• Today in Labor History
    Sept. 18, 1999
    A 20-month illegal lockout of 2,900 Steelworkers members at Kaiser Aluminum plants in three states ends when an arbitrator orders a new contract. Kaiser was forced to fire scabs and fork over tens of millions of dollars in back pay to union members.
    ~ DC Labor

  • Economic Struggle is Real for Millions of Americans
    Posted On: Sep 10, 2020
    Sept. 10, 2020 | ECONOMY | Some in power might want to point at the August unemployment numbers as a sign that a stronger economy is just around the corner. But it is clear this country is still facing a serious jobs problem that is disproportionately hitting those who need help the most. Six months into this coronavirus-induced recession, the U.S. is still 11.5 million jobs below where it stood earlier this year. The brunt of that is being felt by women, Black and Latino workers. And with the recovery seen as slowing (the 1.4 million gain in jobs last month was down from July, which was down from June), the pain is going to continue… Teamsters
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