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Panel: Immigrants’ Advocates Should Step Up Efforts in the States

WASHINGTON –Immigrants’ advocates should step up efforts in the states, regardless of the fate of comprehensive immigration reform in D.C., a panel discussing the issue says. In a March 24 session hosted by the Service Employees – which has a high share of immigrants – the panel added there has been a turnaround in state laws dealing with immi-grants since […]

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NLRB Administrative Law Judge Rules Pirg Groups’ Call Center Fired Worker for Union Activism

NLRB ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE RULES PIRG GROUPS’ CALL CENTER FIRED WORKER FOR UNION ACTIVISM By Don McIntosh, Associate Editor, The Northwest Labor Press   PORTLAND, Ore.–A federal administrative law judge has ruled the Fund for the Public Interest broke U.S. labor law when it fired pro-union phone fundraiser David Neel last November from the fund’s Portland, Ore., call center. In a […]

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