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Secure Our Seniors' Safety (SOSS) was formed by the broken hearts of family members who refused to curl up in sorrow. Instead, SOSS is fighting for seniors now and in the future. A suite of Bills in the Texas Legislature asks for voluntary...

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ArcelorMittal Mines and Infrastructure Canada (« ArcelorMittal ») regrets the decision of members of the United Steelworkers Union to initiate a labour conflict and hopes for a quick return to the negotiating table to prevent a prolonged strike that...

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Hundreds of Illinois citizens have spoken of their fears for the future, as a new state lending law eliminates access to credit for more than one in four Illinoisans. In a series of videos, citizens all over Illinois have called for the immediate...


10 may 2021

21:48
ArcelorMittal Mines and Infrastructure Canada (« ArcelorMittal ») regrets the decision of members of the United Steelworkers Union to initiate a labour conflict and hopes for a quick return to the negotiating table to prevent a prolonged strike that...

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The Ontario government must act immediately to reduce the unacceptable surgical and diagnostic test backlog says Unifor. "The Ford...

16:58
OPSEU/SEFPO is taking further concrete action to tackle systemic racism as part of President Warren (Smokey) Thomas's commitment to equity and diversity within Ontario's largest public sector union. "As a social justice union, equity must be at the...

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As sirens blared across the country and civilians sought shelter, American Jewish Committee (AJC) called on the U.S. and other governments to condemn the rocket barrage directed against Israeli cities and towns today from Hamas-ruled Gaza ? the...

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Following is a statement from Brian Sauvé, President of the National Police Federation, following a series of public, high-risk gang related shootings in the Lower Mainland:...

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A refusal by the owners of Reliance Home Comfort to make meaningful proposals at the bargaining table could force job action this week at the Ontario-based HVAC, plumbing, and electrical provider, says Unifor. "Unifor members serve Reliance customers...

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The growing connection between problem gambling and mental health challenges prompted three leading Ohio advocacy groups to forge a new partnership. Ohio for Responsible Gambling, the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Ohio (NAMI Ohio) and the...

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As part of National Nurses Week, nurses and healthcare professionals with the Massachusetts Nurses Association will join with Boston City Councilor and Mayoral Candidate Annissa Essaibi George for an event on May 11 that will highlight the daunting...

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A coalition of Black business owners is holding a press conference on Tuesday, May 11 at 10:00 a.m. in the Georgia State Capitol Rotunda. The group will call out corporate leaders for treating far-left activist Stacey Abrams as the de facto...

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In a new video from leading right-left anti-corruption organization RepresentUs, comedian Sarah Silverman colorfully urges Congress to pass the For the People Act. The bill has passed the House and goes to the Senate for markup tomorrow....

09:05
The HALSTON Archives and Family were not consulted on the upcoming Netflix series involving an inaccurate, fictionalized account of famed fashion designer, "Halston." The HALSTON Archives remains the only definitive and comprehensive source on the...

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The best of people choose lives of purpose, helping others and rising to every challenge. "The theme of this year's Canadian Nursing...

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Unifor recognises the dedication and achievements of nurses who contribute to excellence in health care and raise awareness of the issues and challenges of health care workers....


9 may 2021

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SEIU Healthcare and CUPE's Ontario Council of Hospital Unions are launching nursing week with an urgent please of support for registered practical nurses (RPNs). The two unions released polling and survey data showing trauma and turmoil experienced...


8 may 2021

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on media outlets and journalists in the United States and worldwide to stop referring to Israeli attacks on...


7 may 2021

23:47
Leaders of the National Press Club and National Press Club Journalism Institute issued the following statement in response to a news report that the Justice Department subpoenaed phone records of three Washington Post reporters....

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A coalition of criminal justice reform advocates praised Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp for signing into law earlier this week a bill that would streamline processes within the state's probation system.  Senate Bill 105 garnered bipartisan support, passing...

19:04
The AQPSUD (Association québécoise pour la promotion de la santé des personnes utilisatrices de drogues) [Quebec association for drug user health promotion] filed a court challenge to the curfew today and will seek its suspension pending a decision...

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On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill to restore felons' right to vote after their release, and Brooklyn Borough President Candidate, Bishop Lamor Miller Whitehead reacts with pure joy, as people on parole in the...

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A new provincial so-called sick leave program strictly limited to COVID-19 is woefully inadequate, says Unifor. "Brian Pallister...

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The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York) ? the voice of the consulting engineering industry ? released a poll among NYC Democrats, which found that nearly half of likely voters are undecided about their choice for...

