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This Week’s Buzz: United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard on Trump’s ‘Malarky’
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This Week’s Buzz: United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard on Trump’s ‘Malarky’

New York, NY – In just the last few weeks alone, Donald Trump has had time to threaten war with South Korea, insult hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and dispatch Mike Pence to a football game in Indianapolis so the VP could jeer NFL players exercising their 1st Amendment rights. But one thing New York…

NewsGuild Organizes L.A. Times
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NewsGuild Organizes L.A. Times

Los Angeles, Calif.—A majority of newsroom staff at the Los Angeles Times have signed union cards, the NewsGuild announced Oct. 4. The organizing campaign, which began last fall, escalated after Tronc, the 135-year-old newspaper’s parent company, cut vacation time and fired several top editors.

Trump cabinet nominee Andy Puzder headlines Portland fundraiser for union-busting group
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Trump cabinet nominee Andy Puzder headlines Portland fundraiser for union-busting group

Reprinted: nwlaborpress.org Poetland, Oregon – Andy Puzder was the CEO of the company that owns Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. He almost became President Trump’s Secretary of Labor. How far he’s fallen —since revelations of spousal abuse cost him both positions. On Sept. 28, Puzder was the featured speaker at a fundraiser for the Freedom Foundation,…

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