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Brooklyn Cablevision dodges ruling by going after NLRB

Brooklyn Cablevision workers voted to join the CWA and make it their bargaining representative. They've been in negotiations for a fair contract ever since then, with no success.

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Labor Department could lose almost a third of its funds

The potential cuts dismay Democrats. They also already draw an implicit veto threat from the Obama administration's Office of Management and Budget.

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Claiming respect for Constitution, GOP tries to gut NLRB

Forty-five GOP senators piously cloaked themselves in the Constitution and invoked what they claim is the intent of its framers.

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Walmart worker tells why she is striking

A busload of fellow Walmart workers along with community supporters stood with Walmart worker Lisa Lopez as she informed her store managers that she was going on strike.

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Today in labor history: Massachusetts establishes first minimum wage

Much later, in 1938, the country would get a federal minimum wage law under the Fair Labor Standards Act. But this initial law was still a powerful move.

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Union BBQs for strikers on way to Walmart shareholders meet

Union brothers and sisters and community supporters organized a barbecue for a caravan of striking Walmart workers who stopped in Orlando on May 28.

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