June

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Today in labor history: Paterson silk strikers take to stage

Today in labor history, silk workers held a one-time performance of Paterson Strike Pageant at Madison Square Garden in 1913.

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Today in labor history: Luddites rebel against substandard work conditions

Today in labor history, the Luddites (19th century textile workers) attacked the Heathcoat and Boden's Mill, responding to substandard workplace conditions.

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Congress Hotel strikers on 9th anniversary: “We’re not going anyplace”

"We're not going anyplace, we're still here and we're going to be loud and proud at our protests!"

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At DoubleTree, workers fight for "better Florida"

Over 500 Unite Here members, brothers and sisters from other unions, and community allies rallied June 13 outside Orlando's only union hotel.

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Youth march for jobs and to end violence

A spirited march of 150 youth and adult supporters stopped downtown traffic to honks of support on Saturday.

Court blocks airline union vote

Texas federal judge Terry Means has halted a planned union recognition vote among 10,000 passenger service agents at American Airlines.

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Piggly Wiggly: “We’d rather close than be fair!”

Piggly Wiggly announced it would close its Sheboygan, Wis., store, throwing all 108 workers into the street, rather than submit to a federal court ruling.

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Caregivers push for a voice at senior home

Willson has gone two years without a raise. She currently makes $9.39 an-hour, while caring for senior citizens.

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Workers win biggest union election in Alabama in ten years

Workers at the Pilgrim's Pride poultry plant here voted last week by a better than two-to-one margin to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.

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Transit union applauds ban on reckless bus firms

The Amalgamated Transit Union is praising the federal government for ordering 26 unsafe bus firms to stop plying the nation's roads.

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