Labor issues

FILE - In this Monday, May 1, 2017, file photo, members of Ce Atl, an Aztec-inspired spiritual and cultural preservation group, dance near the front of a march for worker and immigrant rights at a May Day event in Seattle. The Donald Trump era has been everything that immigrant rights’ groups feared, but while they are taking to the streets again for May Day rallies in solidarity with those around the world, their focus this year is less on a huge turnout on a Tuesday in May than the first Tuesday in November. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
May 01, 2018 - 2:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants say President Donald Trump's administration has become almost everything they feared, but while they rally across the United States on May Day, their focus is less on huge turnout Tuesday than on the first Tuesday in November. Marches and other demonstrations for labor...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 1, 2017, file photo, members of Ce Atl, an Aztec-inspired spiritual and cultural preservation group, dance near the front of a march for worker and immigrant rights at a May Day event in Seattle. The Donald Trump era has been everything that immigrant rights’ groups feared, but while they are taking to the streets again for May Day rallies in solidarity with those around the world, their focus this year is less on a huge turnout on a Tuesday in May than the first Tuesday in November. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
May 01, 2018 - 2:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants rallying around the U.S. on May Day say President Donald Trump's administration has been almost everything they had feared. Coast-to-coast demonstrations Tuesday are planned on International Workers' Day and come amid similar actions worldwide. They're showing concerns...
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Protesters, mostly workers, march towards the Presidential Palace during the global commemoration of Labor Day Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. About 5,000 workers and activists from various groups held a rally Tuesday near the Malacanang Palace to protest the failure of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill a major campaign promise to end contractualization, the widespread practice of short-term employment. ( (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 01, 2018 - 1:29 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of workers and activists marched to the Philippines' presidential palace on Tuesday to demand the government address labor issues, as workers in the Southeast Asian country and elsewhere marked May Day. In Manila, about 5,000 people from various groups held a...
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Protesters, mostly workers, march towards the Presidential Palace during the global commemoration of Labor Day Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. About 5,000 workers and activists from various groups held a rally Tuesday near the Malacanang Palace to protest the failure of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill a major campaign promise to end contractualization, the widespread practice of short-term employment. ( (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 01, 2018 - 1:20 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of workers and activists have marched to the Philippines' presidential palace to demand the government address labor issues, as workers around the world stage May Day rallies. About 5,000 people from various groups held a rally Tuesday near Malacanang Palace to...
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Protesters, mostly workers, march towards the Presidential Palace during the global commemoration of Labor Day Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. About 5,000 workers and activists from various groups held a rally Tuesday near the Malacanang Palace to protest the failure of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill a major campaign promise to end contractualization, the widespread practice of short-term employment. ( (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 01, 2018 - 1:07 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of workers and activists have marched to the Philippines' presidential palace to demand the government address labor issues, as workers around the world stage May Day rallies. About 5,000 people from various groups held a rally Tuesday near Malacanang Palace to...
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Striking teachers silently cheer using their hands to follow decorum on not clapping or verbally reacting from the Senate gallery while senators meet in Senate chambers in Phoenix, Ariz., Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)
April 30, 2018 - 7:24 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Thousands of Arizona teachers gathered for the third day at the Capitol on Monday to protest low pay and school funding, and many schools around the state remained closed, while the Legislature prepared to introduce a budget package that gives them raises but falls short of other...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The last week of the academic year at Columbia University has been even more hectic than usual. Papers have gone ungraded and review sessions unstaffed as protesting student carried out a week of strikes over the administration's refusal to bargain with their union. Monday was the...
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks at the Milken Institute Global Conference Monday, April 30, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Top Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate offered starkly different assessments of state of the union Monday in talks at the global conference ahead of the midterm election. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 30, 2018 - 4:22 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Top Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate offered starkly different assessments Monday of the nation's political and economic outlook at a global conference ahead of the midterm election. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., highlighted...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, June 30, 2015, Deputy Executive Director, UNAIDS, Dr. Luiz Loures, during a meeting at Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) headquarters in Washington, U.S.A.. The U.N. agency that fights AIDS says that it's reopening a sexual harassment investigation against a top official Luiz Loures, saying additional allegations have emerged against him. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 30, 2018 - 1:19 pm
GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations agency that fights AIDS has reopened a sexual harassment investigation of a top official who was cleared in an initial probe, saying Monday that additional allegations have emerged. UNAIDS declined to specify the new allegations against Luiz Loures, the agency's...
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EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, reacts with Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, during a media presentation during the All-Ireland Civic Dialogue conference on Brexit, in Dundalk, Ireland, Monday April 30, 2018. Barnier is conducting two days of talks about Britain's split with the European Union, Brexit, to assess the situation on both sides of the border between northern and southern Ireland. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
April 30, 2018 - 10:08 am
LONDON (AP) — The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator on Monday urged faster action on the fraught problem of the Irish border, saying there needs to be agreement by June on a way to keep it open. The Northern Ireland-Ireland border will be the U.K.'s only land frontier with the EU after...
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