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Dave Jamieson
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Dave Jamieson is the Huffington Post’s labor reporter. Before joining the D.C. bureau, Jamieson reported on transportation issues for local Washington news site TBD.com and covered criminal justice for Washington City Paper. He’s the author of a non-fiction book, Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession, and his stories have appeared in Slate, The New Republic, The Washington Post, and Outside. He’s won the Livingston Award for Young Journalists and the Hillman Foundation’s Sidney Award.

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사실, 샌더스도 슈퍼팩의 돈을 받고 있다

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 11:08 PM

사실은 샌더스도 슈퍼팩(Super PAC : 미국의 무제한 정치자금 기부를 일컫는 말)의 도움으로 선거를 하고 있다.


버니 샌더스는 계속해서 이렇게 강조해왔다. "나는 슈퍼팩의 도움을 받지 않는 유일한 후보다."


샌더스는 슈퍼팩을 끝없이 공격해왔다. 그리고 라이벌인 힐러리가 수퍼팩으로부터 엄청난 후원금을 받는다는 그의 지적도 옳다.


그러나...

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Bernie Sanders Has His Own Shadowy Donors -- And They're Nurses

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 9:38 PM


During Thursday night's Democratic debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) trotted out a variation on a line we've heard from him often on the campaign trail: "I'm the only candidate up here who doesn't have a super PAC."


As a loud critic of money...

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The Senate Has Plenty Of Racial Diversity, But Not The Kind You Brag About

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 3:59 PM


WASHINGTON -- To a casual observer, the halls of Congress look pretty white. But according to Anthony Thomas, people of color abound there, so long as you know where to find them.


"It's all black and Hispanic people downstairs," said Thomas,...

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The White House Wants To Know How Much Your Company Pays Women And Minorities

(2) Comments | Posted January 29, 2016 | 11:46 AM


The White House announced Friday that it plans to start collecting data on the earnings of women and minorities at large U.S. companies in order to address pay discrimination.


Under the proposal, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Labor Department would...

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Union Claims Sanders Campaign Staffers Posed As Members To Influence Workers

(3) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 3:49 PM


A powerful Las Vegas labor union said Thursday that staffers of the Bernie Sanders campaign wore union pins in order to gain access to employee areas at four of the city's unionized hotels.


Culinary Workers Union Local 226, an affiliate of Unite Here,...

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Donald Trump Is Killing It With White, Working-Class Voters In The Rust Belt

(4) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 11:41 AM


WASHINGTON -- Here are some scary findings for anyone who doesn't support Donald Trump for president.


Working America, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO union federation, just spent five weeks canvassing in the Cleveland and Pittsburgh areas, focusing on likely...

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Staff Of The Center For American Progress Unionizes

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2016 | 5:07 PM


WASHINGTON -- The staff of the Center for American Progress has officially joined the labor movement.


Workers at the influential liberal think tank unionized with the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, the union told The Huffington Post. Leadership at...

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Judge Orders Walmart To Rehire Workers It Fired For Striking

(5) Comments | Posted January 21, 2016 | 8:46 PM


Walmart broke the law when it fired 16 workers who went on strike in 2013, a judge ruled on Thursday. The judge ordered Walmart to offer the workers their jobs back within two weeks and make them whole for any lost wages.


Walmart has the...

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Walmart To Hike Its Minimum Wage To $10, Raise Pay For 1.2 Million Employees

(3) Comments | Posted January 20, 2016 | 6:39 PM


More than 1 million U.S. workers will be getting a raise next month when Walmart hikes its pay scale for store employees.


The raises are part of a series of increases the retailer announced last year that will get all but its...

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Using Temp Workers? You're On The Hook For How They're Treated

(1) Comments | Posted January 20, 2016 | 9:00 AM


Companies looking to dodge labor law by outsourcing work to other companies are officially on notice.


On Wednesday, the Labor Department issued new guidance on "joint employers" in the U.S. economy. Officials are making it clear that corporations that employ workers...

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Walmart Is Walking Away From The Poor D.C. Residents It Agreed To Serve

(19) Comments | Posted January 18, 2016 | 2:31 PM


WASHINGTON -- Melinda Jones needed a Walmart badly. The 50-year-old lives in the far eastern corner of Washington, D.C. The closest grocery options are over the line in Maryland, well out of walking distance. Because any shopping trip is a production, she typically takes the...

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Guitar Center Tells Employees To Sign Arbitration Agreements Or Lose Their Jobs

(33) Comments | Posted January 15, 2016 | 9:00 AM


Employees of the music equipment retailer Guitar Center have been told they must sign mandatory arbitration agreements or they will lose their jobs.


The agreement, a copy of which was obtained by The Huffington Post, forces employees to relinquish their rights to sue...

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Martin O'Malley Rolls Out A 'Worker Bill Of Rights'

(1) Comments | Posted January 13, 2016 | 8:56 PM


Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley proposed what he called a "worker bill of rights" on Thursday, offering up a grab bag of liberal labor reforms for the modern workplace.


The former Maryland governor's agenda covers many of the measures that progressive labor activists...

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Hillary Clinton Wins Endorsement From United Food and Commercial Workers Union

(2) Comments | Posted January 12, 2016 | 3:11 PM


Another major labor union endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Tuesday, further solidifying the Democratic front-runner's support from organized labor.


The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, which represents 1.3 million workers in grocery and retail, described Clinton as "the best qualified...

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House Passes Bill To Protect Unpaid Interns From Discrimination

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2016 | 7:21 PM


WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a bill Monday night that would extend new protections to unpaid interns in the federal government, a vote that bodes well for the legislation's chances in the Senate.


The bill would close a loophole in federal...

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Catholic Teaching Says Support Unions. Catholic Colleges Are Fighting Them.

(1) Comments | Posted January 11, 2016 | 5:33 PM


Joseph Fahey cherishes the Catholic Church's teachings on worker rights. "It's really beautiful teaching -- rock-bottom core, Matthew 25 stuff," says Fahey, a Catholic theologian. "A lot of Catholics would tell you that's why they're Catholic."


So Fahey took...

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How The Supreme Court Could Crush Public-Sector Unions

(32) Comments | Posted January 8, 2016 | 5:15 PM


WASHINGTON -- In what may turn out be a painful blow to labor unions, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday in a case that could make the entire U.S. public sector a right-to-work zone.


In the case, Friedrichs...

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McDonald's Business Model Goes On Trial

(3) Comments | Posted January 7, 2016 | 3:58 PM


The sight of McDonald's workers walking off the job in protest has been a public-relations nightmare for the company during the past three years. Now a judge will determine whether the fast-food giant broke labor law as it tried to protect its image and...

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Your Employer Can't Stop You From Recording Conversations At Work

(5) Comments | Posted December 28, 2015 | 10:45 AM


If you're looking to catch your boss breaking labor law, that smartphone in your pocket might be your best friend, thanks to a new ruling from federal officials.


On Thursday, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that upscale grocer Whole Foods cannot forbid employees from...

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アメリカの14州で最低賃金がアップへ 背景には何があった?

(0) Comments | Posted December 27, 2015 | 9:06 PM

非営利組織・全米雇用法プロジェクトの調査によれば、アメリカ合衆国の14の州が、2016年の訪れと共に最低賃金を引き上げることになった。

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