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Monday, December 09, 2019

Here Comes The Big Assault On Workers’ Rights

Reprinted with permission from Alternet.

Editor’s note February 15, 2017: President Trump’s nomination of fast-food executive Andy Puzder collapsed today amid widening concerns about his lengthy trail of labor violations, worker mistreatment, and personal scandals. It’s a big win for unions and worker justice groups that vigorously battled Puzder—but who’s up next for the job, and what’s the larger Trump agenda for labor and workers? Beyond the Puzder meltdown and the next nominee, Trump and the Ryan Congress have an extensive detailed plan to undermine workers and unions–a plan with deep roots in Republican and right-wing circles.

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