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In Brett Kavanaugh, workers have a justice who will always side with big business | LIBERAL.GUIDE

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court will be bad news for workers’ rights. While much attention has been paid to his stance on abortion, Trump’s judicial nominee has an equally conservative record on labor issues. This should be a cause for concern for workers, particularly after the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus, which could significantly weaken public sector unions.

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In Brett Kavanaugh, workers have a justice who will always side with big business | LIBERAL.GUIDE


A Record Number Of 85-Year-Old Americans Are Still Working

As we saw with Friday’s jobs report, the booming US economy has continued to draw in workers from “the sidelines” – ie people who weren’t actively looking for work and were considered to be “out” of the workforce – as the participation rate has ticked higher in recent months (though it remains well below its pre-crisis levels). Still, economists have…

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Trump era ramps up tech worker revolt

… use of tech tools for surveillance and law enforcement. Tech workers are … Pentagon used to improve its drone warfare, according to Gizmodo.   Workers … agencies out of fears the technology could harm marginalized communities. Salesforce … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

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Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific | LIBERAL.GUIDE

The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

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Beak & Skiff looking at drone tech for pollination solution

LAFAYETTE, N.Y. — On Wednesday workers at Beak & Skiff Apple Orchard in LaFayette celebrated their teamwork with DropCopter. It’s a new way to pollinate apple orchards, using drones to help pollinate when bees can’t. “The nice warm sunny … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

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Don’t Show The ‘Hard-Working’ Italians This Chart!!

Rumor has it that Germans are the most disciplined workers in the world. The statistics, however, as Statista’s Patrick Wagner points out, give that accolade to the Indians – especially those living in Mumbai – who are apparently working much more than their German counterparts. To be exact almost double the time of a Frankfurtian as a study by UBS found. And even though people in…

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California takes a stand against Oklahoma’s ‘prejudiced’ anti-gay adoption law | LIBERAL.GUIDE

California workers on state business will be barred from traveling to Oklahoma, which has been added to the state’s no-go list after enacting a bill last month allowing adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex parents, the Los Angeles Times reported. California’s legislature passed a law last year barring state-funded travel to states that allow discrimination based on sexual or gender…

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California takes a stand against Oklahoma’s ‘prejudiced’ anti-gay adoption law | LIBERAL.GUIDE


The Trump administration is quietly cracking down on documented immigrants | LIBERAL.GUIDE

The Trump administration is quietly targeting visas for highly-skilled foreign workers and their spouses as part of a sweeping effort to cut down on immigration to the United States. Activists say the move is inhumane and business leaders argue it will hurt the economy. A report released Tuesday by the Silicon Valley-backed immigration lobbying group FWD.us lays out the White House’s ongoing…

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Graduate student-workers strike faces continued intransigence from Columbia University

Three thousand graduate student workers at Columbia University in New York City are continuing their strike amidst and expanding wave of teacher protests throughout the US and internationally. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

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The teachers’ struggle spreads to Arizona and Colorado

With the teachers’ struggle spreading, it is urgent that workers review the political lessons of the experience of educators in the first stage of this battle. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

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