Yuuuge Birdiecrat Upset in Tenn State Senate Primary – Anti-Union Southwest CEO in Trouble – Job Numbers – #FireGardenhire
Nashville Ironworkers Strike over Water – Uber, the Big Winner at DNC – #Law360Union Shames Union Busting – IAM Fights BLS Contractor in Georgia
While the workers at the Philly airport made some headway, unionized taxi drivers took a hit as Uber and Lyft were given special permission to operate during the DNC.
Labor & DNC – #BlackLivesMatter – SEIU Marching on Confederate Monuments – Louisville Teachers
As some union members protest police violence, others are the subject of the protests. This week, under the #FreedomNow banner, activists staged actions at police unions in New York City; Oakland, CA; Washington, DC; Detroit; Chicago; St. Louis; Chattanooga, TN; Long Beach, CA; and Cleveland.
More Perez Vp Talk – Pre-DNC Labor Fight Special – Woody Guthrie’s Birthday – Center for Public Democracy Unionizes
“He is not a showboater, not flash, an everyday guy,” said Michael Steele, the former head of the Republican National Committee. Steele, who was lieutenant governor of Maryland when Perez was on the council, said Perez could help smooth Clinton’s “strained relationship” with many Republicans.
“He is not an I-am-right, you-are-wrong guy,” Steele said.
Inaugural Lunch Pail – DNC Takes Money from Union Busters – Chinese Firecracker Workers – 1,000 Trump Workers Strike
By Mike Elk Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Payday Lunch Pail. Each Friday around lunch time, maybe that sometimes means lunch time on…