Trump appointee Peter Robb has his sights on labor unions. “The National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel is on pace this fiscal year to revive seven times more unfair labor practice cases that were brought against unions than against employers, driven in part by directives he’s issued calling for stricter rules for organized labor, according…

Since the October 2018 election that made her the first African American and the second woman to chair the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) in the district’s 90-year history, Gloria Gray has found herself in nearly constant demand. In addition to board oversight and continuing to represent the West Basin Water District, Gray…

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On Sunday, we celebrate the rich heritage of Mexico! Cinco de Mayo is an occasion for backyard barbecues, gathering with families and friends and, of course, concocting the perfect margarita. By using the ingredients below, you will be supporting ethical companies who give their workers a voice on the job. Now that’s cause for a…

The Trump administration announced yesterday that Uber drivers and other gig economy workers are not employees. Accordingly, the administration reasons, they aren’t entitled to employee protections. The Huffington Post reports: “It’s one of the most contentious questions in the world of work these days: Whom do Uber drivers and others in the gig economy really…

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden got under President Donald Trump’s (thin) skin after the International Association of Fire Fighters officially endorsed Biden. Trump predictably took to Twitter to unleash his anger on the labor union. The Dues Sucking firefighters leadership will always support Democrats, even though the membership wants me. Some things never change! — Donald…