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Teachers Union Silent About Massive Salaries After West Virginia Teacher Pay Raise

4:42 PM 07/27/2018<p>After pushing to secure a 5-percent pay raise for teachers in West Virginia, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has not …

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The Supreme Court's Union Fees Decision Could Be a Huge Blow for Democrats

Given their impending battle to regain control of Congress, Democrats didn’t need a reason to worry about their fundraising efforts lagging behind …

The Koch Brothers Want to Reduce Public Employee Union Membership on West Coast by 127,000 Members

Following a landmark anti-union decision by the U.S. Supreme Court this week, a group backed by the Koch brothers and other wealthy conservative …

Right-Wing, Business-Funded Groups Are Preparing to Use the Janus Decision to Bleed Unions, Internal Documents Show

“Labor unions are going to feel the pinch.”<p>Most State Policy Network think tanks contacted by The Intercept did not respond to requests for comment …

Four Women Accuse New York’s Attorney General of Physical Abuse

Eric Schneiderman has raised his profile as a voice against sexual misconduct. Now, after suing Harvey Weinstein, he faces a #MeToo reckoning of his own.<p><i>Update: Three hours after the publication of this story, Schneiderman resigned from his position. “While these allegations are unrelated to my</i> …

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Tesla has a staggering number of job applicants despite shady labor complaints

Even if Tesla faces a federal labor complaint for unfair workplace practices and has been called out for workplace injuries, tons of people want to …

Turning away from street protests, Black Lives Matter tries a new tactic in the age of Trump

By Janell Ross and<p>Janell Ross<p>Reporter covering race along with the social and political implications of the nation's rapidly changing demographics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Wesley Lowery<p>Wesley Lowery<p>National correspondent covering law enforcement, justice and their intersection with politics and policy<p>Email …

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Trump taps investor Icahn to advise on regulatory reform

Carl Icahn has been picked by President-elect Donald Trump to be a special adviser for overhauling regulations, putting the billionaire investor in a position to shape rules affecting businesses in which he has stakes.<p>“Carl was with me from the beginning and with his being one of the world’s great …

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Hillary Clinton: President of California

We will soon enough be leaving behind the 2016 election and entering the era of the Trump Administration, but now that the popular votes have all …

Investor Peter Thiel Is Helping Mold Tech’s Ties to Donald Trump

Venture capitalist helped broker a meeting between the President-elect and CEOs from Apple, Alphabet and other tech firms<p>Peter Thiel, the billionaire venture capitalist and conservative libertarian, has long been a misfit in Silicon Valley.<p>Now as one of the tech industry’s main bridges to …

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What did Stein gain from recount flop?

Jill Stein's rowdy recount push ended with a whimper overnight, giving Donald Trump even more votes than he started with after final certification -- but it wasn't a total wash for the Green Party candidate, who brought in millions and put herself in a position to redistribute the leftover …

Top Senate Republican already wimping out on Trump tax cuts

No one has ever mistaken Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for a leader.<p>So it is not surprising that McConnell is giving a cool …

Clinton's Useful Idiot Jill Stein Heaps Praise On Cuba's Dead Dictator

Presumed Clinton-recount surrogate Jill Stein heaps praise on Cuba’s brutal dictator as a symbol of “justice.”<p>On Friday, brutal Communist Cuban …

Last Laugh: Here's 5 1/2 Minutes Worth Of People Who Swore Trump Would NEVER Become President

It is still amazing how many people were SO WRONG about the possibility of Donald Trump becoming the next President of the United States.<p>Here’s five …

Trump cabinet appointments will 'undo decades of progress', rights activists say

Hawkish trio – Jeff Sessions as attorney general, Mike Pompeo as CIA chief and Michael Flynn as national security adviser – have made inflammatory statements about race relations, immigration, Islam and the use of torture<p>Rights activists have condemned Donald Trump for three cabinet appointments …

Claims of votes by the dead, felons cloud North Carolina governor race

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina’s gubernatorial race was undecided 10 days after the Nov. 8 vote and new allegations by the Republican incumbent’s campaign about felons and dead people casting ballots could leave the outcome in limbo for weeks.<p>Republican Governor Pat McCrory, …

American Unemployment Claims Just Hit a 43-Year Low

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a 43-year low last week, pointing to a rapidly tightening labor market that could …

VW to cut 23,000 jobs in Germany

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) and its labor unions agreed to cut 30,000 jobs at the core VW brand in exchange for a commitment to avoid forced redundancies in Germany until 2025, a compromise which leaves the carmaker’s profitability still lagging rivals.<p>The turnaround plan …

Trump asks Flynn, a fiery general, to be top adviser and plans Romney meeting

By Philip Rucker ,<p>Philip Rucker<p>White House Bureau Chief<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Karen DeYoung and<p>Karen DeYoung<p>Associate editor and senior national security correspondent<p>Email Bio Follow<p>David Nakamura<p>David Nakamura<p>Reporter covering the White House<p>Email Bio Follow<p>President-elect Donald Trump has asked Michael …

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UAW learns of Ford news through Trump tweet

United Auto Workers leaders learned Ford Motor Co. had changed course and would not move Lincoln MKC production from Kentucky to Mexico the same way …

How the nation’s largest local teachers union is responding to a Trump future — ‘no choice… but to fight'

<i>United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew sent the following message to roughly 3,000 UFT delegates on Thursday afternoon.</i><p>Given the …

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American labor unions face a president they scorned

American unions endorsed Hillary Clinton but got Donald Trump. The president-elect connected with workers while campaigning, but his victory is …

Donald Trump got Reagan-like support from union households

By Philip Bump<p>Philip Bump<p>National correspondent focused largely on the numbers behind politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>From Day One, Donald Trump's dream has been to be the reincarnation of Ronald Reagan. "Make America Great Again" is a retread of an old Reagan slogan and Trump has, in response to past …

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Barack Obama calls for 'meaningful debt relief' for Greece

US president says it is in world’s interest for Greece to stay in eurozone and praises EU as ‘one of greatest political and economic achievements of modern times’<p>The US president, Barack Obama, has signalled he will use a critical two-day visit to Athens this week to step up calls for the country …

Donald Trump plans to immediately deport 2 million to 3 million undocumented immigrants

By Amy B Wang<p>Amy B Wang<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In a "60 Minutes” interview scheduled to air Sunday, President-elect Donald Trump said he planned to immediately deport 2 million to 3 million undocumented immigrants who “have criminal records” …

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Kellyanne Conway tells The Post she feels ‘blessed’ over White House gig

On Tuesday, a presidential glass ceiling <i>was</i> broken — when Kellyanne Conway earned the distinction of being the first woman in history to run a …

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