Trump Judge Tries to Overturn NLRB Remedies for Company’s Unfair Labor Practices: Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears

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By Elliot Mincberg, People For the American Way Trump Sixth Circuit judge Chad Readler dissented from a decision upholding penalties by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against a company that improperly fired several employees and committed unfair labor practices. The March 2020 case...
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Numbers That Take Your Breath Away: COVID-19, Air Pollution and Equity

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By Maria Cecilia Pinto De Moura, Union of Concerned Scientists The pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus has become a global public health calamity and has spurred the worst economic downturn since the 1930s.  Together, the novelty, the contagiousness and the severity of COVID-19 have...
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This Workers Memorial Day, We Honor Those Who Died at Work, Including From COVID-19

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By Pablo Ros, AFSCME Roxie Nelson remembers her father, Ed Nelson, as a caring and passionate man who often put the needs of others before his own. “When I was around him his phone was always busy, and he would take calls from people all the time,” she recalls. “He...
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