March 20, 2018 Escape to Margaritaville: A Mindless But Fun Getaway

Escape to Margaritaville, at the Marquis Theatre, is a mindless show, but full of country-rock persona Jimmy Buffett’s music. It provides a fun escape from reality, particularly if you consume the margaritas that are sold at the theatre’s concession stand.

March 20, 2018 L.A. School Workers Begin Strike-Authorization Vote

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Thousands of Los Angeles school service workers began voting March 13 on whether to authorize a strike. “After nearly a year of negotiations, [the Los Angeles Unified School District] has not made any significant movement to improve our wages and staffing for student services,” SEIU Local 99, which represents custodians, cafeteria workers, special...

March 20, 2018 Foxwoods Workers Move to Join UNITE HERE

Mashantucket, Conn.  Unite Here is seeking to represent more than 300 employees of Foxwoods’. This division of the Foxwood workforce is responsible for cleaning the casino and these employees have filed a petition to unionize. Since workers at Foxwood had concerns regarding pay and several other non-salary issues, they decided to contact Unite Here.

March 19, 2018 Jersey City Teachers Union Claims ‘Breakthrough’ on Health Costs as Members Return to Work

JERSEY CITY, N.J.—Striking Jersey City teachers and school staff returned to work Mar. 19, after their union reached a tentative contract agreement with the city Board of Education the night before.

March 19, 2018 New Yorkers Concerned About Direction of Country

NEW YORK, NY – According to a recent poll conducted with Long Island and New York City residents, Americans are still concerned about the future economics of the country. The poll was conducted March 12-13, with a total of 1,030 participants over the age of 18.

March 19, 2018 Demanding Gun Reform

“Earlier this week I stood shoulder to shoulder in solidarity with students who participated in the National Walkout Day as they demanded gun reform. We have heard these students loud and clear and cannot let them down. It is time for politicians to stand up and create real action and policy change.


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