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The Trump Administration’s War on Federal Workers

In the process of these negotiations, AFGE District Office Manager Matt Muchowski says that VA management is attempting to undo labor rights that have been won by the union since its founding in 1932.

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How Teach for America Evolved Into an Arm of the Charter School Movement

Documents obtained by ProPublica show that the foundation, a staunch supporter of school choice and Teach For America’s largest private funder, was paying $4,000 for every teacher placed in a traditional public school — and $6,000 for every one placed in a charter school.

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BREAKING: Muslim Jennie-O Employees on Strike Amid Allegations of Discrimination

A group of Muslim workers did not start their 1 pm shift today at a Jennie-O plant in Melrose, Minnesota. Instead they went on strike over allegations of discrimiation. They are claiming that management is not responsive to their needs and are instead changing long-held practices. 

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Mother/Daughter 49er Duo

Amidst the mountains of concrete piled high in the southbound lanes and the heavy equipment, the mother/daughter duo will be working as operating engineers and members of IUOE Local 49.

Dozens of MSP Airport Workers Losing their Jobs

Workers with hundreds of combined years of experience at MSP are losing their jobs as the airport commission allows a new subcontractor to lay off workers.