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The nurses of St. Vincent Hospital were informed by the federal mediator that Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare was declining the nurses' offer, made at the end of negotiations on Wednesday, to return to the table today to resume negotiations in hopes of...

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As millions of Americans continue to deal with the impacts of government overreach and the politicized science surrounding COVID-19, America's Frontline Doctors (AFLDS) is launching a nationwide RV tour to help patients make informed decisions about...

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In a ruling issued yesterday, Arbitrator Norm Jesin upheld Unifor's position that Nemak violated its collective agreement with Unifor Local 200 when it closed the Windsor Aluminum Plant and moved the work to Mexico....

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Cervical cancer is one of today's most preventable cancers. Approximatively 570,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer around the world in 2018.(1) Among these, more than three hundred thousand women will die. Ninety per cent of these women...


6 may 2021

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The United Steelworkers (USW) union said today that it supported the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announcement on Wednesday that it would begin the process of canceling mineral leases held by Mesabi Metallics for a long-planned...

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This week, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO issued a letter to United States Steel Corporation's President and CEO David B. Burritt criticizing its decision to end the promised $1.5 billion upgrade to its Pittsburgh facilities. State Federation President...

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The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization working to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America, today applauded release of the Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful...

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Ohio's largest grassroots political organization announced today that it will kick off the Road to 2022 by hosting the first major event of the season. On May 15, 2021 the Ohio Political Summit will feature Republican Leaders considering a run in...

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CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) President Dave Walsh issued the following statement in response to new data showing a continuing decline in homebuilding in California in 2020:...

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It was announced today that Pfizer and BioNTech will be donating doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to help vaccinate Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games participants....

08:30
A survey of more than 500 registered nurses published at the beginning of National Nurses Week shows that during the COVID-19 pandemic nurses experienced a major downturn in patient care quality in Massachusetts hospitals as troubling trends such as...

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Visionary entrepreneur and intuitive guide, Maya Comerota, is teaming-up with Tony Robbins and Dean Graziosi to help unlock over 1 million people's human potential in the upcoming Own Your Future Challenge! Beginning May 11th, Tony, Dean and several...

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Judge Susan Illston of the Northern District Court of California heard arguments for and against the defendants' motion to dismiss yesterday in the Children's Health Defense (CHD) lawsuit, which claims that Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, and three...

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Rise, a civil rights accelerator that empowers everyday citizens to pen their own rights into existence, and RUN AAPI, a nonprofit rewriting the cultural and political narrative on what it means to be AAPI in America, has worked with top-tier...

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Canadians are calling on their government to help stop the global commercial wildlife trade through a House of Commons e-petition started by the global charity World Animal Protection. With over 13,000 signatures the petition was presented in the...

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OPSEU/SEFPO is cautioning the government not to go down false trails on the future of Ontario's colleges. OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is concerned the government is becoming too preoccupied with finding short-term answers to...


5 may 2021

18:58
KW Miller announced today his plans to help clean and treat water flowing into south Florida. The following is his statement on this plan. Cleaning the water feeding into Lake Okeechobee and our local estuaries from the north must be a priority in...

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Today, the New York State Senate approved S.1130, to shut down the puppy mill pipeline and end the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores across the state. Sponsored by Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris (D-Queens), the bill...

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The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on President Biden's decision to axe a Trump era rule that made it easier for companies to classify workers as independent contractors and therefore, not be covered by federal...

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Genetically engineered animals are being developed at an accelerating pace, and could, with few regulations and limited testing, be arriving on dining room tables in the US in 2021. That's due in part by efforts made by the previous administration to...

14:25
Genetically engineered animals are being developed at an accelerating pace, and could, with few regulations and limited testing, be arriving on dining room tables in the US in 2021. That's due in part by efforts made by the previous administration to...

14:11
Loblaw Companies Ltd. has raked in a 30% increase in first-quarter profits while the company continues to deny grocery workers pandemic pay....

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Loblaw Companies Ltd. has raked in a 30% increase in first-quarter profits while the company continues to deny grocery workers pandemic pay. "Profits are rising faster than overpriced bread, but Loblaw refuses to fairly compensate frontline workers...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every community in Canada and threatened the childhoods of millions of its youngest residents. However, we have not yet heard about what matters most from children and youth themselves. UNICEF Canada, the Canadian...

14:08
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every community in Canada and threatened the childhoods of millions of its youngest residents. However, we have not yet heard about what matters most from children and youth themselves. UNICEF Canada, the Canadian...

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Transphobia is rooted in white supremacy. This is what J Mase III & Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi, executive producers of the forthcoming documentary, the Black Trans Prayer Book, continuously remind their audiences. At a recent workshop for Syracuse...

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