Tag: Donald Trump

Labor Mourns RBG – Hopes to Stop Trump From Further Packing U.S. Supreme Court
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Labor Mourns RBG – Hopes to Stop Trump From Further Packing U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON—Several major labor unions are opposing President Donald Trump’s bid to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election, but Senate Republicans appear to have fallen into line to confirm whomever he nominates. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who in 2016 blocked consideration of President Barack Obama’s nominee Judge Merrick Garland…

Heading Back To Work, Furloughed Federal Workers Remain Cautious About The Future
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Heading Back To Work, Furloughed Federal Workers Remain Cautious About The Future

New York, NY – EPA environmental engineer Anthony Tseng was inside the Downtown Community Television Center on Lafayette Street in Manhattan on Friday night, along with friends and colleagues cautiously celebrating the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S history, when he got an email confirming that he and his co-workers would, in fact,…

Step Down Steve…Step Down Don!
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, New York

Step Down Steve…Step Down Don!

New York, NY – This week’s walkouts in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and the growing list of other women accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual abuse, once again underscored the hostile environment many of our mothers, daughters, sisters, wives and girlfriends continue to be subjected to in the workplace. 

Will Working Men & Women Halt Trump’s Agenda?
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Will Working Men & Women Halt Trump’s Agenda?

Reporter’s Notebook New York, NY – The state-sponsored kidnapping of more than 2,300 children at the U.S. border and ICE’s massive raid on three Fresh Mark meat-processing plants in Ohio have compelled some union leaders to call out the racist-in-chief’s latest assaults on the America soul for the existential threat they are — but if Organized…