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Daily Red Alert - 9/8/22

Updated: Sep 9

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Pro-Union States Lose A Million Jobs To Right-To-Work States - Zero Hedge


“Right-to-work (RTW) states added 1.3 million jobs since the start of the pandemic, while non-RTW states lost 1.1 million jobs, according to a study by economist Todd Nesbit and public policy analyst Michael LaFaive. RTW laws state that workers can’t be forced to join unions or pay union dues.”


California: NFL Opener, Rock Concerts Continue Despite Energy Crisis - Breitbart


“As Breitbart News has reported, California is entering its eighth consecutive day of “Flex Alerts,” during which consumers are asked to save electricity in the afternoon and evening hours. An energy emergency is possible on Thursday, including possible blackouts.”


Starbucks forced to rehire 7 fired Memphis workers who led union effort - New York Post


“Starbucks said Wednesday it will reinstate seven employees who were fired in February after leading an effort to unionize their Memphis store. The seven will get their jobs back after the Seattle-based coffee giant lost an appeal of a lower court’s order to reinstate them.”


Google cracks down on happy hour, non-essential travel to save cash: report - New York Post

“In an email last week, Google brass instructed some senior managers they should not approve spending on team-related social functions, full-team offsite events or travel to other in-person events that can be attended virtually, a report said Wednesday.”


Florida School Board Votes Down Recognizing LGBTQ+ Month - NewsMax


“The Miami-Dade School Board overwhelming decided against recognizing October as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History month which included a measure to teach 12th graders about two Supreme Court cases affecting the LGBTQ community.”


BlackRock hits back at Republican attorneys general critical of its ESG policies - Washington Examiner


“Last month, 19 GOP attorneys general sent a letter to BlackRock CEO Larry Fink, who is increasingly becoming a Republican target, challenging the money manager’s commitment to environmental, social, and governance principles. They claimed that BlackRock’s policies are undercutting shareholder profits in managing state pension funds.”


The Battle Over Diversity Training - The Bulwark


“In September 2020, Donald Trump, fired up by anti-critical race theory crusader Christopher Rufo’s appeal on Fox News, issued an executive order banning employee training based on “divisive concepts”—e.g., that “an individual, by virtue of his or her race or sex, is inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive”—by federal institutions or contractors. Four months later, one of Joe Biden’s first actions as president was to reverse this order.”


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ICYMI: The State of Liberty in Canada with Andrew DeBartolo - The Courageous Economy


“This week Andrew Crapuchettes talks to Andrew DeBartolo, a Canadian pastor representing Liberty Coalition Canada, a group of clergy, politicians, and business leaders that formed during Trudeau’s oppressive Covid-19 response.”


Andrew Crapuchettes on the Bryan McClain Show - TNT Radio


The Daily Red Alert is a collection of stories that relate to the issues of freedom in the workplace, business, and the US economy.

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