Tue, 17 September 2019
80,000-plus unionized Kaiser Permanente healthcare employees plan to strike in October; the biggest labor action in the United States in over 20 years.
Meanwhile, the House Oversight Committee is investigating Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao for a potential conflicts of interests between her official role and her family’s shipping company.
And lastly, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office subpoenas the last eight years of Trump's tax returns in its criminal investigation into the Trump Organization.
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ProPublica reports that Trump’s National Labor Relations Board is attempting to cut Obama-era protections for millions of temporary workers a d fast-food workers.
The Working Families Party endorsed Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic presidential nomination on Monday. Bernie Sanders finished second in the WFP's ranked-choice endorsement system between five candidates, according to the New York Times.
The Women's March revealed Monday that three founding board members who have been accused of anti-Semitism, financial mismanagement, and other detrimental behavior are being replaced by 16 new board members from across the U.S.
And Edward Snowden said Monday that he would return to the United States if afforded a fair trail where the American public could hear why he leaked global surveillance documents to the press.
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