April

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Worker’s Memorial Day: regulations save lives

While President Obama is pushing for more safety, he warned business groups are pushing back with an "all out assault."

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Walker’s revenge felt by Wisconsin workers

Three groups of Badger State workers have been 'disciplined' for opposing GOP Gov. Scott Walker.

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2,000 march in New Haven for jobs pipeline

The movement in New Haven for jobs, youth opportunity, and an end to violence filled the streets with a march of 2,000 last week.

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Reverberations of Mexico Walmart scandal

The accusations, which workers have leveled at the giant range from desecration of the important archeological site of Teotihuacan to the introduction of genetically-modified foods.

Labor and allies make their stand outside Supreme Court

Unionists and their allies made their stand for immigrants' rights clear outside the justices' front door.

Senate defeats GOP anti-union scheme

The anti-union measure would have nullified NLRB rules that consolidate legal hearings regarding the union votes and shortening the time period for employers' appeals.

Potato grower accused of labor trafficking

The suit was filed on behalf of two farm workers. They say they were victims of trafficking and other federal and state labor law violations.

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LA-Long Beach port truck drivers win important victory

Employee drivers at Toll Group logistics company in southern California last week became one of the few groups of port truck drivers to become unionized.

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Community support grows for striking Red Cross workers

They cheered Bill Dudley, speaking for 150 members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 75 forced to strike Toledo Red Cross in late March.

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GOP attack on Michigan school workers never stops

Public school employees charged that Michigan State Senate Bill 1040 would severely slash retiree health and pension benefits.

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