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Josh Eidelson

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Covers:  politics, labor

Labor reporter for Bloomberg News and Businessweek. jeidelson at bloomberg dot net. bloomberg.com/tips/ [Usual disclaimers]

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Biography

Josh Eidelson covers labor as a contributing writer at The Nation, Salon, and In These Times. He is a contributor at The American Prospect, Alternet, and Dissent. His work has also appeared at outlets including Washington Monthly, Slate, Dollars and Sense, and Working USA: The Journal of Labor an...

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@josheidelson — 17,841 followers, 32,244 tweets

When do we get our seven-episode cable news documentary special about Bill Clinton's welfare reform?  https://twitter.com/JakeSherman/status/953300703274991619 
RT @JHWeissmann: The idea that public school spending doesn't matter was one of the more pernicious myths of the last decade… https://t.co/dGoE7tyNiz
"When he received a check for $92 after working three 11-hour days at a garment factory last month, Pablo insisted that he deserved more... After signing another check, Pablo said, the factory owner said that he would call immigration officials and direct them to Pablo’s door."  https://twitter.com/josheidelson/status/953353877574815746 
“It’s not motivating people to self-deport... It’s motivating people to not use their labor rights. It’s causing people to distrust government agencies.”  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/15/business/economy/immigration-raids.html  @Nataliekitro
"As far as class-action wins and the size of those wins, I would expect those both to go down" in 2018, @psecundaWrkProf tells me:  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-16/workplace-lawyers-race-against-the-trump-clock 
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Awards

Sidney Award (Sidney Hillman Foundation)

2012
For “an outstanding piece of socially-conscious journalism.”