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.
WASHINGTON—Attorney General Jeff Sessions, this past week, rescinded 2011 Department of Justice guidelines that said refugees and asylum-seekers have the right to work in the U.S.
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.
New York, NY – Post-Janus, the toxicity of having Donald Trump in the White House could not be any clearer. That said, working men and women contending with Trump’s corrosive anti-worker policies have an even bigger problem: too many of their brethren continue to support him.
Reprinted WSLC is the state-level body of the AFL-CIO union federation and helps coordinate the political and legislative efforts of roughly 600 affiliated local unions with 450,000 members in all. Johnson, 66, has worked for WSLC since 1986. Before becoming WSLC president in 2011, he served as WSLC’s lead lobbyist and as its research and…
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Some Republican state legislators want to use the Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision to revive bills to ban the union shop, but the party’s leaders are reluctant to push for them.
Editor’s Note: This is part one of a column putting U.S. immigration in historical context. Even in a country founded in rebellion and based on a Constitution that calls for promoting “the general welfare” – for securing “the blessings of Liberty” — a walk down the hall of mirrors that is history reveals many chapters…