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Locked capitol doors lead to Michigan unions’ right-to-work lawsuit

The long-running war over Michigan's controversial, Republican-engineered "Right to Work" (for less) laws is headed to court.

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Oregon transit workers ratify first pact in 10 years

Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 in Portland, Ore., ratified a new union contract at the area transit agency, TriMet.

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Walmart workers react to New York Times expose on understaffing

In response to the New York Times story today, Walmart workers are again calling for full-time hours and better scheduling.

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Today in labor history: Socialist denied seat in Congress

On this day in 1919 Victor Berger, the first socialist elected to the U.S. Congress was denied his seat.

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Today in labor history: IWW comic strip Mr. Block appears

The character with a wooden block head and no class consciousness was created by Ernest Riebe and commemorated in a song written by Joe Hill.

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Voters speak: A resounding victory for paid sick days nationwide

The lesson from Tuesday could not be clearer: No worker should have to choose between missing a day's pay and caring for their health.

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Teamsters, human rights groups demand justice for Gilberto Soto

The Teamsters and 14 human rights groups bought a full-page ad about Soto's case in El Salvador's largest paper, La Prensa Grafica.

 

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New Orleans union teachers to take case to U.S. Supreme Court

The 7,500 union teachers and staff, fired after the state took over the schools following Hurricane Katrina, are taking their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Today in Native history: Miami, Potawatomi resistance and removal

This day in history, the Miamis signed a treaty with the United States in 1838 ceding practically all of its lands south of the Wabash River in Indiana.

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Trumka: Voters said they were “desperate” for new economic life

"The fact of the matter is that people are disillusioned by endless political bickering and eyed these elections with great dispirit."

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