Apr 18, 2014Help CSA Win $10,000
Community Services Agency is participating in WTOP’s "Click for a
Cause" contest next week, in which winners will receive $10,000 in cash
while runners-up get radio spots and support from the station. “This is a great
chance for financial support and to get the word out about how...
Apr 18, 2014Maryland Passes Responsible Contracting Law
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) on Tuesday signed a bill that protects taxpayers by prohibiting
private contractors who have broken the law from obtaining contracts with the
state. SB 669 gives
Maryland residents important new protection...
Apr 18, 2014DC LaborFest Adds 3 More Events
Elizabeth Warren, the senior United States Senator
from Massachusetts, will discuss her new memoir on May 2 at the AFL-CIO, The American Nurse film opens a week-long run on May 8 ,
exploring some of the biggest issues facing...
Apr 18, 2014Global Labor Film Festival Returns in May
The May 5 DC Labor FilmFest screening of Salt of the Earth is part of the second annual Global Labor Film Festival which showcases the growing worldwide
scope of nearly three dozen film festivals focused on
films about work...
Apr 18, 2014Solidarity Center Report: How You Can Help Bangladesh Organizers
Bangladeshi union organizer Hasina Akter was talking
with garment workers in Dhaka when a group of at least 20 people accosted her
and the three other union organizers and a worker leader with her. She and her
companions were threatened and beaten, one into unconsciousness. The February...
Apr 19, 2014‘I Am AFGE’ and Work Inside a Federal Prison
Jill Carver teaches parenting skills to more than 100 men every day, but these are no ordinary students. She works inside a medium-security federal prison in West Virginia, and her students are inmates.
Apr 18, 2014Today in Labor History: Weekend Edition; Labor Video
Today in Labor History: Weekend Edition April 18—After a four-week boycott led by Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr., bus companies in New York City agree to hire 200 black drivers and mechanics – 1941 April 19—An American domestic terrorist’s bomb destroys the Alfred P. Murrah Federal...
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