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Weekend News & Commentary — August 12-13, 2017

Published August 13th, 2017 -

On Friday, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin announced new legislation intended to expand apprenticeships and public-private partnerships. The PARTNERS (Pairing Apprenticeships with Regional Training Networks to Meet Employer Requirements) Act would allow states to o... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — July 29-30, 2017

Published July 30th, 2017 -

According to The New York Times, a health center providing free healthcare to members of the union, the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council, will open in Brooklyn this August. Free healthcare is not new for the union’s members.  The union has operated thei... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — July 15-16, 2017

Published July 16th, 2017 -

On Wednesday, nurses at Tufts Medical Center went on strike.  This marks the first nurses’ strike in Boston in over 30 years and, according to the union, the largest in Boston’s history.  Approximately 1,200 members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association part... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — July 1-2, 2017

Published July 2nd, 2017 -

This week, the Department of Labor expressed its intention to change its impending overtime rule.  The Labor Department filed a response brief in a Fifth Circuit case involving a challenge to the Obama administration’s overtime rule.  The rule, which was inten... More »