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December 10, 2015

It’s the ‘Most Boring Thing’ Jon Stewart Has Even Been at, but He Has a Very Important Message You Need to Hear

Hear what Jon Stewart has to say about the first responders bill after the jump. 
December 10, 2015

Honduras and CAFTA Show Us One of the Key Reasons Why TPP Should Be Opposed

This week, the governments of Honduras and the United States signed an action plan to begin addressing the widespread failure to enforce labor laws in Honduras. While this is a small step in the right direction, the Honduran government has not ful...
December 11, 2015

AFL-CIO Equity Index Fund Aims to Stop CEOs from Getting Rich Through Stock Buybacks

The AFL-CIO Equity Index Fund is shining the spotlight on companies whose CEOs stand to collect a bundle as a result of large stock buyback programs. In a stock buyback, a company buys its own shares to reduce the number of shares outstanding.
December 11, 2015

Menards Is Rewriting the Book on Anti-Worker Tactics

We thought we'd seen everything in the book of tricks used by management to prevent workers from organizing on the job, but Wisconsin-based home improvement chain Menards is going above and beyond. The employment agreement for managers at the chain thr...