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March 23, 2018

On This Day in 1990

A 32-day lockout of major league baseball players ends with an agreement to raise the minimum league salary from $68,000 to $100,000 and to study revenue-sharing between owners and players.
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After 5 Months, the #NYCStripperStrike Is Poised to Go Nationwide
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Statement on Uber Tragedy
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The Entire Public Sector Is About to Be Put on Trial
Posted On: Jul 14, 2017
July 14, 2017 | RIGHT TO WORK | Within the next year, the Supreme Court is likely to rule on the latest existential threat to workers and their unions: Janus v. AFSCME. Like last year’s Friedrich’s v. CTA – a bullet dodged with Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected death – the Janus case is a blatant attack on working people by right-winged, moneyed special interests who want to take away workers’ freedom to come together and negotiate for a better life. For years, the Right has been hammering through state-level “right-to-work” laws in an effort to kill public sector unionism: it would see victory in the Janus case as the coup de grace. If the [U.S. Supreme] Court rules in favor of the Janus plaintiff and the Illinois public sector worker whose case not to pay union dues is being argued by the right-wing Liberty Justice Center and the National Right to Work Foundation – then right to work could become the law of the land in the public sector… There are more insidious effects…

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