Fox News Asks If Food Stamps Should End Because Less Than 1/10th of 1% Spent is Fraud

By Sahid Fawaz

The billions spent on corporate welfare don't seem to bother Fox News.

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Food-Fighting Words: Epic Takedown of Trump Grill

By Evan Henerson

Restaurant reviews will come and go, but Vanity Fair may have published the first ever evaluation of how “flaccid gray Szechuan dumplings” are an indicator that a man should not be the next leader of the free world.

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New Study Reveals That Most Low-Wage Employees Have One Thing in Common

By Sahid Fawaz

It is 2016, yet women are still paid significantly less than men. And that fact has become the single most defining characteristic of those who earn low wages.

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Walmart Watchdog is the Real MCAW

 

By Evan Henerson

Every corporate fat cat needs a watchdog, even the nation’s largest private employer. Especially the nation’s largest private employer.

Recently, when activists gathered at City Hall in Suffolk, Virginia to speak out against what they considered racially discriminatory practices at a couple of local Walmarts, representatives of the Washington DC-based Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) were right there leading the charge. In this case, MCAW accused the Arkansas-based retail giant of locking up hair care products used primarily by African Americans while white hair care products received no such security measures.

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After-Party Relief

If you wake up on New Year’s Day having had one too many, we can help. There’s plenty of union-made relief out there. Stock up for the start of 2017 and beyond, and know that by buying a union-made product, you will be supporting good middle class jobs and recharging your way to a stronger America.

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Betsy DeVos: Anti-Public Education and Anti-Union

By Kelly Ross

As the cold weather trickles in, so does a welcome winter break for teachers across the nation who have been on the defense ever since President-elect Donald Trump nominated billionaire heiress Betsy DeVos as his education secretary in November. DeVos, a far right wing conservative, former Republican National Committeewoman and former Chair of the Michigan Republican Party, is expected to be one of the most radical anti-public school picks to head the Department of Education since its establishment in 1867.

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House Republicans Abandon Flint Investigation, Scapegoating the EPA Instead

By Sahid Fawaz

Republicans in the House of Representatives are no longer pursuing the investigation into the water disaster in Flint that harmed an untold number of the city's residents and children.

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Chinese Company Outsources Manufacturing to U.S.

By Kelly Ross

Sadly America has grown accustomed to companies sending manufacturing jobs overseas to countries where labor is cheap and regulations are few. In fact it’s hard to find a product nowadays that doesn’t bear the label “Made in China.”

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Enjoy Union Fun by the Bay this Holiday Season

By Tim Paulson, Executive Director San Francisco Labor Council and Cherri Senders, President Labor 411

As we digest the bitter national election, we must acknowledge that the holidays are here, and Bay Area residents have more than earned the opportunity to enjoy the yuletide spirit. 

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Cheers to 2017!

It’s time to drink your way to a stronger America. If you are so inclined to tip a few back as we transition into 2017, Labor 411 has put together an extensive list of choices for cocktails, champagne and more. Drink up and know you are supporting good jobs. And as always, drink responsibly and drink union.

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