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FRESH DEMANDS FOR LABOR SECRETARY ALEX ACOSTA’S RESIGNATION MOUNT

Acosta has long faced intense public criticism for helping Epstein secure a “sweetheart plea deal” while serving as Miami’s top federal prosecutor  

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Acosta has long faced intense public criticism for helping Epstein secure a “sweetheart plea deal” while serving as Miami’s top federal prosecutor  

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TODAY IN LABOR HISTORY JULY 5TH

Thousands of United States Marshals and some 12,000 United States Army troops, commanded by Brigadier General Nelson Miles, interfered with a peaceful labor strike led by Eugene Debs against the Pullman Palace Car Company, which had drastically cut wages. President Cleveland wanted the trains moving again and based the action on his constitutional responsibility for […]

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Thousands of United States Marshals and some 12,000 United States Army troops, commanded by Brigadier General Nelson Miles, interfered with a peaceful labor strike led by Eugene Debs against the Pullman Palace Car Company, which had drastically cut wages. President Cleveland wanted the trains moving again and based the action on his constitutional responsibility for […]

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TODAY IN LABOR HISTORY JULY 3RD

2000 workers, many of whom are children, from 20 textile mills in Paterson, NJ, went on strike. They demanded 11 hour days (down from 13.5 hours). Employers refused to negotiate and broke the strike by declaring a reduction in work hours to twelve hours daily during the week and nine hours on Saturdays. – 1835 […]

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2000 workers, many of whom are children, from 20 textile mills in Paterson, NJ, went on strike. They demanded 11 hour days (down from 13.5 hours). Employers refused to negotiate and broke the strike by declaring a reduction in work hours to twelve hours daily during the week and nine hours on Saturdays. – 1835 […]

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RIVERSIDE PASSES BUDGET WITHOUT CUTS BUT EYES ‘INSOLVENCY’ IN 2023

Riverside will start a new fiscal year Monday, July 1, with a balanced budget and without major cuts — but officials expect lots of red ink soon after that.  

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Riverside will start a new fiscal year Monday, July 1, with a balanced budget and without major cuts — but officials expect lots of red ink soon after that.  

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TODAY IN LABOR HISTORY JUNE 28TH

This date marked the birthday of machinist Matthew Maguire, who many believe first suggested Labor Day. Others believe it was Peter McGuire, a carpenter. – 1850 President Grover Cleveland signed legislation declaring Labor Day an official US holiday.  

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This date marked the birthday of machinist Matthew Maguire, who many believe first suggested Labor Day. Others believe it was Peter McGuire, a carpenter. – 1850 President Grover Cleveland signed legislation declaring Labor Day an official US holiday.  

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Southern California grocery store workers authorize a strike

After months of stalled contract negotiations, grocery workers at Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions and Ralphs stores voted this week to give union leaders the authority to call a strike.  

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After months of stalled contract negotiations, grocery workers at Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions and Ralphs stores voted this week to give union leaders the authority to call a strike.  

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IID exhausts Riverside County into repealing net metering ordinance, dealing blow to solar

After more than a year of battling with the Imperial Irrigation District, on June 18 the Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted to repeal the year-old ordinance that would have subjected the utility provider’s net-metering program to the same rules as Southern California Edison.  

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After more than a year of battling with the Imperial Irrigation District, on June 18 the Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted to repeal the year-old ordinance that would have subjected the utility provider’s net-metering program to the same rules as Southern California Edison.  

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Today in Labor History June 25th

The Haymarket Martyrs Monument was dedicated at Forest Home Cemetery, Chicago to honor the 8 anarchists who were framed and executed for the bombing at Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886. More than 8,000 people attended. At the base of the monument are Haymarket martyr August Spies’ last words: “The day will come when our […]

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The Haymarket Martyrs Monument was dedicated at Forest Home Cemetery, Chicago to honor the 8 anarchists who were framed and executed for the bombing at Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886. More than 8,000 people attended. At the base of the monument are Haymarket martyr August Spies’ last words: “The day will come when our […]

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Grocery strike rocked Southern California 16 years ago. It may happen again soon

Nearly 16 years ago, the largest and longest supermarket strike in U.S. history reshaped the Southern California grocery industry. Tens of thousands of workers at Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions and Ralphs stores spanning from San Diego to San Luis Obispo went on strike or were locked out, starting in October 2003 and lasting more than four […]

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Nearly 16 years ago, the largest and longest supermarket strike in U.S. history reshaped the Southern California grocery industry. Tens of thousands of workers at Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions and Ralphs stores spanning from San Diego to San Luis Obispo went on strike or were locked out, starting in October 2003 and lasting more than four […]

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THE POWER OF UNIONS IS STRENGTH

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