Labor News

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New UAW president vows “social justice” unionism

United Auto Workers' new president, Bob King, pledges to fight for jobs and justice for all Americans.

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Young labor activists to meet in Washington, D.C.

Young activists and union workers are expected to meet in Washington, D.C., June 10-13, during a national young workers summit hosted by the AFL-CIO.

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Protesters address Ohio Union's design and employee treatment

Chants and drumbeats rang outside the new Ohio Union as two groups took advantage of the opening ceremonies Monday to draw attention to two very different issues.

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"Arrest insurance execs for criminal activity," health care supporters demand

Some 5,000 activists demanding "Health Care Now!" descended on the nation's capital March 9 to call for the arrest of the nation's leading health insurance executives.

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Republic Windows heroes continue the good fight

Armando Robles, president of UE Local 1110 sat down with the People's World to reflect how life has changed since the sit-in.

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Unions battle proposed health benefit tax

A major union leader, commenting on CBO  claims that employers will pass along, in the form of raises, cost savings that result from a tax on workers' health benefits said today that, "They may also believe in the tooth fairy."

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Joy and inspiration mark Chicago People’s World banquet

Enjoying great music, food and politics, a full house celebrated the 22nd Annual People's World Banquet Dec. 6 at the Parthenon Restaurant.

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New Haven People’s World Amistad award celebration big success

The diverse and inspired overflow crowd stayed to the end of the remarkable celebration of People's World Amistad Award honorees Anna Montalvo, Gwen Mills and Art Perry.

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Workers fight back vs. wage theft

SAN FRANCISCO - "Wage theft" may not yet be a household word, but it's a constant, dismal reality for millions across the U.S.

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Recess rallies take place in Big Sky country

Montanans, labor ready to take on ‘mob rule,’ push for health care reform When you organize in Montana expect to spend a lot of time on the road. That’s what a coalition of health care reform organizations, rural associations and labor unions are doing this month to demonstrate the mass support health care reform – including a public option – has in the state.

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