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Not All Business is Down During the Pandemic
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Not All Business is Down During the Pandemic

New York, NY – Although the year 2020 has been a bust for many companies and small businesses, there are some businesses that have experienced a steady upswing. Small businesses, such as drafting services for those looking to make home improvements, have been fortunate. Delivery services have become important to those who do not want…

Confronting Our Historic Failure on Racism
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Confronting Our Historic Failure on Racism

Editor’s Note: Larry Moskowitz’s first picket line was in 1964 demanding federal intervention when Civil Rights activists Goodman, Schwerner and Chaney went missing, but before their bodies were found. He was a leader of the anti-war movement in Maine and a rank and file Teamster in Massachusetts.The founding staff member of The Working Families Party,…

Phil Cohen Memoir Chronicles the Fight against Union Busting in North Carolina
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Phil Cohen Memoir Chronicles the Fight against Union Busting in North Carolina

New York, NY – Phil Cohen, a veteran organizer, was called out of retirement in 2017 by Workers United/SEIU to investigate and expose an illegal union-busting plot by Mohawk Industries at its North Carolina carpet mill. Cohen’s account of his fight to prove that management was behind an unlawful decertification petition and forced workers to…

Mental Health First Aid and Leadership
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Mental Health First Aid and Leadership

New York, NY – With the elections somewhat behind us and calls for unity appearing in headlines around the Country, the future uncertainties still prove there are big problems for any administration to handle. The fact remains that Covid is still a threat. Both employers and employees are struggling with business and unemployment concerns. This…

Inside ‘The Art of Organizing: The Boston Museum of Fine Arts Union Drive’
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Inside ‘The Art of Organizing: The Boston Museum of Fine Arts Union Drive’

New York, NY – In the early 1990’s, an arcane prohibition held over from an era of strikebreaking Pinkertons meant that security guards at the prestigious Boston Museum of Fine Arts were still barred from unionizing underneath the AFL-CIO umbrella.  Although low-paying, the museum job and its stated mission of sharing high culture with the…

Trade Unionists Called the ‘Saviors of Democracy’ – Will Biden/Harris Listen?
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Trade Unionists Called the ‘Saviors of Democracy’ – Will Biden/Harris Listen?

New York, NY – As the  “saviors of democracy,”  who not only helped Joe Biden win the White House in key battleground states, but who are now also fully prepared to protect that victory from Donald Trump’s ongoing protestations — essential union workers from across the country should have tremendous clout demanding a pro-worker agenda…

Frontline Workers From Nepal Fighting Deportation
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Frontline Workers From Nepal Fighting Deportation

New York, NY  – Frontline and essential workers from Nepal who have been living in the United States with a temporary protected status (TPS) are being threatened with deportation, according to the Center for American Progress (CAP), an independent nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans. TPS is a…

Self-Care is Essential to a Job Done Right
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Self-Care is Essential to a Job Done Right

New York, NY – The one undeniable fact is self-care is an essential part of teamwork. This means with all of our daily tasks and responsibilities, personal health has a powerful impact on personal achievement in both home and work environments. As a whole, personal care reduces healthcare costs which is certainly influential during collective…

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