Talks Between Striking Nurses, Allina Continue

September 29, 2016

Allina Health and the union that represents thousands of striking nurses at five hospitals in the Twin Cities metro plan to continue negotiations. Both sides offered no details on whether the health system and the Minnesota Nurses Association had […]

Durkay: Hollywood Has a ‘Labor Problem’

September 29, 2016

“From discussions of equal pay to #OscarsSoWhite, the past year has brought Hollywood sexism and racism into mainstream consciousness,” writes Laura Durkay in Jacobin. “The ACLU is currently investigating Hollywood studios for gender discrimination in hiring, and a number of high-profile […]

After a Disappointing Debate, Trump Lashes Out

September 28, 2016

Donald Trump lashed out wildly on Tuesday in the aftermath of a disappointing first debate with Hillary Clinton, scolding the moderator, criticizing a beauty pageant winner for her physique and raising the prospect of an all-out attack on […]

CA Governor Signs Bill Limiting Out-of-State Arbitration

September 28, 2016

California Governor Brown signed SB 1241, placing limits on agreements requiring workers to waive their rights to challenge employers in court. The bill specifically bans arbitration clauses which force California residents out-of-state. […]

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