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Category Archive: Coalition of Immokalee Workers

  • Department of Labor Pressured to Close Worker Center Loophole

    Posted on Feb 26, 2018 by Team

    Worker centers have long exploited a loophole in federal labor law—and it’s time for the Department of Labor to close it. That’s the message in a recent letter from the House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, praised by the Workforce Fairness Institute. Worker centers operate like labor unions, but don’t obey the transparency […]

  • CIW Breaks Bread With Socialist Political Group

    Posted on Jan 11, 2018 by Team

    If you are the company you keep, then consider the latest associates of the worker center known as the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. Yesterday, CIW took part in a meeting hosted by the Tampa chapter of Democratic Socialists of America. DSA advocates “democratic socialism” in America and wants to overthrow our free-market economic system—even putting […]