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Union households are wealthier

Typical union households have 1.7 times the median wealth as their nonunion counterparts, according to a new Center for American Progress report

Anti-abortion video headed to schools

At least four states are considering following North Dakota in mandating that a factually incorrect and misleading animated video of fetal development be shown in elementary schools.

Starbucks agrees to nationwide bargaining

Starbucks is slated to begin bargaining in late April with delegates from its 400 unionized stores after agreeing to end its two-year campaign against union organizing.

California State faculty strikes, wins raises

After the first day of a planned weeklong strike, the California State University faculty union reached a tentative contract with the university that included big raises for the lowest paid instructors, who comprise over half of the union’s 29,000 members.

Hate crimes at schools on the rise

A new U.S. Department of Justice report found that hate crimes at schools, colleges and universities steadily increased from a pandemic low in 2020 to 2022, the latest year for which data is available. 

School districts sue social media companies

More than 200 school districts nationwide are suing social media companies, alleging the platforms’ addictive apps are harming youth mental health and forcing schools to devote more resources to help them.