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Amazon Is No Friend of Its Workers Who Served As Soldiers

Suzanne Gordon Steve Early Jasper Craven Jacobin
Amazon is posing as a friend to veterans who need jobs when they return home from military service — while mistreating those veterans just as brutally as any other Amazon worker.

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Starbucks Workers Have the Company on Its Back Foot

David Sirota Jacobin
With unionization taking off at Starbucks, the company is quietly admitting that it’s in a bind: unionization threatens its low-wage model, but union busting hurts its public image as a supposedly progressive company.

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No to Corporate Law Breakers

Jake Johnson Common Dreams
"No government," said Senator Bernie Sanders, "should be handing out corporate welfare to union busters."

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Memoirs of a Union Buster: Why Labor Law Reform is Necessary

Judy Atkins Portside
The dirty tricks that bosses play on workers will continue until there is a fundamental change in US Labor Law. Most fundamental would be the repeal of Taft - Hartley and corporate “personhood.” The law favors the powerful. 

Tidbits - Feb. 3, 2022 - Reader Comments: Black Woman on Supreme Court; Ukraine Crisis; Banned Books; Crypto Currency; Peter Haberfeld; Migrant Quilt Project; Book Sale; Global Day of Action to Prevent War with Russia this Saturday; Announcements;

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Reader Comments: Black Woman on Supreme Court; Ukraine Crisis; Banned Books; Crypto currency; Peter Haberfeld; Migrant Quilt Project; Haymarket Books Sale; Global Day of Action to Prevent War with Russia this Saturday; Announcements; more....

Friday Nite Videos | November 10, 2021

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Union Busting | John Oliver. The Real Charlie Chaplin | Trailer. Bernie Sanders: Why I’m Voting Against the Defense Spending Bill. Colin in Black and White | Trailer. AOC: "What Is So Hard About Saying That This Is Wrong?"

Union Busting | John Oliver

John Oliver discusses the mechanics of union busting, why the companies who do it face so few consequences, and what it really means when your manager wants to talk to you about “your attendance.”

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