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By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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New York: Ralph Colamussi pleads guilty to forced labor of Thatched Cottage employees

A Long Island man pleaded guilty Wednesday to forced labor of employees. This following the investigation and 2017 arrest by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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Rep Barbara Lee condemns ‘disgraceful’ SCOTUS ruling against unions as a ‘terrible ruling’

Congresswoman Barbara LeeImage/US Congress Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement yesterday condemning the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31: “The Supreme Court decision More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Organize Florida tells Pam Bondi after public shaming incident to ‘review her policies’

A group of protesters confronted Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi outside the screening of the new documentary about Mister Rogers at the Tampa Theatre on Friday night, questioning her about her recent actions More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Undercover video: New Jersey teachers union president David Perry details how to cover up for teachers abusing students

A new video from Project Veritas captures a New Jersey teachers union president explaining how he would use to cover for a teacher if the teacher physically or verbally abused their student. The new viral video More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
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‘Avengers’ star, Mark Ruffalo kicks off anti-Trump protest with Hollywood elites talking women’s rights, immigration, climate change, civil rights

On the eve of President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union, We Stand United presented a counter-argument in New York City. “This event is called ‘The People’s State of the Union’ because we wanted More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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5 Reasons Why Hiring Freelancers Makes Good Business Sense

With economic uncertainty, a small startup or entrepreneur may be very concerned about hiring the talent you need to get the business off the ground. The one popular choice is hiring freelancers. As the Freelancers’ More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders announces the ‘Raise the Wage Act’ to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

On Wednesday, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour to a crowd of hundreds of low-wage More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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George Soros donations linked to Refuse Fascism hate group of protesters at Berkeley

One of the shocking realities in the political landscape is the money flowing into protest groups and last week’s riot in Berkeley is no exception. Refuse Fascism has been identified as part of the turmoil More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Hillary for America tells Ohio voters that Trump is bad for economy

In a major speech in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton explained how Donald Trump would endanger the American and global economies as president, saying, “Just as he shouldn’t have his finger More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton ‘honored’ to have AFL-CIO endorsement, praises unions

Today, the AFL-CIO, the nation’s largest federation of labor unions, representing 12.5 million members, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president—the latest sign that progressive organizations are uniting behind More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Transcript: Hillary Clinton says Trump is ‘shameful’ and ‘Americans don’t need conspiracy theories’

Today in Pittsburgh, Hillary Clinton delivered remarks criticizing Donald Trump for his response to Sunday’s tragic terrorist attack in Orlando and urging national unity to protect our security and uphold More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Oregon minimum wage debate returns as 15 Now protest causes unrest and projected job loss

While the minimum wage for Oregon residents will rise to $12.50 in rural Oregon, $13.50 in mid-size regions and $14.75 in greater Portland, all by the year 2022. That said, Democrats in the Oregon House, Senate More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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JFK workers strike to get $15 minimum wage, OSHA violations fixed

Hundreds of cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and wheelchair attendants employed by JetBlue’s subcontractors Roma, Ultimate and Pax at JFK Airport walked off the job in protest of illegal intimidation and alleged More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Airport workers evoke MLK, rally and march for higher wages

Airport workers rallied with their supporters and then marched to LaGuardia Airport where they will hold a civil disobedience. Airport workers around the country will hold similar actions at 10 major airports More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 1st, 2015
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California: Labor union fought for $15 hour minimum wage, now wants ‘exemption’

A labor union that led the charge for a $15 minimum wage hike in cities across California is now moving to secure an exemption for employers under union contracts. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor included the More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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Hollywood union seeking Obamacare exemptions to avoid Cadillac tax

The WGA East is calling for all union health plans to be exempted from the Affordable Care Act’s so-called “Cadillac Tax,” a 40% nondeductible excise tax that is scheduled to go into effect in 2018 on employers More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Judge rules that Illinois budget crisis will result in state employees not being paid

While Illinois’ Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner battles Democrats, who control the Legislature, to approve a budget, the state may not continue to pay state workers in full, according a Cook County ruling today. Attorney More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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ACLJ’s Jay Sekulow targets government’s abuses of power in ‘Undemocratic’

Americans’ freedom is under attack by the biggest and most dangerous “branch” of government: the federal bureaucracy. In his new book, Undemocratic: How Unelected, Unaccountable Bureaucrats Are Stealing Your More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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The ‘First Trial of the Century’ begins on this Day in History

The assassination of former Idaho governor Frank Steunenberg led to the illegal arrest and transportation of three Union leaders, Bill Hayward, Charles Moyer, and George Pettibone, and began the stories “First More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Keystone Pipeline vote fails in Senate by one vote, Mary Landrieu snubbed

Senate Democrats stopped the Keystone XL pipeline legislation by just one vote, ending the latest battle between House Republicans and the White House. Senator Mary Landrieu, Democrat of Louisiana, who is facing More...


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