February

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Navy hired company blocking union organizing rights

An Australian ship building company in Mobile, Ala., hired by the Navy is forcing workers to follow bad construction plans and, at the same time, is blocking their effort to unionize.

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Union leaders hail Obama infrastructure push

"The president wants to push for public and private infrastructure investment, we say bring it on. Union workers stand ready to meet the needs of the largest project you can think up."

Why Missouri's assisted healthcare system is sick

 I've witnessed healthcare workers in a suffocating environment that is dubious from start to finish. 

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Safeway takeover about more than just the price of stock shares

No matter how this is recast or repackaged, the bottom line is the hard-working men and women employed at takeover targets get the short end of the stick.

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OSHA goes after Ohio Bell for punishing injured workers

OSHA is really pissed off at Ohio Bell, especially when it disciplines workers for reporting on-the-job injuries that would be considered "little things."

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Union appeals Chattanooga vote loss, cites GOP lawmakers' interference

 The UAW have filed formal unfair labor practices charges with the National Labor Relations Board concerning their narrow loss in the union recognition vote.

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Labor’s Southern strategy finds a focus in Texas

Thiry-four percent of Houston's children live in poverty. Overall, 22 percent of the people live below the official poverty level, with racial minorities the hardest hit.

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Union wins recognition vote among federal park workers

By a 91-9 percent margin the Treasury Employees won union recognition among 1,300 National Park Service workers in the Washington, D.C., area.

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Unions fight airline plan to enter U.S. on the cheap

Just call it airborne theft of flight attendants' and pilots' jobs and pay.

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From wealth gap to voting rights, labor takes a stand

From opposing "fast-track" trade treaty bargaining authority to restoring and expanding voting rights, the AFL-CIO Executive Council committed the labor movement to specific stands on a select group of high-profile issues.

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