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Following Janus Ruling, We Must Unite to Protect Workplace Rights

July 02, 2018

The Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in Janus v. AFSCME is another effort to weaken workplace protections and advance corporate interests. The ruling follows another Supreme Court decision in which the high court ruled that companies can force employees into lengthy and expensive one-on-one arbitration procedures instead of allowing them to pursue class-action grievances.

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Happy 242nd Birthday, America!

July 02, 2018

For more than two centuries, the American people have been standing together to uphold our beliefs in democracy, liberty, equality, and opportunity. Our country was built on courage and determination, and we strive to shape our own destiny to make this country a more perfect union. And what’s more patriotic than serving the fellow American people and making their lives better?

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Following Janus ruling, workers must unite to preserve rights

June 27, 2018

Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn 40 years of constitutional law that ensured public-sector workers benefited from the collective voice of union representation, the head of the largest union representing federal workers says employees will need to come together to preserve their workplace rights.

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New Lawsuit against Trump

June 25, 2018

The new lawsuit challenges President Trump’s executive orders on the grounds that they exceed the president’s authority under the U.S. Constitution by violating the separation of powers and exceeding current law.

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Happy 80th Birthday, Fair Labor Standards Act!

June 25, 2018

On June 25, 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), "the most far-reaching, far-sighted program for the benefit of workers ever adopted in this or any other country." The Bill changed the American workplace and the lives of working men and women (and children) in this country forever.

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