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Unions legalized in Canada.

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Local 776 Family Picnic
Teamsters Local 776
Contract Mediation Ending
Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Members at Louisville Packaging Ratify Contract
Teamsters Local 89
Press Release: Aircraft Maintenance Technicians Union Citing Safety Concerns Asks Members Not to Fly on American Airlines
AMFA
TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER FILED BY AMERICAN AIRLINES
TWU Local 568
June 10, 2019 Front Page
Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
 
     
Trump’s War on Workers’ Rights
Posted On: Jun 04, 2019
June 4, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | President Trump ran for office as a champion of American workers and a friend of labor unions, but his administration has systematically favored employers at the expense of workers. In recent months, the administration has moved to tighten qualifications for who must be paid the minimum wage and who must be paid overtime. It is asking the Supreme Court to rule that companies can fire workers on the basis of sexual orientation. The number of workplace safety inspectors employed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fallen to the lowest level in the agency’s half-century of operation. And as the administration has pulled back from protecting the rights, safety and economic welfare of workers, it has sought to undermine state regulators and to prevent workers from protecting their own interest through collective bargaining. Mr. Trump said during the 2016 campaign that he supported a $10 federal minimum hourly wage, but since taking office he hasn’t sought any increase in the minimum wage, currently $7.25 an hour. Instead, his administration has tried to limit worker pay… New York Times
 
 
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