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10/11/2018 - AFL-CIO Workers Vote To Strike Against Their Own Organization

– The Washington Post
The workers who clean AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka’s office say the union body won’t pay them a fair wage.
 Reuters
A growing trade war between the United States and China is re-ordering the global grains business.

Starbucks Adds Backup Child Care, Adult Care Benefits

– Nation’s Restaurant News
Starbucks has added another layer to its employee benefits program, this one geared toward one of the biggest challenges dual-income families face: child care support. The Seattle-based coffeehouse giant said it is taking the unprecedented step of offering all employees backup childcare through Care.com, an online marketplace for finding and managing family care.
– The Washington Post
With just a month to the midterm elections and with early voting set to begin in many states, the new poll highlights the challenge for Republicans as they seek to maintain their House majority at a time when President Trump’s approval rating remains below 50 percent despite sustained economic growth, low unemployment and a rising stock market.