All those stereotypes about men wanting tools, booze, hogs and sports equipment under the tree? They are all perfectly true. OK, we’re half kidding here, but most of us have at least one guy on our list who is at home on the field, over the grill or under the hood. Our guy-items span the…

But the union members will have a choice of buyouts or continued employment at another location. The Detroit Free Press reports: “General Motors will lay off 814 hourly and salaried workers at its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant starting Feb. 28. The workers will be relocated and the plant will be retooled for a new line of electric vehicles to…

Amazon employees in Germany are sitting Black Friday out. The Associated Press reports: “Workers at Amazon distribution centers in Germany have gone on strike for better pay on Black Friday, one of the busiest days of the year for the online retailer. Union ver.di said Friday that the walkouts began overnight at six distribution centers…

Sixteen people were taken into LAPD custody after participating in peaceful civil disobedience as part of a pre-Thanksgiving protest at LAX. More than 600 people attended the demonstration calling on American Airlines to ensure that workers who cater its flights can afford to access medical care and raise their families in Los Angeles. Last night’s protest is the latest in a series of demonstrations at airports across the country…

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 marks “Giving Tuesday”, a global movement of generosity following well known consumer days such as “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”. The movement started back in 2012 with the encouragement to do good and give back. In hopes to inspire people, the goal is to unleash the power of collectives and organizations…

By Alina Liriano On Black Friday, join AFSCME members and community allies across the country as they demonstrate outside Guess stores and demand that the Marciano family re-open MAF, reinstate the workers and recognize their union! This is a nationwide action. Workers at the Marciano Art Foundation (MAF) were fired by the Marciano family earlier…

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