It all comes down to two teams. So, who’ve you got? The perpetually victorious Pats or the upstart Rams? Regardless of your gridiron allegiance, you’ll need a fully-stocked fridge for Super Bowl Sunday. With more than 250 union-made beers to choose from, we’ve got ethical brews for every taste. And no party is complete without…

By Jacob Bourne Martin Luther King Jr. had said, “The time is always right to do what is right.” This and many other quotes by Dr. King were echoed by those who filled the Marriott Marquis Ballroom on January 21 for the annual MLK Labor and Community Breakfast, hosted by the San Francisco Labor Council.…

Almost 10,000 federal workers are heading back to work – without a paycheck. CNBC reports: “The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday that it will reopen all Farm Service Agency offices nationwide, temporarily calling nearly 10,000 furloughed federal employees back to work even as the longest-ever government shutdown dragged on. The employees, whose local and state offices…

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More than 30,000 striking teachers are scheduled to return to class Wednesday as United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District  have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. Once the agreement is ratified by UTLA membership – expected to occur today –  the six-day strike that has rallied the city…

In an empowering show of solidarity, teachers and hotel workers combined forces for a dual demonstration in Los Angeles on Friday. Hotel Workers with Unite Here Local 11 joined striking members of United Teachers Los Angeles to picket in front of RFK Community High School. The teachers and hotel workers then marched in unity down…

In a cringe-worthy Stalin-esque tweet, Trump spoke out on the federal workers who are struggling to survive because of his insistence on a border wall. Fox News reports: “With hundreds of thousands of federal workers set to face another federal pay period without paychecks, President Trump thanked the ‘great patriots’ for their service and dedication…

The first week of the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) strike concluded in much the same way as it had begun – with tens of thousands of teachers, staff, parents, students and supporters gathering in a veritable tsunami of solidarity. For the second time in five days, the area of Grand Park in front of…

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