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‘We Are Frightened’: Disney Cast Members Share Their Anxiety and Anger About the Parks Reopening

“It’s time for magic.” With that phrase, Disney revealed on June 10 that Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure would reopen on July 17, the 65th anniversary of opening day in 1955. That date’s been pushed back because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Disney is determined to open its doors soon. Guests are …Read more… […]

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Gary Jones Finally Got His But The UAW Is Still Not Out Of The Woods

Former UAW President Gary Jones pleaded guilty to embezzlement, racketeering, and fraud charges yesterday in what was a long-awaited denouement to a case that has seemingly been around forever. Jones will likely see a prison sentence—and possibly even a lengthy one–but the union he betrayed is still feeling the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Gary Jones Finally Got His But The UAW Is Still Not Out Of The Woods

Former UAW President Gary Jones pleaded guilty to embezzlement, racketeering, and fraud charges yesterday in what was a long-awaited denouement to a case that has seemingly been around forever. Jones will likely see a prison sentence—and possibly even a lengthy one–but the union he betrayed is still feeling the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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In A Unionization Breakthrough, Paradox Interactive Signs Labor Agreement With Trade Unions

The effort to unionize game development took another step forward today, as the workers at strategy game publisher Paradox Interactive publicly announced that they’re securing a collective bargaining agreement with their company. The deal is expected to safeguard their existing benefits and make it easier to advocate…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Pittsburgh Garbage Collectors Sent Home Amid Protest For Hazard Pay And Better Safety

The city of Pittsburgh sent garbage collectors home with full pay earlier today after the workers refused to pick up, instead gathering in protest for better safety equipment and requesting hazard pay for potential exposure to the ongoing spread of Coronavirus. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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UAW Threatens To Go To ‘The Next Level’ After Asking For Two-Week Plant Shutdowns

Some auto workers at an FCA plant walked off the job over coronavirus concerns yesterday, as the Big Three insist on leaving plants open amid a global pandemic, while also leaving some UAW members to wonder out loud why their union wasn’t doing more to protect them. Today, the UAW’s president revealed that the union…Read […]

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The UAW Gave Its Workers Pens Made In China And People Are Mad

The UAW can’t stop embarrassing itself, but that can happen to an organization seemingly propelled by its own inertia into repeated face plants, no banana peel required. The latest involves a pen intended to commemorate its President, Rory Gamble, who is ostensibly there to clean up the place.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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New Frostpunk Expansion’s Final Boss Is A Labor Dispute

Frostpunk’s The Last Autumn expansion, out today on PC, is the city-building game’s best update yet. It adds several new mechanics and swaps out the threat of a plummeting thermostat for a tug-of-war between strict production deadlines and workers’ rights.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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New Frostpunk Expansion’s Final Boss Is A Labor Dispute

Frostpunk’s The Last Autumn expansion, out today on PC, is the city-building game’s best update yet. It adds several new mechanics and swaps out the threat of a plummeting thermostat for a tug-of-war between strict production deadlines and workers’ rights.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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New Frostpunk Expansion’s Final Boss Is A Labor Dispute

Frostpunk’s The Last Autumn expansion, out today on PC, is the city-building game’s best update yet. It adds several new mechanics and swaps out the threat of a plummeting thermostat for a tug-of-war between strict production deadlines and workers’ rights.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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GM Sues Fiat Chrysler Over Alleged Union Bargaining Corruption, Bribery

The United Auto Workers union is embroiled in a corruption scandal that has seen 13 people criminally charged. Today, things got even worse for the UAW, as GM filed a federal racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler alleging bribery and corruption in union bargaining.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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