Tag: Trump

10 Worst Policy Attacks on Workers From Trump White House

Ten actions that hurt workers during Trump’s first year. How Trump and Congress further rigged the economy in favor of the wealthy. –By Josh Bivens, Daniel Costa, Celine McNicholas, Heidi Shierholz, and Marni von Wilpert • January 12, 2018 — EPI The tax cut law that President…

Trump Says — OK To Steal Workers’ Money

News from EPI: Proposed rule would protect employers who steal workers’ hard-earned tips By Heidi Shierholz • December 2017  Today the Trump administration took their first major step towards allowing employers to legally take tips earned by the workers they employ. The…

10 True Facts About Tax Lies

Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies October 14, 2017 — Paul Krugman – New York Times Modern conservatives have been lying about taxes pretty much from the beginning of their movement. Made-up sob stories about family…

Fight Deportations — Unions stepping Up!

Labor Unions Are Stepping Up To Fight Deportations Organized labor is finding creative ways to protect immigrant members and families vulnerable in the Trump era.   —By Dave Jamieson — Huffington Post– Yahaira Burgos was fearing the worst when her husband,…

In Act of Racism, Trump Goes After the Dreamers with DACA Repeal

White House Phases Out Protection For 8,000 Undocumented Youth In Connecticut By Russel Blair, Hartford Courant The White House Tuesday announced the end of an Obama-era immigration program that protects some 8,000 undocumented youth in Connecticut from deportation and allows…

Racism from the Right and Trump Fosters Violence — Condemned in CT

Residents, Officials Respond To Virginia Unrest Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. (Jessica Hill / AP) —Bill Leukhardt Contact Reporter — Hartford Courant — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other political leaders condemned the deadly attack Saturday on counterprotestors at “Unite The Right” white nationalist…

Trump EPA Can Be Beat — Trump Pruitt Lose

UNDER PRESSURE, PRUITT AND TRUMP BUCKLE, WITHDRAW ATTACKS ON SAFEGUARDS AGAINST SMOG POLLUTION Implementation of the 2015 smog pollution standard is a victory for science and public health Thursday, August 3, 2017 Contact: Brian Willis: 202.675.2386, Brian.Willis@sierraclub.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late…

Victory! For Now – Deportation on Hold

Undocumented immigrant who took sanctuary in New Haven church granted stay of deportation   Nury Chavarria (center) of Norwalk hugs her daughter, Lindsay Chavarria (left) and son, Elvin Martinez, in a room where she is staying with another daughter, Hayley,…