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Italian official warns migrant ships not to dock as migrant supporters rally in Rome

Friday, June 15, 2018 11:37 PM

Alleged killing of activist spurs protest The rally in Rome was called by the USB labor union following the alleged murder of one of its activists, Soumayla Sacko of Mali, as he helped fellow migrant agricultural workers in Rosarno, in southern Italy’s ...

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Federalism gone wild: How Republicans seized power in state capitals -- and reshaped America

Friday, June 15, 2018 1:26 AM

from "stand your ground" gun laws to labor union restrictions to environmental deregulation. My newest research points to the important role of activist groups, which have big money but also real human activists. State legislative candidates now count on ...

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So why did this Jersey Republican get the backing of a big labor union that favors Democrats?

Thursday, June 14, 2018 8:23 AM

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Chris Smith stands alone among Republicans when it comes to this. The New Jersey AFL-CIO, is backing him for re-election even as it endorsed the Democratic challengers for the state’s other four Republican-held House seats and the ...

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Irving offers shipbuilders $73K a year, but union says strike threat not about money

Thursday, June 14, 2018 7:08 AM

Johnston held a news conference Thursday afternoon alongside two local union leaders. He said good pay does not allow the employer "to use poor treatment." The union recommended that workers accept the deal, but they voted against it. The union leaders ...

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N.J. school kids grow green thumbs, give hydroponic crops to the needy

Thursday, June 14, 2018 2:47 AM

The students produce close to 70 pounds of food a month in the hydroponic garden. Once all the fresh produce is harvested, the school donates the food to local Union City families. Emerson first donates the food anonymously to families of students in need.

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