Scabby The Rat, Union Protest Icon, Survives Legal Challenge From Trump Appointee

Scabby the Rat lives to see another day. The beloved inflatable rodent, a fixture at U.S. labor protests for decades, survived near-extermination Wednesday when the National Labor Relations Board ruled…

Nurses In Maine Just Won One Of The Biggest Union Elections In Years

Nurses in Maine appeared to have won one of the largest U.S. union elections in recent years on Thursday, voting by a 57-43 margin to join the Maine State Nurses…

They Staffed This Hotel For Decades, But They Might Be Replaced When It Reopens

When guests entered their rooms at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida, Julio Lopez was always right behind them, hauling their luggage. The 1,000-room hotel, with balconies looking over…

Democrats’ COVID-19 Relief Bill Shores Up A Million People’s Pensions. That’s A Huge Deal.

Democrats in the Senate narrowly passed a mammoth coronavirus aid package Saturday morning that is likely to become a landmark for progressive legislation. The $1.9 trillion deal includes another round…

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