Andrew Puzder withdraws as a labor secretary nominee

Andrew Puzder has withdrawn as President Donald Trump’s choice for labor secretary, a dramatic decision caused by a GOP revolt that claimed the first Cabinet nominee of the new administration. Puzder, the CEO of the company that owns the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fast food chains, faced fierce opposition mostly from Democrats in part related […]

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NYC Fast Food Workers to Join Council Speaker Denouncing Trump’s Pick for Labor Secretary — City Council Members Vow to Stand with Workers, Pass Fair Work Week & Empowerment Legislation in NYC

WHO: Local Cooks and Cashiers in the Fight for $15; City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and other Council Members; 32BJ President Hector Figueroa; Union members; Community allies WHAT: Protest Denouncing Fast-Food CEO for U.S. Secretary of Labor & Calling for Good Fast Food Jobs in NYC WHEN: Thursday, January 12 at 11am WHERE: US Department […]

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Sign the Petition: Fast Food Workers Need Fair Scheduling, Right to Form Their Own Organization

New York City fast food workers are asking the City Council to pass new bills that will protect workers from last minute scheduling practices that make it difficult for them to plan their lives and would allow them to make voluntary automatic contributions to a nonprofit organization of their choice that would fight to protect their rights, safeguard compliance with minimum wage increases and work to improve their communities.

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