The unions say the relief is needed because the Education Department’s existing Public Service Loan Forgiveness program has been plagued by problems and mismanagement.
The union drive could become a lightning rod for Democrats’ efforts to push through one of the broadest expansions of collective bargaining rights in nearly a century.
Charlotte Bennett’s lawyer told CNN that others who have experienced similar behavior by the New York governor have been in touch privately.
“We’re not going to let a few people stop it from happening,” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said. “Its time has come. Its time is long past due to be enacted. And we’ll do it.”
We now know that the coronavirus can be carried farther than six feet by tiny airborne particles known as aerosols. The CDC and OSHA need to revamp safety rules to address that.
Robb said that if he followed through with Biden’s request it “would set an unfortunate precedent” for labor relations in the U.S.
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The president-elect favors Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, but the push to increase minority representation in the Cabinet could steer him elsewhere.
California’s labor secretary began her legal career fighting for Thai garment workers held captive in a Los Angeles sweatshop. Decades later, she’s in serious contention to join the Biden administration as secretary of the U.S. Labor Department, according to sources familiar with transition discussions.
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The Vermont senator is interested in joining Joe Biden’s Cabinet, should his former primary rival defeat President Donald Trump.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday extended job protections to millions of workers at small businesses in California if they need time off to care for themselves, a child or another relative.
Powell emphasized that the Fed has made it a “very high priority to have as diverse and inclusive an organization as we can.”