major issue in the state of Washington following the influences from teacher strikes in Arizona and West Virginia.  533 more words

Criticism Of Capitalism

Three Reasons Woes Of The Middle-Class & Poor Have Nothing To Do With Bad Financial Planning

Amid news that the economy is booming yet many Americans can’t make ends meet, the idea that people are to blame for their own financial shortcomings continues to find footing in American minds and conversation. 530 more words

Politics

BOLI fines Legacy Health record-breaking $5 million for denying employees breaks

Legacy Health is facing a $5 million fine, the largest civil penalty ever assessed from the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, after employees complained about being forced to skip meal and break periods. 29 more words

The Oregonian

Unions Boost Wages by 11% in Illinois

Illinois has not experienced the same attacks on worker rights and collective bargaining as many neighboring states. While some of Illinois’ elected officials have attempted to enact so-called “right-to-work” zones in Illinois… 373 more words

'Fright Fest' Looking To Scare Up Seasonal Workers

CHICAGO (CBS) — If you’re looking for a frightfully good time, head to Six Flags Great America this weekend.

The park’s annual Fright Fest kicks off Saturday. 74 more words

News

09.15.18

Workers change out of their wet clothes and begin to head out in their trucks from the Randolph Mall on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Power trucks lined the parking lot as they waited to go begin repairing downed power lines due to Hurricane Florence. (photo by Bernadine Hernandez)