Brazil Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Uber and Other Taxi Apps
The approved amendments would allow local governments to charge taxes, require insurance and pension benefits for drivers.
City taxi group blasts Cuomo over state Uber bill
A group representing taxi drivers in New York City put Gov. Andrew Cuomo on blast for his administration’s support of a bill allowing the likes
There Is One Federal Agency That Is Still Doing Its Job
Picking a fight with Trump, Richard Cordray and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are making it easier to sue banks.
Lake Elsinore Teachers Association
Ballots went in the mail on Friday, July 7, and you should have received your ballot or will soon. The official voting week is July 17-21, but you can put your ballot in the mail as soon as you get...
Republicans Think They've Finally Figured Out How to Kill Unions
What happens if unions disappear?
Gorsuch will tip Supreme Court on key labor issue, liberals fear
Organized labor is bracing for a major hit to union power now that Neil Gorsuch has a seat on the Supreme Court.
What is Workers Memorial Day?
Each year, on April 28, Steelworkers across North America take time to honor and remember those killed or injured on the job.
Why The Decline Of Unions Has Lowered Pay For All Workers
Where unions are strong, they raise standards across an industry, according to a new study.
LONG STORY SHORT WITH LESLIE WILCOX Florence “Johnny” Frisbie: Life Lessons from Pukapuka Atoll
Most of the time, it was a kind of challenge that was exciting. It was. I think it’s because, you know, we live on small islands, and we go out on the reef, and the big waves wash suddenly, and we’re down and struggling to get up again. And it was perhaps that background and upbringing that we had this great sense of excitement, you know. And yet, it’s partly survival Florence “Johnny” Frisbie grew up living far away from the comforts of a traditional population center, surviving on whatever food a small coral atoll and the ocean might provide. The odyssey of Johnny Frisbie, next, on Long Story Short. Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox is Hawai‘i’s first weekly television program produced and broadcast in high definition. Aloha mai kakou. I’m Leslie…
Advice from new unionists: Don’t believe anti-union consultants!
One year after organizing with IAM, Cadence workers say threats were hollow The following is from Machinists Union District Lodge 751 and was posted on their Machinists News blog EVERETT (Feb. 14, 2017) — After one year of membership in the Machinists Union, union stewards at Cadence Aerospace-Giddens have this advice for workers at companies in the midst of union votes: Don’t believe what the company’s anti-union consultants say. About anything “None of it came true,” said Union Steward Gary Naple. “Nobody lost their job. The company’s still here. Our wages went up — they didn’t go down. We were told that we wouldn’t have an open line of communication with management, but it’s 100 times…