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Nov 17 2023
DC’s Union Station blocked off; Metro service disrupted due to protest calling for cease-fire in Gaza
Hundreds of protesters calling for a cease-fire in Gaza gathered at Union Station in D.C. on Friday night, drawing a massive police presence and disrupting Metro service to the train station. WTOP’s Scott Gelman reported Union Station was completely blocked off around 6:30 p.m. and that the demonstration began at the front of Union Station, but later moved to the side on First Street NE. “ItWTOP
Oct 27 2023
The United Auto Workers union and Ford have reached a tentative agreement that could end the nearly six-week strike against the iconic Detroit automaker, the union announced Wednesday.
The deal, the full details of which were not immediately released, must still be ratified in a vote by the 57,000 union members who work at Ford. In the meantime, the UAW continues to negotiate withHuffPost
May 16 2023
In January 2018, Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg held an unprecedented press conference with Angelina Jolie. While InStyle reported that Jolie “was dressed in a black off-the-shoulder sheath dress, a matching capelet and classic pumps (also black)”, there was a deeper purpose to this meeting: sexual violence in war. The pair had just co-authored a piece for the Guardian entitled “WhyUnHerd
Aug 26 2023
66% of Americans want European-style vacation policies, like being OOO for the entire month of August
In many parts of Europe, it’s common for workers to take off weeks at a time, especially during the summer. Envious Americans say it’s time for the U.S. to follow suit.
Some 66% of U.S. workers say companies should adopt extended vacation policies, like a month off in August, in their workplaces, according to a Morning Consult survey of 1,047 U.S. adults.
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Nov 14 2023
Bernie Sanders prevents near brawl after Republican stands and dares union chief to fight at hearing
A heated exchange at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing Tuesday almost devolved into a fistfight after Sen. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., rose from his chair to call out Teamsters President Sean O'Brien, Politico reports. During the hearing, Mullin, who has previously had verbal altercations with O'Brien, read a post on X/Twitter in which the Teamsters presidentSalon
Oct 26 2023
The union representing culinary workers within the Las Vegas strip held a demonstration in the street during rush hour on Wednesday. Some 75 members were arrested during a civil disobedience stint. Vegas police were notified by the union beforehand that a protest would be taking place and those who were arrested donned shirts that read: "I'm getting arrested to win the best contract ever." TheWashington Examiner
Nov 04 2023
Louisville Cardinals take on Virginia Tech at L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium Breckyn Brewer and Kinslei Wieber before the Cards' game against Virginia Tech Saturday. Nov.4, 2023. Matt Stone/Louisville Courier Journal Louisville fans get set up for tailgating before the Cards' game against Virginia Tech Saturday. Nov.4, 2023. Matt Stone/Louisville Courier Journal Tripp Woods dances beforeThe Courier-Journal
Nov 16 2023
Oct 30 2023
The United Auto Workers strike is set to end as the union and General Motors announced a tentative agreement on a new contract Monday, according to sources cited by CNBC. The pending deal comes just days after similar deals with Ford and Stellantis. The union announced a framework agreement with Ford on Wednesday, followed by on Saturday by a deal with Stellantis, which makes Ram, Dodge, andNBC News (Online)
Oct 30 2023