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UAW To Expand Strike At Ford And GM

The United Auto Workers union is expanding its strike to additional facilities of automakers Ford and GM, the UAW head said on Friday, adding that additional Stellantis members will not be called to go on strike.

Remote Work’s Climate Benefits Bypass Black Workers

Working from home reduces greenhouse gas emissions, but racism means we don’t all get the opportunity to have a smaller carbon footprint.

Batteries And Black Workers: The Stakes Of The UAW Strike

The union is pushing to get workers at electric-vehicle battery factories, putting fair wages at the center of reducing emissions.

Heat Stroke? More Like Heat Strikes

As extreme temps rise, delivery drivers and warehouse workers face unsafe conditions and obstacles to collective action.

Navigating Networking Events While Black

To help you make the most of your networking endeavors, here are some essential tips to boost your confidence and effectiveness at important events.

UPS Workers To Vote On Tentative Labor Contract

A vote that could possibly lead to a UPS strike is due Tuesday afternoon as UPS workers will decide on a tentative labor contract.

Black Unemployment Is Low. What Happens When It’s Not?

Black workers are disproportionately vulnerable to economic fluctuations, and are often the “last hired and first fired.”

Biden Administration Unveils Draft Changes To US Merger Review Guidelines

The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday released a set of long-anticipated draft updates to the nation’s merger guidelines, introducing potentially comprehensive changes to the way the US government reviews mergers.

The Hidden Cost Of Gasoline

The North Seattle Arco station has a long history of leaking, with petroleum products discovered floating in the septic tank beneath it in 1990. One sample taken late last year showed levels of gasoline-related compounds 72 times higher than Washington's allowable limit.

States With The Lowest Tax Burden On Small Businesses

Small businesses contribute significantly to job creation, innovation, and community development. In fact, they account for around 44% of U.S. economic activity and have historically generated about two-thirds of all new jobs.

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The Supreme Court will leap into online moderation debate for the second year running after the justices on Friday agreed to decide whether states can essentially control how social media companies operate.