Apple iTunes HQ Moving to Ireland to Avoid US Taxes (Again)

 

By Sahid Fawaz

Is Apple an American company? Yes.

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21 Years at Hardee’s and Nothing to Show for It

By Michael Messina

At Labor 411 we believe that if a person works a full time job, he or she should be able to get by in this life without extra monetary assistance. Living in poverty should not be the punishment for working a low-skills job, but soon-to-be-Labor-Secretary Andrew Puzder doesn’t seem to share that sentiment. A former employee of Puzder’s Hardee’s/Carl’s Jr. fast food chain recently wrote an op-ed piece that ran in the Chicago Tribune, and it tells a frightening tale of labor abuse and gives us a glimpse of the Puzder era to come.

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Busted: Trump's Labor Nominee Admits to Hiring Undocumented Worker

By Sahid Fawaz

Should the Secretary of Labor nominee follow labor laws? We would think so.

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Winning The Lottery – Union Style


By Evan Henerson

It almost feels like the title of a 90s era game show…Who Wants to be a Union Longshoreman?

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Numbers Don’t Lie: Obamacare Repeal Will Cause Major Health Insurance and Job Loss


By Evan Henerson

As the nation braces for President Trump to come forward with his great plan to replace Obamacare (AKA the Affordable Care Act) with something “much better,” the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) has come up with some sobering data.

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21 States Saw Union Membership Rise in 2016. Was Yours One of Them?

By Michael Messina

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released their annual report of union membership last month and the news for the pro-labor camp was mostly discouraging. Union membership in the U.S. dropped in 2016 to 10.7 percent, down 0.4 percent from the year before. That’s a decline of about 240,000 union members across the country, for a total of 14.6 million.

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Right-to-Work Passes in Kentucky. Are Missouri and New Hampshire Next?


By Evan Henerson

As if the tidings of national right-to-work legislation weren’t bad enough, now several states are bracing for the same fight.

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It's Official: Republicans Are Introducing National Right-to-Work Legislation

By Sahid Fawaz

Are Republicans the party of working Americans? Of course not.

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Arizona's New $10 Minimum Wage Leaves One Group of Workers Out in the Cold

 

By Sahid Fawaz

Voters approved a law that increased the state's minimum wage to $10 beginning in 2017.

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Kraft Heinz Will Give Employees Day Off Rather Than Spend Money on a Super Bowl Ad

By Sahid Fawaz

Do good employers still exist? Kraft Heinz is making a compelling case that they do by recognizing the fact that so many people call in sick the day after the Super Bowl.

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