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U.S. Supreme Court voids death sentence of Black Georgia man

In a 7-1 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a death-row inmate in Georgia citing race discrimination in the jury selection.

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PSC-CUNY votes to authorize strike

They’ve worked without a contract for five years and haven’t had a raise in more than six years. The City University of New York’s faculty and staff have had enough.

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Labor dept pushes for Verizon talks

It’s been going on for months, and now the U.S. Department of Labor wants Verizon’s labor issues to come to an end.

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UFCW/MCAW files Walmart-related complaint to NLRB

Walmart is in the news again regarding its labor practices.

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NLRB upholds decision to pay wrongfully terminated janitors

The National Labor Relations Board upheld a previous decision requiring Eastern Essential Services to pay janitors for lost wages and benefits.

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Rally calls for ‘three-fifths’ language to be removed from Constitution

Although African-Americans have achieved much in the past 200 years, certain language in the U.S. Constitution remains stuck in the past. New York York City Council Member Andy King hopes to eliminate that language.

Report: States aren’t doing enough to help workers with records

In a new analysis by the National Employment Law Project, it has been revealed that dozens of state laws that make it less difficult for people with arrest/conviction records to get job licenses aren’t working the way they should.

AFT runs pro-Clinton ads in Pennsylvania targeting Black voters

Leading up to this past Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Democratic Primary, the American Federation of Teachers launched a slew of radio and online ads voicing support for candidate Hillary Clinton.

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Prince dead at 57

It’s been a week, but many are still reeling from the death of Prince Rogers Nelson after he was found unresponsive in his home in Minnesota.

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CUNY’s faculty and staff announce strike authorization vote

The City University of New York’s faculty and staff have worked without a contract for five years and without a raise for six years.

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