Bloomberg: Unions Did Great Things for the Working Class

June 18, 2018

Politically and economically, unions are sort of an odd duck. They aren’t part of the apparatus of the state, yet they depend crucially on state protections in order to wield their power. They’re stakeholders in corporations, but often have […]

Study: Pay Disparity for Women Making Films

June 17, 2018

As a Hollywood script supervisor with nearly three decades of experience, Dawn Gilliam has worked on major blockbusters including Black Panther and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But even with a stellar resume, Gilliam said she still […]

Conflicting Forces Pull at Trump on NAFTA

June 17, 2018

The future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which binds the economies of the US, Canada and Mexico, has rarely looked as murky as it does right now. Negotiators missed a self-imposed deadline to rewrite the deal in May. Then a quarrel between the US President and the Canadian Prime Minister […]

Caesars Workers in Las Vegas Approve New Contract Deal

June 14, 2018

Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike at those properties. The union is now negotiating […]

3 Key Takeaways from Tuesday’s Primary Results

June 13, 2018

Across four states with contested primaries, Democratic voters embraced the candidates favored — and in some cases hand-picked — by party leaders in Washington and the states, spurn-ing insurgents who aligned themselves with the activist left. […]

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