Chairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) delivered opening remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organization at the Joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing.  Organizations testifying included: AMVETS, PVA, VVA, IAVA, SVA, AXPOW, and WWP. Below is a link to the video of the … Read moreChairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of Multiple Veterans Service Organizations

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Inaugural Meeting

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Inaugural Meeting kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 03/06/2019 – 18:45 Investing in communities and workers AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Thank you, Ivanka, again, for your leadership on this initiative. It … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Inaugural Meeting

Press Release: US Goods Trade Deficit Hits Major New Record in 2018

Overvalued dollar drives record US deficits with China, rest of world Washington. Annual data released this morning by the Commerce Department shows that America’s overall trade balance continued to worsen in 2018. Not only did the United States record its highest-ever global trade deficit in goods—at $891.3 billion—but the annual goods deficit with China soared … Read morePress Release: US Goods Trade Deficit Hits Major New Record in 2018

CRST to Pay $47,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit

CRST Expedited, Inc. / CRST International, Inc. will pay $47,500 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. Both entities are part of the CRST national trucking conglomerate and are headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Please follow … Read moreCRST to Pay $47,500 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit

Fred Pecker: passionate “rebel with a cause” led Local 6 through successful organizing campaigns

Recycling justice: Fred Pecker on the steps of Oakland City Hall at a rally for Alameda County recycling workers. The campaign brought together labor, environmental and religious leaders to transform wages and conditions for East Bayrecycling workers. Fred Pecker, who led Local 6 members through difficult times by helping workers organize, win strikes and fight … Read moreFred Pecker: passionate “rebel with a cause” led Local 6 through successful organizing campaigns

Celebrating Women in STEM Occupations

International Women’s Day was first celebrated on March 19, 1911. During International Women’s Year in 1975, the United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8. In the United States, the first National Woman’s Day was observed on February 28, 1909. The Socialist Party of America designated this day to honor the 1908 garment … Read moreCelebrating Women in STEM Occupations

Joint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the "Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States"

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, the Senate and House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a joint hearing to receive the “Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States”. The Committees will meet at 10:00 a.m. on the ground floor, room 50, (G-50) of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Watch the … Read moreJoint Hearing of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees to receive the "Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States"

The See-Saw World of Uber’s Arbitration Agreement Again Tips In Uber’s Favor

Ever since Uber became part of our everyday world, the mandatory arbitration agreement it requires its independent contractor drivers to sign has been under constant scrutiny—and attack. A recent decision, however, fell in the gig economy company’s favor, presenting a good lesson for all gig economy companies. Please follow and like us:

“ICE – AS VITALLY IMPORTANT AS A BORDER WALL: Why Interior Immigration Enforcement is a crucial element of immigration law enforcement.”

Hi Gang: On March 5, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: ICE – AS VITALLY IMPORTANT AS A BORDER WALL: Why Interior Immigration Enforcement is a crucial element of immigration law enforcement. Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that those … Read more“ICE – AS VITALLY IMPORTANT AS A BORDER WALL: Why Interior Immigration Enforcement is a crucial element of immigration law enforcement.”