Department of Education Aims to Bust the Union By Terminating New Contract

March 19, 2018

The Department of Education, having made headlines over the past year for its attacks on both teachers and students, has now launched its newest attack directly at public employees. In a violation of the law, the Department of Education implemented a management edict that aims to kill the union and deny workers their legal right to representation

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5 Stories that Matter

March 12, 2018

Unions push back on the administration's plan to shrink a Labor-Management Agency, Senators push back on the VA's unacceptable firings, and more. Here are the stories you need to know this week.

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Airport Authority Votes to Return Orlando Airport to Pre-9/11 Era

March 05, 2018

Orlando is the number 1 tourist destination in the country but its airport authority is putting the lives of kids and adults at risk. The Greater Orlando Airport Authority voted to return Orlando International Airport to the pre-9/11 era, where airport security was in the hands of low-paid private screeners with little training and high turnover.

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This Supreme Court Case Could Change Unions Forever

March 05, 2018

The richest 1 % of American households now own 40% of the country's wealth, and they’re fighting tooth and nail to keep it that way. An important case pending in the Supreme Court, Janus v. AFSCME, is an example of how the rich are trying to destroy the labor movement and our democracy. The Court on Feb. 26 heard arguments on the case, and the current makeup of the court could spell bad news for working people everywhere.

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Are You at Risk of This Invisible Injury?

February 26, 2018

February 28 is International Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day, and we want to help raise awareness on this invisible, poorly understood injury that affects hundreds of thousands of people every year. Here are a few things you need to know.

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Stop Privatization in Orlando

February 16, 2018

Lawmakers and private companies are trying to privatize airport security at the Orlando International Airport. And we're afraid that Orlando is just the beginning.

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