LOS ANGELES: Reformist Leadership Clouds Future of Teachers’ Strike

By Alexeyia Morina The Los Angeles teachers’ strike kicked off on January 14th, led by nonprofit union United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) and backed by over 34,000 teachers. The strike is demanding better pay for teachers, smaller class sizes, less testing, new hires of librarians, counselors, and nurses, and a moratorium on charter schools. These demands echo the spirit of those made 30 years ago during the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Reformist Leadership Clouds Future of Teachers’ Strike

Local Dollar Store Bought Up, Workers Get Sold Out

By Gabriel Roshan On September 17, Dollar Tree, the new owner of Family Dollar, decided to shut down the Charlotte-based headquarters and distribution center. Dollar Tree has already announced that they will be eliminating 200 positions. The distribution center employed 1,100 workers. The fate of the other 900 workers is in the hands of Dollar Tree. For the steep price of $9.1 billion in 2016, … Continue reading Local Dollar Store Bought Up, Workers Get Sold Out