When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many dental practices closed their doors. But Aava Dental, which has proudly served union members and their dependents for 20 years, stepped up to the front lines. Aava Offices are providing palliative emergency dental care for patients free of charge during the pandemic. If a dental emergency arises, said Aava’s…

When we think of end of summer and “back to school,” most of us flash to days gone by when our young scholars actually left the house – backpacks stuffed with new supplies – to go back to their physical classroom. For the time being, that won’t be possible for most of us, and our…

The country’s largest unions are pushing for guaranteed paid leave for workers. The Hill reports: “The country’s top five labor union groups are calling on Congress to include expanded paid leave benefits in a new COVID-19 relief bill. “Never before have paid leave protections been more necessary,” the coalition of unions wrote in a letter to congressional…

Missouri’s governor had some harsh words for students returning to schools that are re-opening for in-class instruction. USA Today reports: “Missouri Governor Mike Parson, a Republican, downplayed the risk for children who may contract the coronavirus from classrooms during school reopenings, insisting ‘they’re going to get over it.’ ‘These kids have got to get back to…

Contractors in the airline industry are on the hot seat as legislators look into layoffs as they received federal aid. CNBC reports: “Three House Democrats on Wednesday slammed airline contractors that laid off more than 9,000 employees despite accepting millions in federal coronavirus aid. The lawmakers asked Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to stop aid to…

The GOP is having none of Trump’s election delay talk. CNN reports: “A large number of congressional Republicans, including members of House and Senate leadership, openly rejected President Donald Trump’s suggestion Thursday that November’s presidential election should be delayed, a move that the President would have no authority to make given that the Constitution gives Congress…

Many have openly wondered if President Donald Trump would pull some stunt to keep himself in power longer than he otherwise should be. Today, he public suggested that the presidential election be delayed. In a morning tweet, Trump wrote with his signature disregard for the rules of capitalization, “With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting,…

Professional yacht collector and Secretary of Education Betsy Devos had some harsh words for teachers as she pushes for in-person school reopenings despite a nationwide pandemic. Politico reports: “The American Federation of Teachers called Tuesday for ‘safety strikes’ as a last resort if school reopening plans don’t meet demands for keeping educators healthy and safe…

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