Courts Side with Corporations on Pro-Worker Rules

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By the Teamsters Two federal district judges in Texas handed down separate decisions in the last week that will increase income inequality and put a thumb on the scale for corporations seeking to tamp down on unionization. The latest decision came yesterday, when U.S. Judge Amos Mazzant blocked...
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Trump’s Communication Rights Wrecking Crew

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By Timothy Karr, Free Press One of Donald Trump’s top tech-policy advisers has a plan: Do away with the main agency that protects the rights of internet users and media consumers in America. You heard that right. Mark Jamison, who Trump chose to help oversee the tech-policy transition team,...
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Volkswagen Moving Us Backward Again?

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By Gina Coplon-Newfield, Sierra Club When the election votes were barely tallied, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers representing most automakers that sell passenger vehicles in the U.S. sent a letter to President-elect Trump explaining the many ways they wanted the new administration to...
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New Ceiling Fan Standards Will Keep Consumer Bills Cool

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By Lauren Urbanek, Natural Resources Defense Council Temperatures may be cooling across the country, but new ceiling fan energy efficiency standards announced this week mean that consumers will stay comfortable in their homes in years to come while paying less on their energy bills. With an...
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