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IPO Market Offers Attractive Exit Alternative for Sponsor-backed Companies

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 8:07 AM

These fees have proven controversial recently, with one labor union waging a public battle against payment of such fees to a particular sponsor, and they may have other regulatory consequences. Tax structuring must be considered carefully as part of the ...

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Obama honors union leader who helps LA janitors become citizens

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:39 AM

The White House honored a local union leader today for helping the workers who clean high rises in downtown Los Angeles become U.S. citizens. David Huerta, head of the United Service Workers West, is President Obama’s latest "Champion for Change" -- one of ...

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A Note on the Importance of Black Agenda Report and Why It Deserves Your Support

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:19 AM

I came into contact with Black Agenda Report in 2011 when I was in New York City interning for a labor union. At this point in my life, I was disillusioned with everything. I came to the big city thinking I would escape from white racist academia and get ...

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Secretive, Deep-Pocketed Shadow Campaigns Pervade Midterms | The Nation

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 3:30 AM

Moreover, significant corporate and labor union money is no doubt flowing into these groups, which would otherwise be forbidden. Much of the corporate money is hidden; it’s true across the campaign finance world that corporations much prefer 501(c)(4 ...

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The Teamsters Of The 21st Century: How Uber, Lyft, And Facebook Drivers Are Organizing

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 8:20 PM

The famous labor union is steaming into the gig economy in a big way. Today they’re helping organize a walkout by Uber drivers. By Neal Ungerleider When you think of the Teamsters, you might still think Jimmy Hoffa. But you should also now think Uber ...

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