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How Trump Is Helping Tycoons Exploit the Pandemic

Jane Mayer The New Yorker
The secretive titan behind one of America’s largest poultry companies, who is also one of the President’s top donors, is ruthlessly leveraging the coronavirus crisis—and his vast fortune—to strip workers of protections.

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W.Va. Supreme Court Upholds Long-argued Right to Work Law

Brad McElhinny MetroNews
The right-to-work law has been the centerpiece of a years-long, partisan-driven agenda by the anti-worker Republican majority in West Virginia to lower wages and benefits and eliminate workplace safety regulations.

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The Wind at Labor’s Back

New York Times Editorial Board New York Times
Missouri voters sent a strong pro-worker message Tuesday by overturning an anti-union law.

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Another April Walkout Looms for Oklahoma Teachers

Ben Felder NewsOK
As teachers prepare for an April walkout, there are some key differences when compared to their 1990 strike, which present unique challenges, along with unique opportunities.

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The Mounting Attack on Organized Labor and What it Means for African-Americans

D. Amari Jackson Atlanta Black Star
Given the public sector is the largest employer of African-Americans, and recognizing their substantial and traditional involvement in unions — Black workers are more likely to belong to a union than any other racial group — such anti-union campaigns as Right to Work have particular implications for African-Americans.

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Workers May Have Just Killed Missouri’s Right to Work Law

Jeff Schuhrke Working In These Times
Though the law is set to take effect on August 28, the pro-union We Are Missouri coalition, led by the Missouri AFL-CIO, says it has collected enough signatures from voters to call for a state-wide referendum in November 2018 that could nullify the legislation.
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