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Game Change? How You Can Make a Difference
Features, Law and Politics, National

Game Change? How You Can Make a Difference

The roll call of sexual predations continues to grow. Journalist and TV analyst Mark Halperin, co-author of the political bestseller, Game Change (2010), is just one more saga of a powerful man acting badly.  In the wake of recent revelations, the question keeps arising: Is this the moment when things change?

AFT and UFCW Join In NAACP’s Lawsuit To Protect DACA
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AFT and UFCW Join In NAACP’s Lawsuit To Protect DACA

Washington DC – The American Federation of Teachers and the United Food and Commercial Workers joined the NAACP’s lawsuit  citing a lack of due process for DACA recipients and the Trump’s administration’s failure to undertake the required “analysis or rulemaking procedures required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act and the Administrative Procedure Act” –laws designed to protect the…

Thousand Rally Supporting Fuyao
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Thousand Rally Supporting Fuyao

Moraine, Ohio — Over Two thousand union members, Dayton-area residents, family members and supporters from throughout Ohio and Indiana turned out on Wednesday October 25th,  to show support for Fuyao Glass Plant workers who on October 16 filed a request with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a representation election at the Ohio plant….

Iowa Public Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Recertify Unions!
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Iowa Public Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Recertify Unions!

DES MOINES, Iowa—Last February, then-Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law one of the most draconian anti- union measures in the country. It prohibited public-sector workers other than police and firefighters from bargaining over anything but base wages, and required their unions to seek recertification every time their contract expired—and they had to win a…

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