Labor For Our Revolution: Four National Unions Support May Day Actions - 04-17-17
By Doug Cunningham Four national unions that are part of a new Labor For Our Revolution network are supporting the May 1st worker protests dubbed "A Day Without Immigrants". The Communications Workers of America, Amalgamated Transit Union, National Nurses United and United Electrical Workers are calling for broad labor support for the May Day actions.
Report: NO, Raising Minimum Wages Doesn't Cost Jobs - 04-17-17
By Doug Cunningham The National Employment Law Project is out with a survey of 70 years of data that shows higher minimum wages don't cost jobs. The report says to the contrary, employment has usually increased after increases in the federal minuimum wage. The National Employment Law Project looked at data from 1938-2009 re: federal minium wage hikes.
Federal Judge Expresses Skepticism Over Trump Sanctuary City Order - 04-17-17
By JoAnne Powers A federal judge on Friday expressed skepticism about portions of a Trump administration order which would halt federal funding to cities, counties and states which refuse to cooperate with federal immigration agents.