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Biden and Harris met with the CEOs of Microsoft, Gap, General Motors, and Target to discuss the COVID-19 economic recovery. ‘I’m a union guy,’ Biden said.

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris spoke with labour leaders and top CEOs on Monday to discuss economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a transition aide told Reuters. The group included the CEOs of General Motors, Microsoft, Target, and Gap, as well as the president of the American […]
Biden and Harris met with the CEOs of Microsoft, Gap, General Motors, and Target to discuss the COVID-19 economic recovery. ‘I’m a union guy,’ Biden said.
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Largest union federation in the US demands apology from Mark Zuckerberg over new software feature that would allow employers blacklist words like ‘unionize’ in chats

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka demanded a personal apology from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after it was revealed the company was working on a feature that could limit union drives. “The AFL-CIO demands that Mark Zuckerberg personally apologise to working people, pull this tool immediately, and conduct a board-level investigation into […]
Largest union federation in the US demands apology from Mark Zuckerberg over new software feature that would allow employers blacklist words like ‘unionize’ in chats
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Trump’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico is winning early praise

The US, Canada, and Mexico agreed on Sunday to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, rebranding the deal as the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The deal would make edits to NAFTA’s auto, labour, and dispute-resolution rules and open up access to various protected industries like dairy and wine. Business […]
Trump’s new trade deal with Canada and Mexico is winning early praise
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Trump’s massive tariff announcement is twisting the political world in knots

Conservative organisations panned the steel and aluminium tariffs implemented by President Donald Trump on Thursday. On the flipside, left-leaning groups and individuals praised the plan as beneficial to US workers. When President Donald Trump signed his executive order to implement new tariffs on aluminium and steel on Thursday, political groups […]
Trump’s massive tariff announcement is twisting the political world in knots
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How Unions Went From Border Hawks To Immigration Doves

[credit provider=”Flickr/SEIU International” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/seiu/4453423037/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Eliseo Medina, secretary treasurer of the Service Employees International Union and labour’s point man on immigration, has been waiting decades for a moment like this one.”I think we get it this year,” a smiling Medina told TPM in his office in Washington.
How Unions Went From Border Hawks To Immigration Doves
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Union Groups Huddle To Figure Out What’s Next In Michigan

[credit provider=”AP”] Quietly, and while thousands of protesters raged outside his office, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signed into law Tuesday evening the right-to-work legislation that’s turned a national spotlight on his state.Before the ink was dry on Michigan’s new laws, however, labour leaders were huddling to decide how to […]
Union Groups Huddle To Figure Out What’s Next In Michigan
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This Bank Bashing Union Is Making Money With A High-Interest Credit Card

[credit provider=”Flickr/SEIU International” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/seiu/4453423037/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] With the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and AFL-CIO spending tens of millions on political activism, including the recall election of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, union members might do well to see where the money is coming from. Big unions are morphing into the kinds of big […]
This Bank Bashing Union Is Making Money With A High-Interest Credit Card