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TSA union calls for armed guards at every checkpoint

November 4, 2013
AfterFriday's shooting at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the union that represents Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents stated that the shooting proves the need for armed security officers at every airport checkpoint. USA Today reported...

$10 minimum wage in California within three years

September 13, 2013
$10 minimum wage will be a reality in California within the next three years. Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will raise the minimum wage over $2 higher than it stands today by Jan. 1, 2016...

The "anti-Tea Party" - how strong can it be?

August 28, 2013
If Saturday's rally by teachers(photo) calling for more funding for schools in neighboring Alamance County arguably represents the "anti-Tea Party" - with the same scenes of the iconic "street" rallies...

Fast food workers strike for living wage

July 29, 2013
A fast food workers strike occurred in seven cities today. Employees of Wendy's and McDonald's restaurants walked off the job demanding a living wage. According to Businessweek on July 29, 2013, locations in New...

European strike sampler

April 3, 2013
By David Stewart WhiteIn an age of government austerity and corporate cutbacks, European unions push back with their biggest weapon: strikes. The impact on tourism varies, but many visitors keep a wary eye on labor news as they travel through...