By Jacob Bourne A huge crowd gathered outside of Macy’s Union Square store in San Francisco on November 7 to rally for a contract that delivers quality health care plans for employees as well as fair working conditions. Represented by UFCW 5 and supported by other unionists such as SEIU 87, those marching in solidarity…

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Democratic candidates and the DNC are honoring a union boycott of UCLA. Full statement from AFSCME Local 3299 below: As reported by the Huffington Post earlier today, the Democratic National Committee has announced that it will relocate its planned December 19th Presidential Debate away from UCLA.  The DNC announcement came after AFSCME Local 3299, UC’s largest employee…

The trade war that President Donald Trump has wanted with China is taking a toll on Caterpillar workers. The International Business Times reports: “Caterpillar, the world’s largest heavy equipment maker has announced that it terminated 120 temporary workers at its Texas plant. This cut in USA jobs at its Texas facility follows sagging sales stemming from the…

More evidence is mounting that Trump’s tariffs are failing to help the American steel industry. CNN Business reports: “The steelmarker reported its first loss since early 2017, about a year before the Trump administration imposed 25% tariffs on steel imports in 2018. Those tariffs were designed to help reduce competition for the domestic steel industry…