Posts Tagged ‘union’

Orthodox Union praises Biden’s Homeland Security chief nomination in rare move

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Holodomor: The Forgotten Genocide in the Soviet Union

By Eric Margolis I have been repeatedly shocked to receive letters from young Americans and Canadians of Ukrainian descent saying they had known nothing about the 1930’s genocide, or “Holodomor,” until reading about it in my columns. Hopefully, more will now know. From 1932–33, Stalin and henchmen, Lazar Kaganovitch and Vyacheslav Molotov, conducted a merciless […]

Fastfood workers strike demanding $15 an hour and union rights

On Friday, fast food workers nationwide went on strike. It was a demonstration to demand higher wages and the right to unionize ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Pressuring Biden to deliver on his campaign promise, workers in several U.S. cities including Chicago, Charleston, Detroit, Durham, Flint, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, […]

Chicago Teachers Union Plans to Mobilize Against Reopening Schools

The Chicago Teachers Union announced a mobilization effort against a plan to reopen the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) for in-person learning. 00 Hits: 1

Migrant entries into the European Union drop to lowest levels since 2013

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European Union says it will redouble efforts to save Iran nuclear deal

The European Union said Tuesday it would redouble its efforts to save the Iran nuclear agreement despite what it calls Tehran’s “important breach” of commitments made in the 2015 deal by starting to enrich uranium to new levels. EU spokesman Peter Stano said that Iran’s actions “will have serious implications when it comes to nuclear […]

Farage: There Won’t Be a European Union in Ten Years’ Time

Brexit leader Nigel Farage has said that the UK has “set the standard” for nations gaining independence from the European Union, predicting that with the current divides on the continent between east and west and north and south, the bloc will not even exist in ten years. The UK finally left the EU’s institutions, with […]

The ABC’s Of Google’s New Union

An explainer on non-contract unions, how workers at Alphabet are using this structure to build and maintain power, and why you should too. Ever since I learned that unionizing was an option for workers like me, I knew I wanted to be a union worker. It seemed so obvious to me—why do we demand democracy […]

Socialist Chicago Teachers Union Leader Resists ‘Unsafe’ Schools Reopening — From Puerto Rico Poolside

A leader of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) wants kids to remain out of the classroom because schools are “unsafe,” but she made the claims in the midst of a sunny vacation in Puerto Rico. Sarah Chambers, who WGN said is on the union’s executive board and an area vice president and claimed she “led […]

Britain Completes Formal Economic Break With European Union

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s long and sometimes acrimonious divorce from the European Union ended Thursday with an economic split that leaves the EU smaller and the U.K. freer but more isolated in a turbulent world. Britain left the European bloc’s vast single market for people, goods and services at 11 p.m. London time, midnight in […]

George Blake, Jewish British spy for Soviet Union, dies in Moscow at 98

George Blake, a former British intelligence researcher who served as a spy for the Soviet Union for years, has died in Russia. He was 98. Blake, who was born in the Netherlands to a Protestant mother and a Sephardic Jewish father who had fought for Britain in World War I, moved to the United Kingdom […]

European Union Kicks Off COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign

ROME (AP) — Doctors, nurses and the elderly rolled up their sleeves across the European Union to receive the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine Sunday in a symbolic show of unity and moment of hope for a continent confronting its worst health care crisis in a century. Even though a few countries started giving […]

UK And European Union Reach Brexit Trade Deal Ahead Of Deadline

The United Kingdom and the European Union have finally reached a provisional deal for post-Brexit trade, avoiding what would likely have been massive economic disruption. After months of negotiations leading up to the Dec. 31 deadline, U.K. and European Commission officials concluded what had been long and tense negotiations, striking a deal on trade across the […]

What does the future hold for the European Union?

W ell, I’ve checked again, and I’m sorry to report that the famous British newspaper headline “Fog in Channel; Continent Cut Off” never actually appeared. Not in the Yorkshire Post before the Great War, nor in The Times in 1957, nor anywhere else. Alas, as Boris Johnson would say, it is apocryphal.   Still, the […]

Bolivia recognises same-sex couple’s civil union for first time

David Aruquipa and Guido Montaño signed papers in Bolivia’s Civil Registry Office, confirming their status as the country’s first legally-recognised same-sex couple. The men, who have been a couple for 11 years, said they consider the step a victory for human rights in Bolivia. “This is the action that shows that our country needs to […]

Chicago Teachers Union Deletes Tweet: Reopening Schools ‘Rooted in Sexism, Racism, Misogyny’

Local 1 of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) deleted its tweet on Sunday that stated, “The push to reopen schools is rooted in sexism, racism and misogyny.” Director of School Choice at the Reason Foundation Corey DeAngelis noted Monday CTU “filed a request for an injunction to stop in-person instruction that is supposed to start […]

Undue Delay by the Union Government in Accepting the Key Demands of Farmers’ Movement is Harmful for Everyone

There is growing unease at the inexplicable delay on the part of the union government in accepting the well-justified demands of the farmers’ movement. It is by now widely recognized that the three controversial farm laws are not justified and were somehow pushed through with undue hurry. The government representatives have already accepted the need […]

Will The Supreme Court Overrule Farmworker Union Rights?

