July

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NAACP rallies for grocery workers, labor rights

Hundreds of delegates to the NAACP's 102nd convention marched in support of UFCW, which is in negotiations with supermarket companies.

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NFL owners and players agree on new labor deal

After a 4-and-a-half month lockout in the National Football League, players and owners finally agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement.

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Employers cheat workers and the tax man

Construction companies are cheating the state out of as much as $175 million a year, according to a commentary by the Texas AFL-CIO.

Unions hit GOP's "Boeing Bill"

What it really is, union leaders say, is a move to strip the NLRB of much of its power to rule for and protect workers' rights.

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UAW sues military contractor over union-busting

A UAW local filed labor charges against giant military contractor Bell Helicopter for "an attempt to weaken and eliminate the union."

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1877 St. Louis General Strike: lessons for today (video)

Labor and community activists gathered in Granite City, Ill., to remember the 1877 St. Louis general strike.

Unionists tell NLRB of election delays, management intimidation

Unionists joined a parade of witnesses in the first of two days of NLRB hearings on its proposed rules to streamline union elections. Most of the witnesses were lawyers, including from several notorious union-busting firms.