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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Bernie Sanders tells Iowa worker than his Medicare For All plan would ‘absolutely’ take away his health care

Vermont Senator outspoken socialist Bernie Sanders spoke on the 2020 presidential spoke about his Medicare For All, universal health care plan, telling a worker in Iowa that he would “absolutely” take away his More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Homeland Security partners with airline pilot union to combat human trafficking

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign announced a new partnership with the world’s largest airline pilot union, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), along with the Department More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Canada’s Teamsters mixed on USMCA, praising labor and dispute settlements

Teamsters Canada will be studying the final agreement and its implementing legislation before deciding to support or stand against the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). “Teamsters in both Canada and the 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 Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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SCOTUS rules against unions, compelling dues on nonmembers

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a shocking blow Wednesday to unions representing millions of the nation’s public employees, stating that government workers who choose not to join a union cannot be compelled 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 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 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 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 Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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George Soros funded Ferguson protesters not paid their ‘5K per month’ and protest

MORE is the new version of Missouri’s ACORN and their “Black Lives Matter” protesters hired to fuel tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, are angry because, they say, they haven’t been paid for their hard More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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Ferguson protests bankrolled by $33 million of George Soros money

Billionaire George Soros donated $33 million to social justice organizations which helped organize protests and rallies in Ferguson, all of which made the national headlines. New tax filings from Soros’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Airplane cabin cleaning crews use Ebola scare as reason to strike, seeking union

Airplane cabin cleaning crews at New York’s LaGuardia International Airport began a strike, citing, in part, possible exposure to the Ebola virus. Around 200 Air Serv employees who work on domestic flights to More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Pennsylvania Gov Tom Corbett left out of Labor Day parade, set to lose in November

The city of Pittsburgh hosted its annual Labor Day parade today, but this year the state’s most high profile political figure has been left off the guest list. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett was not even More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 4th, 2013
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President Obama suggests GOP would ‘get fired’ for shutdown, making comparisons to worker strikes

Described as a gaffe by conservative critics, President Obama spoke to a Maryland crowd Thursday about the shutdown, comparing the GOP to workers refusing to show up for work until their demands were met. donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 4th, 2013
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Government Shutdown: EPA worker’s sob story omits role as union rep

The Associated Press may have been duped as a partisan union leader appeared on camera as a struggling worker given a furlough during the government shutdown. Breitbart.com details how the video “EPA Worker: Furloughs More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 24th, 2013
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Twinkies confirmed to be returning to the shelf in July

Hostess may be betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month. The company that went bankrupt after a failed battle with unionized workers last year is back with new owners and More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 1st, 2013
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Unions working to escape the costly penalties of Obamacare

The ill effects of Obamacare, both intentional and those unintentional are being felt, even by the very supporters of the health care reform law – the labor unions. According to a recent report from the Wall More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, December 14th, 2012
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Michigan locals raise funds to help hot dog vendor, Clinton Tarver, who was attacked by ‘Right to work’ union protesters

Clinton Tarver has been serving hot dogs to hungry locals in downtown Lansing, Michigan for the last five years, but an attack by pro-union protesters this literally destroyed his small business in a matter of More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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Detroit schedule to run out of money in December

Detroit’s financial condition is rapidly deteriorating, and City Hall could run out of cash in December, an official told a state oversight board Monday. photo/Revisorweb City program management director William More...


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