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White House Task Force Moves To Strengthen Labor Unions

President Biden, Vice President Harris, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh

A White House task force on labor released a report Monday with the goal of making it easier for federal employees and contractors to join unions. Most Americans are interested in joining unions, the White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment found, but union membership is declining. Compared …

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Army Begins Separating Soldiers Who Refuse COVID-19 Vaccine

Army Vaccines

The United States Army announced last week that it would immediately begin separating soldiers from the service who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Last week, the military announced they’re beginning immediate involuntary discharges for vaccine refusers. The army’s announcement makes them the last military branch to hand out dismissal …

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Delta Asks DOJ To Put Unruly Passengers On No-Fly List

Delta Airlines

Delta Air Lines is asking the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to put airline passengers convicted of disrupting flights on a national no-fly list, barring them from traveling on any commercial flights, according to the letter obtained Friday by several news outlets. In the letter, dated Thursday and first …

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House Passes America COMPETES Act

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

The House of Representatives passed the America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing Pre-Eminence in Technology and Economic Strength (America COMPETES) Act of 2022 (H.R. 4521) on Friday by a vote of 222-210 predominantly along party lines. The bill aims to invest in domestic research and manufacturing to enhance the country’s global …

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Biden Announces More Actions to Reduce Gun Crime

President Joe Biden

On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced additional actions to reduce gun crime and make communities safer. “The plan builds on the steps President Biden has taken since the beginning of his Administration to stop the flow of guns being used in crimes, bolster federal, state, and local law enforcement, invest …

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Donald Trump Jr., Giuliani Sued For Alleged Witness Intimidation

Donald Trump Jr.

Retired Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, a former national security aide who provided key testimony in President Donald Trump’s 2019 impeachment for dealings with Ukraine, has filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump Jr., Rudy Giuliani and two former aides, accusing them of witness intimidation and retaliation. Citing the Ku Klux Klan Act …

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