Hey, Congress: If You Really Want to Help Puerto Rico Recover, Dump the Jones Act

Monday, September 25, 2017 7:16 AM

Many suspect that the Obama administration was reluctant to go against the pro-Jones Act labor unions (tr. every labor union) he needed to cement his re-election. Itís not a leap to say that such cronyism may have delayed the eventual resolution of the spill.


SwimSwam Pulse: 66% Support WSA As FINA Alternative

Sunday, September 24, 2017 9:25 PM

GAPS was started by Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu, and is a labor union for professional swimmers designed to advocate for swimmers at the governing level of the sport. GAPS and the WSA are entirely different entities, though both have been publicly ...


Disabled protesters block central Israeli highway

Sunday, September 24, 2017 7:09 AM

The Histadrut, Israelís largest labor union, announced on Sunday that they are embarking on a campaign in support of the disabled, which will include taking out ads in Israelís major news outlets.


South Korea should work with the US to improve KORUS, the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement

Saturday, September 23, 2017 3:25 AM

and rule-making procedures and protections to appease Democrats on Capitol Hill as well as Democrat labor union allies such as the United Auto Workers. The agreement took effect in 2012 after approval in the United States and South Korea. KORUS ...


Miami Beach

Friday, September 22, 2017 8:40 PM

For Richard McKinnon, local union president of the Communication Workers of America, which represents at least a few dozen affected employees, the process is deeply flawed because it is scaring longtime employees who believe they are losing their jobs.


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