Labor News

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Billionaire casino owner Adelson takes aim at unions

Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire owner of The Venetian and Palazzo casinos, says his new target is collective bargaining.

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Today in labor history: Starving farmers demand food

In the depths of the Great Depression, some 500 farmers marched into the town of England, Ark., to demand food for their starving families.

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Courts remain key to advancing workers’ rights

If you think courts aren't important to workers, then unions in Wisconsin, Alaska and Texas have a blunt message for you: Wrong.

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Today in Labor History: first black speaker of Mississippi legislature elected

On this day, in 1872 John Roy Lynch, an African American former slave, was elected speaker of the Mississippi House.

Supreme Court tackles "who is a supervisor?"

Supervisors, as agents of firms, must not discriminate or harass - or stop it when it occurs.

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Labor’s year in headlines

A review of these headlines does more than just take one down memory lane.

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