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UFCW Statement on Farm Bill

UFCW 1459 - Mon, 2018-04-23 12:00

Marc Perrone, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), released the following statement regarding the Farm Bill being passed out of the House Agriculture Committee. This bill currently limits access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps).

A packinghouse worker’s account of MLK and the 1968 sanitation strike

UFCW 1459 - Mon, 2018-04-23 11:58

Anna Mae Weems, a member of the United Packinghouse Workers of America (UPWA), one of the unions that would later merge to become the UFCW, shared her memories of working with Dr.Martin Luther King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) on the 1968 Sanitation Workers’ Strike in the following article that appeared in The Courier. 

Bowing Out: Justin Timberlake Has Retired From Singing After Realizing That You Can Just Work In An Office

The Onion - Mon, 2018-04-23 10:00

One of pop music’s most iconic superstars just announced that he’s stepping away from the microphone for good. Earlier today, Justin Timberlake issued a statement letting the world know that he’s retiring from singing after realizing you can just work in an office.

Wow. This is truly the end of an era.

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Conversation At Other End Of Table Sounds Way More Interesting

The Onion - Mon, 2018-04-23 09:47

TUSTIN, CA—According to sources nodding along to a coworker’s story about vacation home rentals, the conversation happening between strangers at the other end of the communal table at the Ocean Walk Café sounds way more interesting. “I can’t tell exactly what they’re talking about, but just listen to them—they’re…

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‘Nothing Is More Attractive Than Confidence,’ Says Woman Who Has Apparently Never Seen Sonic The Hedgehog Cosplay

The Onion - Mon, 2018-04-23 09:44

DENVER, CO—Naively insisting that we seek partners with the confidence to be comfortable in their own skin, Denver systems analyst Jennifer Thomas, 32, stated Monday that “nothing is more attractive than confidence,” clearly demonstrating that she has never seen Sonic the Hedgehog cosplay. “Being secure with who you…

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Cuba Names New President To Succeed Raúl Castro

The Onion - Mon, 2018-04-23 09:41

The Communist Party of Cuba formally announced the presidency’s transition from Raúl Castro to 56-year-old Miguel Diaz-Canel, ending nearly 60 years of Castro family rule. What do you think?

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Local History Museum Really Digging Deep To Fill 2 15-By-20-Foot Rooms

The Onion - Mon, 2018-04-23 09:39

HOPKINTON, NH—After viewing several topographical maps, an old wagon wheel, and a few rusting farm implements, visitors to Hopkinton’s local history museum confirmed Monday that the curators had clearly dug deep to fill the two 15-by-20-foot rooms at their disposal. “The first room had photos of the town’s past and a…

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New Development Coming to Andrew Sq.

Massachusetts Labor News - Mon, 2018-04-23 00:00
Source:nbcboston.com
Categories: Union Web Services

Port of Boston continues remarkable run

Massachusetts Labor News - Mon, 2018-04-23 00:00
Source:ajot.com
Categories: Union Web Services

Dramatic changes for Main Newton Drag

Massachusetts Labor News - Mon, 2018-04-23 00:00
Source:bostonglobe.com
Categories: Union Web Services

Caucasian Dominated Trades Seek Diversity

Massachusetts Labor News - Mon, 2018-04-23 00:00
Source:bostonglobe.com
Categories: Union Web Services

Councilor Wu Takes on Airbnb

Massachusetts Labor News - Mon, 2018-04-23 00:00
Source:dailyfreepress.com
Categories: Union Web Services

Comme Ave Bridge Build to bring Pike Lane Closures

Massachusetts Labor News - Mon, 2018-04-23 00:00
Source:bostonglobe.com
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Georgia: As Stalin-era factory turns to crypto mining, Georgian workers protest

LabourStart - Sun, 2018-04-22 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: Eurasianet

Liberia: Radio and TV journalist Tyron Brown murdered

LabourStart - Sun, 2018-04-22 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: IFJ

Zimbabwe: Vice President fires 16 000 striking nurses

LabourStart - Sun, 2018-04-22 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: PSI

Sri Lanka: 14 unions to defy ban on May 1 rallies

LabourStart - Sat, 2018-04-21 20:00
LabourStart headline - Source: The Times
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