Teachers in California’s New Haven Unified School District have been on strike for 14 days as of Friday. They were considering the school district’s “last, best, and final offer,” which falls short of the pay increases teachers are calling for. The school district entered negotiations offering zero raise, meaning teachers would be falling behind as the cost of living rises.
Nevada Democrats had a great Election Day in 2018, and Nevada workers are about to start seeing the effects of that. Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a package of major bills, including one giving 20,000 state workers collective bargaining rights, a minimum wage increase, paid sick leave, and more.
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A judge must decide if prosecutors can present evidence that a white man charged with fatally stabbing a black student on the University of Maryland's campus belonged to a racist Facebook group called "Alt-Reich: Nation."
A judge must decide if prosecutors can present evidence that a white man charged with fatally stabbing a black student on the University of Maryland’s campus belonged to a racist Facebook group called “Alt-Reich: Nation.”
LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a man has died after being struck by an Amtrak train near Los Angeles on Sunday. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey tells the Orange County Register that Amtrak train 792 was on route to San Diego when it struck the man around 7 p.m. Officials did not immediately
Abortion services can continue for now in Missouri after a judge ruled against the state, which had refused to renew Planned Parenthood's license to continue providing the procedure. The matter will be heard in court again on June 4.
Abortion services can continue for now in Missouri after a judge ruled that its license would not expire at the end of the day Friday. The state had refused to renew Planned Parenthood’s license to continue providing the procedure. Circuit Court Judge Michael Stelzer’s ruling does not renew the license. Instead, the ruling allows the current license to remain in effect until the matter can be heard in court again on June 4. Planned Parenthood “has demonstrated that immediate and [
Forty ex-oil workers took to the Plaza de la Moneda square, adjacent to Venezuela's central bank, in Caracas eight days ago in a bid to claim what they say are unpaid wages.
A Florida judge says the agency is entitled to an injunction against a stem cell clinic that has blinded patients and challenged the government’s authority to regulate it.
A U.S. judge has dismissed a House of Representatives suit challenging Trump’s border wall. According to Washington Post legal reporter Spencer Hsu, the judge said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Executive branch: “U.S. District Judge Trevor N. McFadden wrote in 24 page opinion: “While the Constitution bestows upon Members of the House many [
The so-called gig economy often rests on exploiting workers by misclassifying them as independent contractors, which means they don’t get minimum wage, unemployment insurance, workers compensation, overtime pay, or other protections that regular employees are guaranteed (at least in theory). That may be about to change in California, where the state Supreme Court ruled to clarify how workers are classified last year, and the Assembly passed a bill this week tackling the issue.