Above photo: A D’Arrigo Brothers worker with a union button on her cap talks at lunchtime with an organizer. Companies are trying to shut down such access to workers through the courts. David Bacon. Not long before Donald Trump’s election in 2016, the Pacific Legal Foundation filed suit against California’s farmworker access rule in federal court on […]

European Union makes move to combat anti-Semitism

Browse > Home / News / European Union makes move to combat anti-Semitism December 3, 2020 by JNS Read on for article A key body of the European Union adopted a declaration on Wednesday to combat anti-Semitism. The European Parliament. Credit: Wikimedia Commons The Council of the European Union is comprised of government ministers from […]

Saudi Arabia has Suspended Turkish Meat Imports – Turkish Union

FILE PHOTO: Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan (R) and Saudi King Salman attend a ceremony in Ankara, Turkey April 12, 2016. Photo: REUTERS/Umit Bektas Saudi Arabia formally suspended imports of meat, eggs and other products from Turkey earlier this month, the Turkish exporters’ union said, after a months-long informal boycott of Turkish goods over political tensions […]

Union members call on King’s College to let them criticize Zionism, Israel

Union members at King’s College London have called on the university to revoke its adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism, claiming that its stipulation that anti-Zionism is antisemitism constitutes revisionist history.The IHRA definition of antisemitism lists a number of contemporary examples of antisemitism, among them: “Denying the Jewish people their […]

Report: Joe Biden Considering Teachers’ Union Leaders for Education Secretary

Joe Biden is reportedly considering leaders of the nation’s largest teachers’ unions to replace current Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, should the former vice president be declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. According to a report at the New York Times Friday, the short list of contenders for the education cabinet post includes Randi […]

European Union Announces Push to ‘Protect LGBTIQ People’ Across Europe

(Evangelical Focus) — The European Union has announced its ambitious plan to “protect LGBTIQ people” across the Union, which will include sanctions against countries that are not perceived as respecting their rights. In September’s State of the Union debate, the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, had hinted that the issue would […]

Unhoused Community Forms Tenants Union

Constituents Protest at Commissioner’s Home. Minneapolis, MN – A tenants union was formed this past weekend by unhoused community members who have been living at the Extended Stay America hotel in Bloomington, MN. After a deal for Hennepin County to purchase the building unexpectedly fell through, residents say they are standing up for their rights as […]

Exclusive – Union Workers Go All In to Reelect Their Fighter, Trump: ‘The Democrats Left Us Behind 30 Years Ago’

America’s union workers, especially in the swing states of Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, are ready to deliver a victory for President Trump as they helped push him over the finish line in 2016. In exclusive interviews with Breitbart News, a handful of union workers said the 2020 presidential race with Trump vs. Democrat Joe Biden […]

Philadelphia Firefighters Union Votes to Endorse Trump

The Philadelphia Firefighters Union has voted to uphold its endorsement of President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 presidential election. The American Arbitration Association, which represents the Internation Association of Firefighters Local 22, sent out ballots to its members two weeks ago and asked whether the firefighters in the union wanted to repeal the union’s endorsement of […]

Exactly what is the US Independent National Union?

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Teachers Union Urges Parents To Boycott School Reopening

Above photo: A student receives a temperature check before leaving the car to enter STAR Eco Station Tutoring & Enrichment Center on September 2, 2020 in Culver City, California.  Mario Tama/Getty Images. School officials and teachers have very different views on whether it’s safe for students hurt by missing in-person classes to safely return to […]

Pennsylvania Boilermakers Union Calls Out Biden: We Support Trump, Not You

The Boilermakers Local 154 union, which represents thousands of American workers in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio, is calling out Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden for lying about having been endorsed by the union. At a televised town hall event this week, Biden made the false claim that the Boilermakers union “overwhelmingly” endorsed him, saying […]

NZ’s debt clock relaunched by the Taxpayers Union

Waikanae Watch It will be interesting (if you’re a Jacinda supporter), or disconcerting (if you’re not) to see how much these totals increase in the next three years. Watch live here View original post Share this: Like this: Like Loading… 00 Hits: 12

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