June

Panel pushes end to secrecy on women's pay

Rampant secrecy about pay, often written into employers' rules and "employee handbooks," helps fuel pay discrimination against women on the job, a panel of equal pay advocates says.

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Philly Council passes paid sick days, will mayor sign?

Around 40 percent of all the hourly-wage workers in Philadelphia have no sick days. The bill, if it becomes law, would enable workers to earn one hour of paid sick time for every 40 hours worked.

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Union power: LA grocery workers march

Hundreds of labor, faith and community activists are demanding a fair labor contract for union grocery workers at three supermarkets in the Los Angeles area.

Labor board: Employers must prove hardship claims

The top enforcement official of the National Labor Relations Board  is telling his regional officers to look at employers' "inability to pay" claims and at specific union demands for financial data, simultaneously.

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Unions and the middle class: What’s in a name?

Defending the middle class has become a central theme in labor's fightback.

Service employees join suit vs. Georgia's anti-immigrant law

Call Georgia's anti-immigrant law  "racial profiling" that threatens to turn Georgia into "a police state."

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Recalls OK’d for three more Wis. GOP senators

The Republicans are facing the recalls because of their support for Gov. Walker's bill killing collective bargaining rights for public workers.