Why Sectoral Bargaining Matters for the Labor Movement

On March 9, 2021, the US House of Representatives passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act to increase federal protections against some of the systemic violations of worker freedoms. The PRO Act would revise key pieces of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935, providing real financial punishments for violations of organizing … Read more

Pa. Senate confirms Gov. Tom Wolf’s picks to lead education, labor departments

Despite concerns regarding the guidance provided to school districts as they prepare for the next school year with COVID-19 pandemic still lingering, Gov. Tom Wolf’s nominee for education secretary won confirmation from the state Senate on Tuesday. The state Senate confirmed Noe Ortega as the state’s education chief by a vote of 44-6. And the … Read more

Md. Dept. of Labor reports more than 508k new fraudulent unemployment insurance claims

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MARYLAND – The Maryland Department of Labor is reporting that they have detected more than 508,000 fraudulent new unemployment insurance claims since the beginning of May. “With fraudulent activity rampant in unemployment insurance programs across the country, Maryland has consistently adapted and added new security measures to prevent, detect, and report fraud,” said Maryland Governor … Read more

gener8tor and ECMC Group’s Inaugural OnRamp Education & Workforce Innovation Accelerator Cohort Addresses Learning & Labor Challenges with Creative, Tech-first Solutions

gener8tor and ECMC Group’s Inaugural OnRamp Education & Workforce Innovation Accelerator Cohort Addresses Learning & Labor Challenges with Creative, Tech-first Solutions

Each Startup in the Accelerator Will Receive a $100K Cash Investment, Three-month Coaching Program & Other Resources June 17, 2021 — MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — gener8tor, a concierge startup accelerator program, and ECMC Group, a Minneapolis-based nonprofit organization with a mission to help students succeed,  have selected five startups to participate in the inaugural OnRamp Education … Read more