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This Week’s Buzz: Corp. Reform; Organizing and Worker Retirement
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Multimedia, Municipal Government, National

This Week’s Buzz: Corp. Reform; Organizing and Worker Retirement

On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, labor law expert Alexander Schmidt talks about restructuring U.S corporations in ways that actually benefit workers; union organizer Phil Cohen talks about his book “The Jackson Project; and Audrey Brown and Seth Kennedy from DC37’s Health & Security Plan discuss threats to worker retirements.

Harley-Davidson Says Congressional Plea Won’t Stop K.C. Plant Closing
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Harley-Davidson Says Congressional Plea Won’t Stop K.C. Plant Closing

MILWAUKEE, Wisc.—A plea by four members of Missouri’s congressional delegation reminding Harley-Davidson of the subsidies it got to open its factory in Kansas City won’t stop the company from closing the motorcycle assembly plant, a company spokesperson said Feb. 19. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt, along with two House members, sent Harley CEO Matt…

Thousands of Workers Stand Firm in Foley Square
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Thousands of Workers Stand Firm in Foley Square

NEW YORK, NY – Thousands of workers, labor leaders, and their supporters, along with Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio, among others, rallied in Foley Square in downtown Manhattan on Saturday, February 24th, for the Working People’s Day of Action — part of a nationwide call for social and economic justice organized by The…

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