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<strong>IIJA Implementation Making Way for Upskilling, Union Apprenticeships</strong>
Labor
IIJA Implementation Making Way for Upskilling, Union Apprenticeships
2022-02-09 23:50:17
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON — Jobs reports are looking strong. But today’s workers seem to be looking for fulfilling long-term careers, not just short-term jobs. With the nation’s infrastructure needs also taking center stage, a surge in federal resources from the Infrastructure Investment... Read More

Resolution to Allow House Staff to Unionize Filed; 130 House Members Pledge Support
Political News
Resolution to Allow House Staff to Unionize Filed; 130 House Members Pledge Support
2022-02-09 17:45:19
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Rep. Andy Levin, D-Mich., has inspired 130 of his Democratic colleagues to sign on as co-sponsors of a resolution, introduced Wednesday morning, intended to give House staffers the right to unionize. As previously reported in The Well News,... Read More

Biden Task Force Releases Report to Strengthen Labor Unions
Labor
Biden Task Force Releases Report to Strengthen Labor Unions

A Biden administration task force on organized labor on Monday issued a set of recommendations that could make it easier for federal workers and contractors to unionize. The report submitted to President Joe Biden included 70 distinct policy proposals, according to... Read More

Amazon Loses in Labor Complaint
Labor
Amazon Loses in Labor Complaint
2021-04-07 13:53:53
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON - The National Labor Relations Board’s finding announced this week that online retailer Amazon retaliated unfairly against two of its headquarters staff members is paving the way for a possible lawsuit against the company. The two workers publicly criticized... Read More

Democratic Debate in LA Back On After Tentative Union Deal
2020 Elections
Democratic Debate in LA Back On After Tentative Union Deal

LOS ANGELES — A Democratic presidential debate at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles is back on track after a labor dispute there was ended Tuesday morning. The televised debate, set for Thursday, had been in peril since last week,... Read More

Chicago Teachers Stay Off Job Despite Tentative Deal
Education
Chicago Teachers Stay Off Job Despite Tentative Deal

CHICAGO - Striking Chicago Teachers Union members planned to rally at City Hall Thursday morning, refusing to return to classrooms despite a tentative agreement on a contract until city officials agree to pay them for the days they have been... Read More

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