Remember the Deal Carrier Made With Trump? It Will Be Using it to Automate Jobs it Saved

By Sahid Fawaz

Trump has been patting himself on the back a lot lately about the deal he made with Carrier to keep some of the company's jobs from moving to Mexico.

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Think Before You Spend this Christmas

By Spike Dolomite-Ward
Labor 411 Foundation Development Director

I’m dreaming of a Blue Christmas with every Christmas gift I buy.

BuyBlue.

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Labor Secretary Andrew Puzder Gets no Happy Star from Labor Leaders

By Evan Henerson

And the hits just keep on coming…

We learn that President-Elect Donald Trump’s nomination to the critical position of Secretary of Labor is a millionaire CEO of a fast food magnate who is on record as opposing any increases to minimum wage.

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Trump Loses It, Goes on Twitter Smear Campaign Against Union and Its Leader

By Sahid Fawaz

I think deep down we were all hoping that Trump's outbursts and antics were a ploy to get him elected. And that he would mellow out once he "won" the presidency.

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Naughty or Nice? The Grrrrrreat vs. the Would-Be Cereal Killer

By Evan Henerson


Jolly old St. Nick has centuries of practice figuring out who has been naughty and who has been nice this holiday season. But apparently, the folks at Breitbart News think that this year the man in the red suit can use a little bit of help with his list.

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Trump and Carrier Shut Out the Employees' Union from Negotiations

By Sahid Fawaz

President-elect Donald Trump and Carrier received a lot of good press recently when the company decided to keep some jobs in the US.

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American-Made Holidays: How Many Gifts on Your List are Made in the USA?

By Michael Messina

Finding American-made gifts is a challenge year round, but when the holidays roll around, it tends to irk us more than usual when we pick up a toy for little Johnny and we know (we know) it’s going to have a “Made in China” stamp on the bottom. We buy a lot of gifts this time of year, and it’s our hope here at Labor 411 that shoppers will make an effort (maybe spend a little more?) to boost the American economy and purchase a gift or two that is Made in the USA.

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With Trump Appointees, How Safe will Unions be?

By Evan Henerson


President elect Trump’s cabinet is starting to take shape, both with actual appointments and the rumors. Labor 411 weighed in – admittedly, just a bit tongue-in-cheek - on our Labor Secretary suggestions just after the election.

In the mainstream press, of course, people are taking things a bit more seriously.

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There Is Now an App that Makes it Easy to Boycott Trump's Businesses and Properties

 

By Sahid Fawaz

Want to boycott Donald Trump's businesses but not sure where to begin? There is now an app that shows you all of his businesses so that you can get through your day without sending any of your hard-earned money to his companies.

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Naughty or Nice? Patagonia – $10 Million of NICE

By Michael Messina

This holiday season, Labor 411 is taking a look at what companies have been naughty or nice recently, highlighting ethical moves that make us smile and shaming the ones that put profit over people. Today we look at the outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia.

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