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California Unions Playing Defense as Trump Presidency Begins

By Katie Orr, KQED News Fix

Labor unions in California helped push successful efforts for increasing the minimum wage, mandatory paid sick leave and expanding overtime rules for farmworkers in the state. But the Trump administration has unions playing defense, even in labor-friendly California.

The new administration worries Belinda Beeks-Malone. She’s a member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. She says her biggest concern is actually very basic.

Read the complete story at KQED News Fix.