The Dark Side of Alabama's Auto Jobs Boom

By Evan Henerson

Here’s a story that will either make you shudder, nod in recognition or go straight to the online job sites in search of something, anything else. 

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Acosta Sailing toward Confirmation as Secretary of Labor

By Evan Henerson

Remember all that excitement over Trump following up his Andrew Puzder debacle with the far saner choice of Alexander Acosta for Secretary of Labor?

Well, the excitement has ebbed somewhat … at least among certain labor leaders and Democrats. 

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The Not-So-Good Jobless Claims Are in and Trump Has Yet to Say a Word

By Sahid Fawaz

Today's news about the increase in jobless claims doesn't look good for President Trump who is quick to take credit for any uptick in employment numbers.

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Proposed Trumpcare Subsidies: What Kind of a Boost/Hit Will Families in Your City Take?

By Evan Henerson

Something is decidedly backwards here. 

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Indiana Factories to Trump: We're Laying Off Workers Anyway

 

By Sahid Fawaz

President Donald Trump got himself a lot of press in December when he took credit for allegedly persuading Carrier to keep jobs in the US.

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The Cookie Monsters: Oreo One Year Later

By Michael Messina

March 23 marks the one year anniversary of the higher ups at Nabisco/Mondelēz starting their layoffs at the Oreo factory in Chicago; a facility that had been supporting good jobs since 1953. The last Oreo there rolled off the line in July and production moved to Salinas, Mexico. Now, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) union, with the support of the AFL-CIO and their National Good Jobs campaign, is launching a Digital Day of Action.

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Buy American or Buy Ivankan

 


By Kelly Ross
President Donald Trump’s inaugural rule to “buy American and hire American” apparently doesn’t apply to his daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump.


In fact, even as he was putting forth the mandate during his inauguration speech, more than 59 tons of Ivanka Trump’s product line including bags, shoes and clothes were making their way into American ports from China, according to media reports.  US Customs bills of lading noted at least 82 shipments that passed through customs. The shipments contained about 25 tons of made in-China footwear and more than two tones of ladies polyester blouses.

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Pope Says Unjust Employers are Committing “a very grave sin”

By Evan Henerson

A labor dispute involving Italy’s Sky Italia airlines just received a pro-worker endorsement from a man who you wouldn’t necessarily expect to weigh in on such matters: Pope Francis.

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Shamrock Your Way to a Stronger America!

We love the luck of the Irish, but on St. Patrick’s Day, Labor 411’s selection of more than 250 beers produced by union companies is more valuable than a truckload of four leaf clovers. Check out our list of brews and accompanying St. Pat’s Day meal choices below. Flaunt your green while you buy responsibly this holiday. Through our smart consumer choices, we’ll help build a stronger America.

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Walmart Workers' Bonuses Are Embarrassing Compared to Execs' Pay and Wealth

 

By Sahid Fawaz

The largest company in the world is Walmart, with a revenue of almost $500 billion. That is more than the GDP of 168 of the 191 countries of the world. It's more than Norway, Belgium, and Israel. And it's almost the same as Taiwan and Sweden.

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