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Kevin McCarthy Removed From Speaker of the House

Posted by Sara Cooper | Oct 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

Kevin McCarthy is no longer the Speaker of the House, and the first to be removed this way. The final vote was 216-210 in favor of a motion to "vacate the chair." Eight Republicans, led by Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, joined all Democrats present in voting against McCarthy. According to news source...

The history behind passing employment protections for individual marijuana use and why drug screening tests in the future could possibly be a practice of the past

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

Employment and state laws intersecting has become a normalizing approach on how to improve workplace conditions. From giving paid sick leaves to restrictions on what can be asked during the hiring process, federal intervention has also become a key player on making these changes nationwide.   Ac...

Ride Share Sexual Assault

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

Thousands of sexual assaults involving Uber rides happen each year in the U.S., the ride-hail company said in a long-awaited report on violence and safety: An average of eight per day. Drivers have reported sexual violence to Uber at the same rates as riders. The company also said that nine peopl...

2 reform bills halted at Sacramento, why?

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

Highly anticipated bills to pass at the California legislature this year that focused on criminal justice issues had failed to pass in a Democratic state. According to the Sacramento Bee, “Senate Bill 50, authored by Sen. Steven Bradford, D-Gardena, would have limited when police officers can co...

UAW Strike LAUNCHED After Failure with Negotiation Parties

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

On Friday, one of the biggest unions in the country has went on strike – with approximately 150,000 workers against top brand automakers including Stellantis, General Motors, and Ford. An agreement was not reach before the deadline set by the United Auto Workers with car manufacturers last Thurs...

Fresno Kaiser Permanente workers plan to authorize strike

Posted by Sara Cooper | Sep 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

This week, there is a high expectancy that Kaiser Permanente healthcare workers in Fresno will vote to authorize a strike, according to union representatives in the area. Facility workers including respiratory therapists, lab technicians, housekeepers, cooking staff, and employees of other divis...

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