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The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: United Autoworkers On Strike

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The Best of the Week’s News:

  • Seeking better pay and benefits, the United Autoworkers take on the whole Big Three in historic strike. (AP, NYT)
  • Last-minute deal raises CA fast food minimum wage to $20/hr and averts an industry-sponsored ballot measure to overturn pro-union law. (SacBee)
  • California legislature may soon require restaurants to pay for mandatory food safety training, instead of workers. (NYT)
  • Minnesota labor activists push for a code of conduct to protect construction workers. (Guardian)
  • Wisconsin Republicans declare war on democracy. (Mother Jones)
  • Families of Birmingham church bombing victims fear that Alabama’s law against teaching “divisive concepts” will erase history. (HuffPo)