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A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy (turned security officer) in a labor case that began with a firing in 1990 and illustrates how "old" ...
by CACourtsMonitor
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 01:16 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light,
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 03:27 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
About 4 years ago P. James Debney, a Briton in his mid-40s, used to worked at an Alcoa subsidiary that made store-brand plastic wrap and other common household items. Mr. Debney was previously ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Apr 13, 2013 at 02:15 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
If the Republican party's extreme regressionist agenda were converted into an equation, here's what that equation might look like: America - (Social Security - Medicare - Civil Rights - Women's ...
by Edward Lynn
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 09:10 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
It's hard for some of us to view models as “workers” in the way labor rights advocates understand the term, but working conditions in the fashion industry indicate a need to organize. Written ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 01:16 PM PST with 9 Recommends
"Atlas Shrugged" is based on the incredibly Liberal notion that ideas have value. As a matter of fact, Galt's ideas to make money are worth more than mere human life. He and his merry band are ...
by nolagrl
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 11:34 AM PST with 132 Recommends
This week’s execution in Saudi Arabia and the successful fight for legal protections for domestic workers in New York State highlight the central concept of humanity in the struggle for human ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 11:09 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Housekeeping -- a job predominantly held by women -- can cause a good deal of physical pain due the repetitive nature of the work. To help improve conditions for housekeepers and all workers, ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 01:47 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Over the past several days, Michigan’s union activists and their allies in the fight against austerity have pushed back against expedited “Right-to-Work” legislation with a determination that ...
by Wisco Wherls
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 08:12 PM PST with 49 Recommends
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by DLCC
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 10:34 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
If I were to take a rough, mental inventory of all the art supplies that I own and use--I have about 3 milk crates full of cans and tubes of Golden and Windsor Newton acrylic paints, and mediums. I ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 376 comments on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 06:32 AM PDT with 389 Recommends
Here's my wish for this Labor Day - that someone Democrat in Congress would introduce a proposed 28th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, to protect the rights of working class ...
by RobertNiles
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Sep 02, 2012 at 11:20 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
With the GOP Convention being in some sort of limbo, I thought it would be an excellent time to review what the GOP stood for too long ago. Take from GOP Platforms from the not-so-recent past and ...
by SacDanny
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 02:19 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
See if you can detect the pattern? (The one that the Corporate News Media apparently can't.) Senate Republicans block pay equity bill by Ted Barrett, CNN -- June 05, 2012 [...] An election-year ...
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 09:32 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
This post was written in August, 2011 on the heels of the debt ceiling debacle, but given the recent attention focused on the Supreme Court as they begin deliberating on the constitutionality of The ...
by jillwklausen
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 08:07 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I'm calling out the 9,000 Pound Elephant in the room at your Democratic Party meetings. Here in Georgia closeted Elephants have become skilled at their ploy. Yes I am talking about fake Democrats -
by Terence Dicks
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Mar 18, 2012 at 03:49 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
But it sounds like he could use a little help, from your Senator too ... Sen. Merkley Fights Against Moral Exemption Amendment by April Baer, news.opb.org, Portland, OR -- Feb. 21, 2012 Oregon ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Feb 21, 2012 at 07:30 PM PST with 26 Recommends
When I first heard about this proposed legislation I couldn't believe it. The more I consider its consequences, the more I can't imagine they're even serious . But with 20 co-sponsors these stingy "
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 08:33 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Jobs. Depending on how you count, the challenge is to create 7 to 10 million net new jobs in the United States over the next 5 years while keeping the 130 million people currently employed in their ...
by John Fullerton
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 10:16 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
It’s an inauspicious start for the last day of a campaign Weber’s given her all to. She painted her mini-van in early June when her candidate was fighting a primary challenge from a faux ...
by Alpha Betty
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 06:09 AM PDT with 56 Recommends