Labor News

NHL lockout is major labor struggle

This is the fourth sports lockout within the last two years. It is the third lockout and fourth labor stoppage for NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.

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Video: Nationwide actions greet Walmart on Black Friday

Actions ranged from picket lines to in-store actions.

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Indy stands up for Walmart workers

Nearly 40 community and union members showed up at an East Side Walmart here to show solidarity with the store's workers.

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Unions focus ads on “fiscal cliff” issues

"The voters spoke loud and clear and rejected any cuts in Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security."

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Las Vegas Teamsters beat Coke decertification attempt

Coca-Cola's attempt to get rid of the Teamsters and a union contract in Las Vegas fizzled out like so much bad soda.

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Walmart workers strike on Black Friday

The walkout was one of dozens against the retail giant across the nation protesting Walmart's bully tactics aimed at silencing the "OUR Walmart" worker upsurge.

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Oakland port and airport workers strike over unfair labor practices

The night before the strike, hundreds of port workers, union and community supporters gathered at the airport to launch the action.

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OURWalmart and allies protest Walmart in Orlando

Walmart workers and labor and community allies held a protest at an east Orlando Walmart on Black Friday. The action was one of hundreds organized around the country.

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Mo. janitors fight poverty wages

The janitors wore giant back and white photos draped around their chests and back as they marched and chanted "What's disgusting? Union busting! What's outrageous? Poverty wages!"

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Farmworkers, allies demand Publix sign agreement with Immokalee workers

More than a dozen actions were planned at Publix stores mostly in Florida, along with actions around the country.

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