Bill Schleicher

COVID-19 on The Strip: Las Vegas workers are forced to gamble with their lives

As Nevada’s COVID-19 deaths set new records daily throughout July, rumors raged that Gov. Steve Sisolak would soon re-close Las Vegas casinos.

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Big union victory in anti-union Texas: Minimum wage workers in Houston show how to win better pay

While Donald Trump’s Labor Department works to diminish employee rights, organized workers have scored an important victory deep in the heart of anti-union Texas.

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Republicans want to exterminate beloved union symbol, Scabby the Rat

Through a labor board it controls, the Trump administration is trying to kill a beloved union symbol, Scabby the Rat. This latest attack on the First Amendment free speech rights of workers is part of its effort to convert our government’s Department of Labor into the Department of Bad Management.

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