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Chemist awaits patent on product to help fight the coronavirus

No, it won’t cure the coronavirus. But it might help people manage the day-to-day of the pandemic.

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De Blasio takes Obama pledge to improve policing

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio took a pledge to improve police oversight and address extrajudicial police force.

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Union leaders reflect on Labor Day

They’re dodging arrows in every direction, but labor unions celebrated themselves on Labor Day.

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Going postal: Trump suspends changes to USPS, but damage is done

U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced that he’s suspending the controversial changes to the post office.

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Biden’s new running mate earns approval from labor unions

Last week, Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden announced that U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris would be his running mate for the presidency in 2020.

A bill could give city homeless shelter security officers better benefits/wages

New York City Council Members Diana Ayala and Francisco Moya have introduced legislation that would provide city homeless shelter security officers with more training and better wages and benefits for security officers working at privately-run shelters under contract with City Hall.

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Another Black person found hanged, community’s skeptical of authorities conclusions

On July 12, Gloria Bambo, 20, was found hanged in the garage of the home she shared with a 19-year-old white male roommate in McKinney, TX.

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Reopening puts teachers, students and all educators in danger

President Donald Trump wants schools to reopen, and cities have put together their own plans for schools reopening.

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A broken-down USPS could decide America’s fate

On Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a bill to manufacture and distribute personal protective equipment to all Americans.

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Union & immigrant workers demand Trump pass the HEROES Act

Hundreds of essential employees from 32BJ SEIU took to Trump International Hotel to demand Congress and the White House do right by essential workers.

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