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Archive: Feb 2021

  • Progressive Leader Calls Out Chicago Teachers Union's Push To Keep Schools Closed

    Posted on Feb 24, 2021 by Team

    Teachers unions across the country have fought to keep schools closed, and students stuck at home during the pandemic. Despite a growing body of research that shows schools can reopen safely, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) has been one of the loudest voices against reopening. But even Democrats — usually union allies — are getting […]

  • Labor Racket Weekly: New Year, Same Union Corruption

    Posted on Feb 09, 2021 by Team

    The New Year usually means a fresh start — but not for these union bosses. Check out the latest labor rackets from 2021: In New Jersey, Dorothy McBride, former President and Fund Administrator of Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 81427, was charged in a criminal complaint with one count of embezzlement of labor union assets […]

  • Labor Group Infighting Over Dumpling’s Allegedly Duplicitous Nature

    Posted on Feb 02, 2021 by Team

    Time and time again, we are reminded that few things are certain except death, taxes…and civil wars within labor movements. This latest scuffle occurred within the ranks of the Gig Workers Collective (GWC). The relatively young organization is committed to targeting and organizing shoppers on grocery delivery platforms such as Shipt and Instacart. GWC members […]