Labor News

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Pride at Work protests gay group's endorsement of Walmart

"A  war on worker rights to come together and fight for a voice on the job is being waged by corporations that HRC asks the LGBT community to celebrate."

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Five top union leaders endorse Iran nuclear arms control pact

"Obama promised to choose diplomacy and engagement over conflict; by working to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran, he has helped to fulfill that pledge."

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Machinists endorse Clinton

Machinist leaders unanimously endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, making IAM the second union to do so.

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Farmworker rebellion spreads along almost the entire Pacific coast

The strawberries, blackberries and blueberries sold everyday in U.S. supermarkets are largely picked by indigenous families speaking the same ancient languages.

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Media unions “heartsick” over journalists murdered doing their job

"Work-related shootings are not uncommon; we in the media sector are gravely concerned about this issue and committed to helping build safe workplaces."

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Court upholds federal minimum wage, overtime pay for home health care workers

The workers hailed the judges' decision, saying it would bring them out of the low-paying shadows many now toil in.

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AFL-CIO backs legislation to curb execs’ revolving door to D.C.

"Hard-working families can't afford to have the financial industry and government creating a cozy relationship that allows Wall Street to write its own rules."

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ATU: “A Common-Sense Bus Safety Proposal”

Putting intercity bus drivers under federal overtime pay laws would raise their pay, lower their fatigue, and cut fatal bus crashes and deaths.

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Rail workers score big safety win in California

Rail unions have been pushing for two-person crews while rail carriers have been pushing for just one, an engineer.

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Video: Despite anti-union attacks, steelworkers rally for contract, justice

United Steelworkers (USW) union members and allies demonstrated this past week in two separate rallies for a fair contract for workers who produce steel.

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