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Trump Signs Executive Order Withdrawing US from Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trump Signs Executive Order Withdrawing US from Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order formally withdrawing the United States from the highly controversial..

January 25, 2017 with 0 Comments
Democrats Introduce Bill to Fight Wage Theft

Democrats Introduce Bill to Fight Wage Theft

Three congressional Democrats introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at cracking down on employers who fail to pay their workers all the..

March 16, 2016 with 0 Comments
Seattle to Allow Uber, Lyft Drivers to Form Unions

Seattle to Allow Uber, Lyft Drivers to Form Unions

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Monday to allow Uber, Lyft, other ride-hailing app, transportation network companies..

December 15, 2015 with 0 Comments
Fast-Food, Low-Wage Workers Across America Stage ‘Fight for 15’ Protests for Higher Pay, Union Rights

Fast-Food, Low-Wage Workers Across America Stage ‘Fight for 15’ Protests for Higher Pay, Union Rights

Thousands of fast-food and other low-wage workers took to the streets of nearly 300 cities and towns across America on Tuesday to call for..

November 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Landmark Gender Wage Gap Bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Landmark Gender Wage Gap Bill

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill on Tuesday aimed at closing the wage gap between men and women. Supporters hailed the..

October 7, 2015 with 0 Comments
India: Women Tea Workers Victorious in Kerala Strike

India: Women Tea Workers Victorious in Kerala Strike

A nine-day strike by thousands of tea workers, mostly women, in India’s southern Kerala state ended earlier this week after company..

September 17, 2015 with 0 Comments
Anti-Union Wisconsin ‘Right to Work’ Bill Copied from ALEC Model Legislation

Anti-Union Wisconsin ‘Right to Work’ Bill Copied from ALEC Model Legislation

A progressive watchdog group has revealed that a Wisconsin anti-union bill backed by Republican Gov. Scott Walker was largely copied..

February 25, 2015 with 0 Comments
GOP Rep. Tom McClintock: Keep Minimum Wage at Poverty Level for ‘Minorities,’ ‘Unskilled’ Workers

GOP Rep. Tom McClintock: Keep Minimum Wage at Poverty Level for ‘Minorities,’ ‘Unskilled’ Workers

A Republican US congressman is raising eyebrows and ire after saying the minimum wage should be kept low for “minorities” and..

January 22, 2015 with 0 Comments
Obama: US Should Have Paid Maternity Leave

Obama: US Should Have Paid Maternity Leave

The United States is the only nation in the industrialized world without paid maternity leave, and President Barack Obama wants to change..

June 24, 2014 with 0 Comments
Seattle City Council Unanimously Approves $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle City Council Unanimously Approves $15 Minimum Wage

The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to approve a $15 hourly minimum wage, the highest in the nation and nearly equal to the highest..

June 3, 2014 with 1 Comment
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  • Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill Punishing Abortion as Murder; Says It Will Teach Women ‘Personal Responsibility’
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