Law and Politics
November 29, 2016
By New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman
New York, NY - In 2013, my office sued Donald Trump for swindling thousands of innocent Americans out of millions of dollars through a scheme known as Trump University.
November 29, 2016
By Joe Maniscalco
Brooklyn, NY - Normally, Kanye West's admission to a southern California hospital for “exhaustion” would have automatically derailed the rapper's hugely ambitious quest for the White House. But not anymore — not after the country just finished electing a super-sleazy presidential candidate who brags he’s so rich and famous he has license to sexually assault women. Now, anything is possible.
November 26, 2016
By Kelly Ross
Dallas, TX - Texas Judge Wrongly Takes Away Overtime From Millions of Workers In a shocking and wrongly-decided opinion, a U.S. district court judge in the Eastern District of Texas has taken away overtime protection from millions of American workers.
November 25, 2016
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News
Washington, DC -The neo-Nazi "alt-right" and KKK couldn't be happier about the U.S. presidential election results.
November 22, 2016
By Jerry Levine, LaborPress USA
Washington, DC - AFT along with labor, civil rights and faith leaders called on President-elect Donald Trump to unequivocally denounce the hundreds of hate-fueled acts of harassment, vandalism, property destruction and even assault that have happened since his election.
November 21, 2016
By Amanda Marcotte
Washington, DC - Hillary Clinton’s loss in Rust Belt states that Barack Obama won handily like Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania has resulted in widespread hand-wringing about why Democrats struggle to capture the votes of the white working class.
November 20, 2016
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel
Washington, DC - Donald Trump ran for President pledging to help coal miners—but he is widely expected to appoint Wilbur Ross, owner of the West Virginia mine where 12 workers were killed in an explosion in 2006, as Secretary of Commerce.
November 19, 2016
By Emmanuel Felton
Reprinted: Education Week
Washington, DC - Teachers' unions around the country let out a huge sigh of relief back in March when the U.S. Supreme Court, evenly divided ideologically after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, deadlocked on the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case, which could have barred unions from collecting so-called "agency" or "fair share" fees from nonmembers who benefit from the unions' collective bargaining. But it appears that the unions' luck has run out.