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  • Sather Tower can be seen at the University of California, Berkeley campus. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    UC Student-Workers Rally Against GOP Tax Plan Attacks on Higher Education


    Union Members Call on UC Administration to Confront GOP Plan by Reversing Tuition Hikes and Expanding Financial Support for Graduate Students On Wednesday, November 29th, students and workers at all nine teaching campuses of the University of California (UC) participated in a nationally-coordinated day of action opposing the GOP...
  • The National Association of Social Workers has asked the Trump administration to declare gun violence a national health emergency on par with the opioid crisis. Photo Credit: Rich Legg/iStockphoto

    Arizona Social Workers Tackle the Tough Issues

    Suzanne Potter Public News Service PHOENIX — Hundreds of social workers will gather in Phoenix this Friday November 3rd, to tackle some of the toughest ethical and political issues facing society – from mass shootings to health care, child abuse and drug addiction. There are about 10,000 social workers...
  • President Trump's announcement of an extra 15,000 visas for foreign workers in fields such as hotel maintenance comes during the administration's self-described "Made In America" week. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Labor Advocates Lament Lack of Protections in New Foreign-Worker Visas

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Criticism is coming in from worker’s-rights groups on the Trump administration’s announcement Monday July 17th that it will allow an additional 15,000 foreign workers to get visas. The Department of Homeland Security will grant the extra H-2B visas for guest workers...
  • Signing of Farmworker and Domestic Worker Overtime Bills

    Signing of Farmworker and Domestic Worker Overtime Bills

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – On Monday September 12, 2016 California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León released the following statement responding to Governor Brown signing AB 1066 (Gonzalez) and SB 1015 (Leyva): “Today, after decades of struggle, hundreds of thousands of hard-working Californians in our agricultural and domestic...