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Supreme Court gives workers a backhanded and insulting victory

The Supreme Court on Monday delivered an extraordinarily narrow victory for an equally narrow subset of American workers. The result of the Court’s decision in Southwest Airlines vs. Saxon is that workers who “frequently” load and unload cargo for airlines can sue their employer. But it is worth emphasizing again how much the Saxon the …

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Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction upheld by appeals court

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court on Thursday upheld Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction and 23-year prison sentence, rejecting the former movie mogul’s claim that the judge of her landmark #MeToo lawsuit unfairly allowed women to testify on allegations that were not part of the case. The ruling by a five-judge panel of …

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