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American Labor Unions Among Signatories Of Petition Calling On Brands To End Use Of...

August 02, 2020 10:39 PM ET American labor unions are among the more than 180 groups that have called on major apparel brands to end the use of forced Uighur labor in Xinjiang, China. More than 100 civil society organizations and labor unions joined 72 Uighur rights groups in urging brands to cut ties with…
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Debate Rages On Police Reform, Role Of Police Unions In Wake Of Floyd’s Death

Contracts between police unions and cities often give officers under criminal investigation special privileges, said David Guenthner of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Law enforcement bill of rights and expungement are examples of provisions that protect police officers when they are under investigation, according to Trevor Burrus of the Cato Institute. Certain provisions like…
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UAW President Takes Paid Leave Amid Embezzlement Scandal

United Auto Workers President Gary Jones is taking a paid leave of absence effective Saturday after a vote from the labor union’s executive board, according to a statement by the union. UAW Vice President Rory Gamble will serve as interim president and will assume all responsibilities of the office. Jones did not resign from his position,…

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