July

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Union volunteers dig up a Minnesota graveyard

A mile or so beyond the pavement down a gravel road, the historic Kriedler Cemetery lay nestled in between farm fields and showed the wear of time.

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Danny Glover blasts worker intimidation at Nissan

Nissan is in the news and again it's for the wrong reasons.

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Senate confirms all five Obama picks for NLRB

Bringing to an end years of right-wing obstruction and delay, the Senate yesterday filled all five NLRB seats with permanent members.

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Fast-food workers super-size protests in Missouri and elsewhere

"We deserve more, we deserve $15 and a union; we work hard and we deserve more money."

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Port hazmat workers: we need medical benefits!

Imagine cleaning chemicals without having the proper suit that protects you from them.

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Feds review worker exposure to blood-borne pathogens

The federal government has opened a legally required review of a rule designed to cut or eliminate worker exposure to blood-borne illnesses.

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IBEW adds its voice to call for changes in Obamacare

The IBEW has called for a  change to the Affordable Care Act  so workers covered by multi-employer plans don't get hurt or lose coverage.

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Today in labor history: United Farm Workers sign contract with Calif. grape industry

The contract covered 10,000 workers and provided seniority, hiring, and a medical plan. 

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Labor movement in for a major makeover

The labor movement, aiming to reverse decades of decline suffered under relentless attacks by the corporate-funded right wing, is headed for a major makeover. 

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Survey: Majority backs public schools over alternatives

 The U.S. public still strongly supports public schools and wants to improve them - and is willing to pay to do so.

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