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Iowa public employee unions rally for Clinton

One unionist said, "I like Bernie. I like what he has to say, but I think Hillary is far and above in knowledge."

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CWA: Deutsche Telekom faces rising pressure over T-Mobile misconduct

Not only are CWA and ver.di demanding that DT force its U.S. T-Mobile managers to obey U.S. labor law, but so are U.S. lawmakers and major investors.

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Rolando: Unions, postal customers agree on key USPS reform provisions

Postal unions and USPS customers agree on key provisions of a planned postal reform bill.

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Outsourcing firms that replace workers being sued over Disney IT workers in Florida

Disney workers were told by management they were being fired, but that they had 90 days to train the visa-holders as their replacements.

“Ramp up our pay,” demand Seattle baggage handlers

It's about fairness as much as the money, a baggage handler says; "I have to follow the law, why shouldn't they?"

Teacher sickouts close almost all Detroit schools

Nearly all Detroit Public Schools (DPS) are closed Wednesday, as teacher sickouts which began last week continue.

The "Right-to-Work" movement's attack on women workers

If strong public sector union jobs are eroded as a result of the right-to-work movement's attack, this will be an added setback for women's economic status in the U.S.

Construction workers killed on the job, manager goes to jail

On Christmas Eve 2009, when the scaffolding they were working on broke in half, four workers were not wearing safety lines and fell thirteen floors.

Trumka on race and class: "When they divide us, they can beat us"

AFL-CIO's annual Martin Luther King Conference, a 3-day event from Jan. 15-17 in D.C., was entitled "Change The Rules, Be The Power"

How the Oscars began as a tool for union-avoidance

Everyone's heard of the Academy Awards, but few know the anti-union origins of its sponsor.