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Politico: ‘Union Members Snub Biden for Trump’

Union leaders are trying to drag their members into Joe Biden’s column amid strong union support for President Donald Trump’s pro-worker policies, according to Politico.

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4 Unions Defy Joe Biden, Reach Deal to Build Keystone XL Pipeline

TC Energy, the Canadian company responsible for the Keystone XL pipeline, announced a deal with four unions on Wednesday for the project’s construction — defying former…

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WATCH: Joe Biden Vows ‘End to the Era of Shareholder Capitalism’

“It’s way past time to put the end to the era of shareholder capitalism,” Joe Biden declared in an economic speech, calling for a more…

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Exclusive — Amazon Warehouse Whistleblower Fired by Bezos: Management ‘Told Me not to Tell the Employees’ of a Coronavirus Outbreak

Amazon hid information of a coronavirus outbreak from employees at one of its distribution centers in New York City, said Chris Smalls, who was fired…

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In Wake Of Wuhan Virus, California Needs To Suspend Its Ban On Gig Work

The economy is already under pressure. No laws should prevent freelancers from using their labor as best they can to see themselves through this pandemic.

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Pinkerton: ‘The New Class War’ Exposes the Oligarchs and Their Enablers

Michael Lind’s new book, “The New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Managerial Elite” exposes the politicians, corporate executives, bureaucrats, journalists, propagandists, “public interest” lawyers,…

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Chuck Schumer Just Declared War On Your Ability To Design Your Own Job

As House Democrats’ anti-freelancer bill moves to the Senate, it has attained the endorsement of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer.

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Democrats To Gig Workers: Work Our Way Or Lose Your Jobs

If Democrat representatives in the House have their way, many Americans will be out of jobs they created for themselves, on their own terms.

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Democrat Bill Would End Flexible Work, Force Every American Into The Same Old 9-5

The biggest costs of the PRO Act won’t be borne by employers and businesses. It will be the workers who have less freedom and flexibility…

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Gig Workers Fight The Unions Trying To Take Away Their Self-Designed Jobs

No longer able to force employees to unionize, the AFL-CIO is trying to force contract workers into employment. But freelancers are fighting back.

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Labor Unions Come Out Strong to Support Trump Trade Deal: ‘Huge Win for Working People in America’

The nation’s most prominent labor unions are coming out strong to support President Trump’s United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal that will replace the job-killing…

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Freelancers And Gig Workers Don’t Need Lawmakers To Help Them Out Of A Job

Unable to think of a new way forward, state lawmakers are relying on past solutions to improve the gig economy — and this will only…

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