Pensions Under Siege in Michigan … Could Your State be Next?

By Evan Henerson

Thanks to its venture capitalist governor, Michigan has seen pensions become Public Enemy #1.

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The Oscars as Brought to You by...Unions, of Course!

By Evan Henerson

Where would the Oscars be without unions? Positively nowhere.

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In Garlic-y Gilroy, Wage Increase Leads to Increase in Workers


By Evan Henerson


Pay your workers a higher salary and you’ll get more people wanting to join your company. Yeah, we were floored by that one, too. The sharpest economic minds would never have predicted anything so revolutionary.

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Valentine’s Day The Union Way!



By Kelly Ross

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and it’s clear that love is in the air! If you haven’t quite ironed out your plans for the big day, we’ve got plenty of union-friendly ideas for you to spice up the Valentine’s Day weekend or the day itself. With these suggestions across the country, you can romance your way to a stronger America!

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Romance Your Way to a Stronger America

Every relationship has its own personality, memories and stories, so we’ll leave the truly romantic ideas up to you this Valentine’s Day. In the meantime we have more than a few union-made classics that will help you craft some new moments of joy.

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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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