Coal Miners, You Might Want to Quit Your Day Job

By Michael Messina

Coal miners just got a lump from Trump.

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Women have a Lasting Legacy in Labor Rights

By Evan Henerson

Women’s History month may be winding down, but Minnesota Rep Keith Ellison has made certain that it is going out with a flourish, in a way that insures that the accomplishments of women are not overlooked.

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Ford to Invest $1.2 Billion in US, Confirms Trump Had Nothing to Do With It

By Sahid Fawaz

Ford is going to pour a good bit more money into its American plants. And, despite his cheerleading of the decision, it turns out that Trump had nothing to do with Ford's move.

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Is Your Job Part of the 38% About to be Replaced by Robots?

By Michael Messina

The accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers recently released an analysis of jobs in the U.S. and other countries that could go the way of the machines within the next 15 years. It found that a large percentage of jobs in the U.S. could be at risk of automation by the year 2030.

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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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