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Today’s News & Commentary — August 10, 2017

Published August 10th, 2017 -

On Wednesday, the National Center for Lesbian Rights and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders filed a lawsuit against President Trump and other government officials in charge of implementing Trump’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. The ... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — August 5-6, 2017

Published August 6th, 2017 -

Nissan workers on Friday voted to reject a bid to unionize. More than 60 percent of the 3,500 Canton-based workers voted to oppose unionizing, ending a long effort by the United Automobile Workers to unionize the plant. The New York Times suggests that “... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — July 22-23, 2017

Published July 23rd, 2017 -

On Friday, fifteen civil and human rights leaders published a letter to José Muñoz, chairman of Nissan North America, urging him to allow workers at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi to organize through a free and fair union election. The signatories, in... More »

Equal Pay [for Teens] for Equal Work

Published May 15th, 2017 -

Tyeshawn Clark,[1] is a 17-year-old high school student who lives with his mom and 2-year-old brother in Dorchester, MA. Every day after school Tyeshawn works at the Transformative Culture Project, a job placement he found through the Boston Private Industry C... More »

Thinking About The Equal Pay Act on Equal Pay Day

Published April 4th, 2017 -

Equal Pay Day, April 4, 2017, symbolizes how far into the year women, on average, must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. In fact, Asian American Women’s Equal Pay Day is on March 7th, Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is on July 31st, Native America... More »