New California Law Recognizes Cheerleaders as Employees

JULIA HOROWITZ, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California’s professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime. The Democratic governor announced Wednesday that he signed AB202, requiring that sports teams employ cheerleaders as workers Read More


Nissan Accused of Violating International Labor Laws

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Twenty miles north of Jackson, Miss., at a Nissan auto plant in Canton, Nissan North America has violated international labor laws in a decade-long campaign against unions that civil rights activists have called “systematic and unrelenting,” Read More