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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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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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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Altoona nurses strike to put “Patients before profits”

Hundreds of nurses, hospital workers and supporters hit the picket line in the bitter cold here, Feb. 11.

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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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UAW: Volkswagen setback will not deter union organizing

The nation's labor leaders say that America's workers and their unions will not be deterred by the setback at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Government workers march on Capitol Hill

Hundreds of AFGE members marched on Capitol Hill on Feb. 11 campaigning for national and union causes.

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L & M nurses and tech workers win a contract

The 800 workers stood strong and with a broad array of public support forced the administration of the community hospital to end the lockout.

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Workers at Volkswagen Tenn. plant taking union recognition vote

If the union wins, the victory would make VW the UAW's second plant in the Volunteer State, but its first successful organizing drive in years in the anti-union South.

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