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Eugene Scalia Is a Foe of the Working Class

Meagan Day Jacobin
Eugene Scalia has spent his career as a corporate lawyer fighting for the interests of capital, not workers. Now he's in line to run the Labor Department,

The Soul of a Union Man

Leo Gerard Daily Kos
I learned two important lessons when young. One was that the company would do nothing for the workers unless forced by collective action. The other was that labor unions were instruments of both economic and social justice.

Hector Figueroa, Union Leader With Impact, Dies at 57

Patrick McGeehan The New York Times
Hector Figueroa, who as president of one of the country’s most influential labor unions led successful campaigns for better pay and working conditions for thousands of low-wage workers, died on Thursday at his home in Jackson Heights, Queens.

Organize 100,000 New Workers in 5 Years? UNITE HERE Says It Will

Andrew Wallender Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report
UNITE HERE set an ambitious organizing goal at its convention. The union also pledged to get more of its members elected into political office, increase retirement security, and build a culture of inclusion and partnership within its ranks.