December 12, 2017 Caucus Critics to de Blasio: Say, ‘No’ to Cassano!

New York, NY – The FDNY “Probie” who once Tweeted, “I like Jews about as much as hitler,” as well as a litany of other racist gems, is splitting the Mayor’s Office and the City Council this week — with many legislators insisting the author of the vile Tweets isn’t fit to be a New...

December 11, 2017 It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Every year at this time, the network and cable television industry roll out the old favorites. So on any given prime time moment from now until Christmas night, you’ll be able to watch any standard that suits your fancy. Whether it be the nostalgic feel of wanting a Red Ryder BB gun in “A Christmas...

December 10, 2017 Part-Time Professors Stage Two-Day Strike in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill.—Part-time faculty members at Chicago’s Columbia College went on strike for two days Nov. 29-30 to demand that the administration bargain seriously with their union, the Part-Time Faculty At Columbia (P-FAC).

December 10, 2017 L.A. Times Newsroom Staff Calls for Union Vote

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Newsroom staff at the Los Angeles Times filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board Dec. 4, seeking to be represented by the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America.

December 9, 2017 Massachusetts May Vote on $15 Minimum Wage, Paid Leave in 2018

BOSTON, Mass.—The Raise Up Massachusetts coalition submitted petitions Dec. 5 to put initiatives for a $15-an-hour minimum wage and paid family and medical leave on the November 2018 state ballot.

December 9, 2017 Thanks a Lot Chris: Christie Proposes Cutting Health Benefits to Pay for Pensions

TRENTON, N.J.—Gov. Chris Christie released a report Dec. 6 urging state and local governments to cut their workers’ health benefits by more than $4 billion a year and put that money into their pension funds.

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