Editor’s Note: This is Part II in a series putting U.S. immigration into historical context. Now that attention is focused on our southern border and the complex issues surrounding immigration, let’s look at some history. The immigration reform acts of 1965 and 1986 had unintended consequences for Latin American immigration.
BOSTON, Mass.—David Monahan, a 34-year-old service tech for National Grid in Lowell, was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his bladder in June—less than a week before the company locked out him and 1,250 other workers, in a bid to get them to accept cuts in health and pension benefits.
For RWDSU members, the real-world effects of the Trump administration’s almost incomprehensibly cruelRWDSU focus came into startling view June 20. At a time when the world was voicing outrage about families being separated at the southern U.S. border, another shocking miscarriage of justice occurred further north in Ohio. At a Fresh Mark meat processing plant, 146…
ALBANY, NY – New York State Public Service Commission has set a course for the utilization of offshore wind providing a large portion of NYS energy. Over 800 megawatts of offshore wind is expected to be generated by 2019 and 2,400 megawatts operational by 2030. The PSC expects to achieve 50 percent of its electricity from renewables…
New York, NY – While the Big Apple looks on in horror as for hire drivers no longer able to make a living behind the wheel continue to kill themselves one after another — opponents of the app-based outfits flooding the city streets say that Uber, “Wall Street Darling” and leader of the pack, is…
New York, NY – When members of the NYC Building Trades’s #CountMeIn campaign rejoined their fight against so-called “open shop” development at the sprawling Hudson Yards project on the West Side of Manhattan this week, they did it as “defenders of the middle-class.”
Skintight is a dramatic vehicle for Idina Menzel to demonstrate her acting skills. Written by Joshua Harmon and directed by Daniel Aukin, it’s more soap opera than a play with a real message.
WASHINGTON—Attorney General Jeff Sessions, this past week, rescinded 2011 Department of Justice guidelines that said refugees and asylum-seekers have the right to work in the U.S.
NEW YORK, NY – The Trump tax bill continues to be a drain on this countries finances while an incentive for companies to relocate out of the USA. Large corporations are using the profits gained for massive stock buybacks and not to add jobs in this country.
WASHINGTON—Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s pick to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Anthony Kennedy, drew opposition from labor unions within minutes after he was nominated July 9.