July

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Protesters tell Apple: Ensure fair treatment for security guards

Union and community activists called on the iconic computer and smartphone manufacturer to push for fair treatment of security workers.

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GOP pushing Labor Department to go easy on wage theft

"One key to economic recovery is vigorous enforcement of wage and hour protections, so workers are paid what they earn, and can pump money back into their local economies."

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AFL-CIO student interns organize on Tobacco Road

AFL-CIO Union Summer interns have joined members of the FLOC in a drive to organize thousands of North Carolina tobacco farm workers.

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Victory for hospital workers: $15 for 15

"This is an important victory. Johns Hopkins Hospital sets the standard for healthcare in our city and that standard has just been raised."

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“Swamp People” carry union cards

A majority of writer-producers at reality TV production company Original Media, creator of "Swamp People," voted overwhelmingly to join the Writers Guild of America, East.

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Union to be put in place at VW Chattanooga plant after all

It was announced here today by the United Auto Workers union and Volkswagen employees that the UAW will begin representing workers at the plant in Chattanooga.

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Port truck drivers walk off the job in LA and Long Beach

Port truck drivers say they were left with no choice but to walk off their jobs; the companies that employ them continually rob them of their wages and retaliate against them when they try to unionize.

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Trumka: SCOTUS rulings hurt all workers, union and non-union

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who has a law degree, issued a statement on Harris vs. Quinn, the fee-payers/free riders case.

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Union leaders hit Supreme Court rulings

Union leaders had sharp words for the pro-business tilt of two U.S. Supreme Court rulings issued on the final day of the court's year, June 30.