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Farmworker Union Launches Boycott Against Reynolds E-Cigarettes, Rallies Against White Sumpremacy
Features, Law and Politics, National

Farmworker Union Launches Boycott Against Reynolds E-Cigarettes, Rallies Against White Sumpremacy

At their national convention Saturday in Toledo, Ohio, the AFL-CIO Farm Labor Organizing Committee celebrated its fiftieth year by launching a boycott of Reynold’s Vuse E-Cigarettes.  FLOC Organizer Catherine Crowe says their membership has been targeting Reynolds American and other tobacco companies for over a decade. [Catherine Crowe]: “We see abuses in the fields in…

CWAers Win Back Pay for State Workers
Municipal Government, National, New York

CWAers Win Back Pay for State Workers

 www.cwa-union.org Newark, NJ – The New Jersey State Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to pass a bill requiring back pay for state workers locked out during the state shutdown, and the Governor signed the bill into law. “We applaud Speaker Vincent Prieto and all those legislators who voted to pass a clean budget,” said CWA…