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    By Doug Cunningham As the U.S. Senate considers the second Trump Labor Secretary nominee the Washington Post reports nominee Alexander Acosta cut a slap on the wrist deal for a billionaire buddy of Trump's in an sex crimes case. When he was a prosecutor in Miami Acosta agreed to a very lenient deal for Jeffrey Epstein.


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    By Doug Cunningham The AFL-CIO is joining the boycott of Nabisco products made in Mexico. Mondolez International makes Nabisco products. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) is already boycotting Oreos and other Mexican made Nabisco products because U.S.


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    By Doug Cunningham LA County Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Rusty Hicks says labor is proud to join in launching a collective resistance starting May 1st that will re-ignite the power, resilience and strength of LA's diverse communities. The May Coalition of some 60 groups announced a big May Day protest march at a Los Angeles news conference Wednesday.


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    By Doug Cunningham Eighty-seven civil rights groups have serious concerns about the nomination of Alexander Acosta as Trump's Labor Secretary. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights wants a thorough review of Acosta's nomination before Senate confirmation.


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    By Doug Cunningham Boston Teachers Union members will protest their stalled labor contract talks Wednesday. They're coming to a Boston Public Schools meeting and AFT President Randi Weingarten is expected to be there. Boston teachers are seeking to cut down on uncompensated work hours for teachers at the city's autonomous schools.


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    By Doug Cunningham The UCLA Labor Center and Los Angeles Black Worker Center are out with a new report showing a Black jobs crisis in Los Angeles. The report looks at the adverse effects widening inequality and lack of job opportunities are creating among Black workers.


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    By Doug Cunningham Here's a handy online tool hat will help you track Trump administration actions affecting workers and the economy. It's the Workers Rights and Wages Policy Watch launched by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI).


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    By Doug Cunningham The Communications Workers of America (CWA) are in labor contract negotiations with AT&T Mobility on behalf of 20,000 workers in 36 states and the District of Columbia. In a video prepared by their union CWA AT&T workers spoke out on the issues at the bargaining table. [CWA AT&T Workers]: "AT&T, we're the ones that make AT&T.


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    By Doug Cunningham The May Day Coalition of Los Angeles says it's planning a large march on May Day - May 1st - called "We Resist In Los Angeles". The coalition consists of a broad range of groups throughout southern California. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor is a strong part of the coalition.


    Read More...
    By Doug Cunningham The AFL-CIO says a bill passed by U.S House Republicans attacks union workers at the Veterans Administration. The AFL-CIO's Director of Government Affairs, Bill Samuel, says instead of standing up for working families ten Democrats joined House Republicans in "a betrayal of the promise to treat all VA workers fairly.


    Read More...
    By Doug Cunningham As the U.S. Senate considers the second Trump Labor Secretary nominee the Washington Post reports nominee Alexander Acosta cut a slap on the wrist deal for a billionaire buddy of Trump's in an sex crimes case. When he was a prosecutor in Miami Acosta agreed to a very lenient deal for Jeffrey Epstein.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham The AFL-CIO is joining the boycott of Nabisco products made in Mexico. Mondolez International makes Nabisco products. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) is already boycotting Oreos and other Mexican made Nabisco products because U.S.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham LA County Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Rusty Hicks says labor is proud to join in launching a collective resistance starting May 1st that will re-ignite the power, resilience and strength of LA's diverse communities. The May Coalition of some 60 groups announced a big May Day protest march at a Los Angeles news conference Wednesday.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham Eighty-seven civil rights groups have serious concerns about the nomination of Alexander Acosta as Trump's Labor Secretary. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights wants a thorough review of Acosta's nomination before Senate confirmation.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham Boston Teachers Union members will protest their stalled labor contract talks Wednesday. They're coming to a Boston Public Schools meeting and AFT President Randi Weingarten is expected to be there. Boston teachers are seeking to cut down on uncompensated work hours for teachers at the city's autonomous schools.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham The UCLA Labor Center and Los Angeles Black Worker Center are out with a new report showing a Black jobs crisis in Los Angeles. The report looks at the adverse effects widening inequality and lack of job opportunities are creating among Black workers.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham Here's a handy online tool hat will help you track Trump administration actions affecting workers and the economy. It's the Workers Rights and Wages Policy Watch launched by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI).


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham The Communications Workers of America (CWA) are in labor contract negotiations with AT&T Mobility on behalf of 20,000 workers in 36 states and the District of Columbia. In a video prepared by their union CWA AT&T workers spoke out on the issues at the bargaining table. [CWA AT&T Workers]: "AT&T, we're the ones that make AT&T.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham The May Day Coalition of Los Angeles says it's planning a large march on May Day - May 1st - called "We Resist In Los Angeles". The coalition consists of a broad range of groups throughout southern California. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor is a strong part of the coalition.


    Read More...

    By Doug Cunningham The AFL-CIO says a bill passed by U.S House Republicans attacks union workers at the Veterans Administration. The AFL-CIO's Director of Government Affairs, Bill Samuel, says instead of standing up for working families ten Democrats joined House Republicans in "a betrayal of the promise to treat all VA workers fairly.


    Read More...

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