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American Airlines to add more than 20 flights a day at LAX and hire 200 workers

In the three-way battle to take the lead position at Los Angeles International Airport, American Airlines is adding more than 20 new daily flights, starting in June. The Fort Worth-based carrier is now the third-biggest airline at LAX, behind Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Each of the three...

I, Anonymous: Shaming Slut-Shaming

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

STEVEN WEISSMAN To the two losers who thought it was appropriate to heckle a vigil on December 17, the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers: You repeatedly asked how much was spent on umbrellas and said that the money could be used for a better purpose…

Singapore Sex Workers Take on "Champions" of Violence With Humor

While most sex worker organizations were taking a solemn approach to December 17th, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, Singapore's Project X tackled the issue of violence against sex workers with humor. ChampionsShow More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

President Obama: The trans community is suffering in your prisons. Today is International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. Evil Missouri bill would revoke scholarships if student athletes strike. Mahroh and I wrote about how Christian universities can legally discriminate against LGBT students. Show More Summary

Trump Las Vegas Hotel Files Objections After Workers Vote to Join Union

The Trump International Hotel Las Vegas has filed objections to a vote held by their employees, nine days after a majority of workers at the hotel have voted “YES” to be represented by the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and the Bartenders Union Local 165 of UNITE HERE.

Asia-Pacific Sex Workers Speak Out About Violence

On December 17th, the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, the Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers [APNSW] released a video series highlighting the issue of violence in their region. In the videos, leading Asia-Pacific...Show More Summary

We Need to Decriminalize Sex Work in the U.S.

As we mark December 17, the International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers, we remember stories such as that of 22-year-old Keisha Jenkins who was brutally murdered on October 6, 2016 near Philadelphia's Hunting Park. Keisha was...Show More Summary

We Need to Decriminalize Sex Work in the U.S.

As we mark December 17, the International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers, we remember stories such as that of 22-year-old Keisha Jenkins who was brutally murdered on October 6, 2016 near Philadelphia's Hunting Park. Keisha was...Show More Summary

Workers in Trump Las Vegas hotel vote to unionize

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Happy news for workers … and news I really, really want a Donald Trump quote on: After two days of voting in a National Labor Relations Board election, a majority of workers at the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas have voted “YES” to be represented by the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and the Bartenders Union Local 165 of UNITE HERE. Show More Summary

Workers At Donald Trump's Las Vegas Hotel Vote To Unionize

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

After two days of voting, a majority of employees at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas have chosen to unionize. The workers would be represented by the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and the Bartenders Union Local 165 of UNITE HERE. Show More Summary

Workers Beg Counterparts Not to Strike, Woman Fined By TSA, United’s New International Routes

The most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading Workers Beg Counterparts Not to Strike, Woman Fined By TSA, United’s New International Routes...

Watch: Newly released video shows 'softer side' of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs

Clips of an internal Apple video show the "softer side" of Steve Jobs as he addresses Apple workers in 2007, just one day before the launch of the first-generation iPhone.

Why the Real Labor Day Is May 1

5 months agoNews : Truthdig

Janitorial workers strike in front of the MTV building in Santa Monica, Calif., in this file photo. (Staeiou / CC BY-SA 3.0) As a Jacobin article reminds us, “American workers did contribute at least one lasting legacy to the international...Show More Summary

$7.50 for a Day’s Work (Extra Scene from 'The Fruits of Cheap Labor')

5 months agoNews : Vice News

Watch the full documentary In northern Mexico, farm workers who pick produce bound for US supermarkets earn as little as $7 a day. They follow the harvest, traveling between the states of Sinaloa and Baja California as internal migrants in their own country. Show More Summary

Leaving Their Kids Locked Up (Excerpt from ‘The Fruits of Cheap Labor’)

6 months agoNews : Vice News

Watch the full documentary In northern Mexico, farm workers who pick produce bound for US supermarkets earn as little as $7 a day. They follow the harvest, traveling between the states of Sinaloa and Baja California as internal migrants in their own country. Show More Summary

The Fruits of Mexico's Cheap Labor

6 months agoNews : Vice News

In northern Mexico, farm workers who pick produce bound for US supermarkets earn as little as $7 a day. They follow the harvest, traveling between the states of Sinaloa and Baja California as internal migrants in their own country. With daycare not an option, children join their parents on the job, sometimes working in 100-degree heat. Show More Summary

Investing in Youth for a Sustainable Future

Young workers dry cocoa at a plantation in Samoa. On August 12 the United Nations celebrates International Youth Day. It is an opportunity for us to think about the issues facing young people around the globe. In our minds, youth stands for dreams, innovation, and new opportunities - or simply put, the future. Show More Summary

Amnesty International Votes To Develop Policy On Sex Workers' Rights

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Amnesty International delegates approved a resolution Tuesday to develop a policy on sex workers' rights, recommending that it calls for full decriminalizati on of adult consensual sex work worldwide. “This is a historic day for Amnesty...Show More Summary

Photos of the Day: Tampa International Airport Workers Take Boy’s Stuffed Tiger on Tour of Facilities

8 months agoHumor / odd : The Daily What

You would think granting a tiger unrestricted access to an airport would be against some sort of Homeland Security regulation, but that was not the case in Tampa. A 6-year-old boy named Owen recently lost his stuffed toy Hobbes at the...Show More Summary

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