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Of Course, King Would Have Confronted Trump – And The System That Produced Him
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Of Course, King Would Have Confronted Trump – And The System That Produced Him

New York, NY – It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the 31st day of the government shutdown that has robbed 800,000 working Americans of their jobs — how easy it is to revile Donald J. Trump for his relentless attack on American workers, their families and so much else — but what about the…

The Case For A National General Strike Protesting Trump’s Heartless Shutdown
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The Case For A National General Strike Protesting Trump’s Heartless Shutdown

Editor’s Note: The following article appeared at Solon.com and is posted here courtesy of the author. It is hard to understate the utter disdain and contempt being shown by President Donald Trump toward the 800,000 federal workers whose lives he has upended with the government shutdown.

No Joke: The Onion Has a Union
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No Joke: The Onion Has a Union

CHICAGO, Ill.—The Onion has a union contract. The creative staff at the humor publication and its sister sites, including The A/V Club and Clickhole, overwhelmingly ratified their first collective bargaining agreement, the Writers Guild of America, East announced Dec. 20.

LaborPress Honors Five At Leadership Awards Reception
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LaborPress Honors Five At Leadership Awards Reception

New York, NY — LaborPress recently held its annual Leadership Awards Reception in midtown Manhattan. The honorees included Angelo Angelone, president, New York Concrete Workers District Council, LiUNA, Rebecca Damon, president, New York Local, SAG-AFTRA, Kim Medina, executive director, District Council 1707, AFCSME, Michael Smith, president, Local 810, IBT, and Patricia White, president, Local 764, IATSE….

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