LABOR ISSUES

‘It’s Different Here’ Is No Excuse

I talk with labor activists all across the country. Plenty are inspired by strikes that happen elsewhere. But over and over I hear the same excuse for why they can’t make big demands or go on strike themselves: “It’s different here.” How is it different? Pick your...

Interview With Christina Carroll

Will interviews attorney Christina Carroll of the law firm Robein, Urann, Spencer, Picard & Cangemi, APLC who represented the New Orleans Firefighters is a suit involving the department’s move to allow the Fire Superintendent to promote anyone on a promotional exam list instead of being required to chose from the highest...

New Legislation Would Rein In Corporate Offshoring

Alex Edelman/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images Representative Lloyd Doggett speaks during a rally led by congressional Democrats against United States President Trump's proposed tax plan outside the U.S. Capitol.  As the president continues to extrapolate on all the jobs he says he’s saved from corporate offshoring, the GOP’s actual record on trade has prompted Democrats...