Labor News

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Outsourcing firms that replace workers being sued over Disney IT workers in Florida

Disney workers were told by management they were being fired, but that they had 90 days to train the visa-holders as their replacements.

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Workers of San Quintin Valley: No longer willing to be invisible

Thousands of workers - who pick strawberries and tomatoes for the US market - went on a two-week strike in protest over their poverty wages.

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Steelworkers, ExxonMobil, CalOSHA start talks on Torrance refinery explosion

"Things are going fine" in the talks with ExxonMobil, "but it's a slow process."

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Teacher sickouts close almost all Detroit schools

Nearly all Detroit Public Schools (DPS) are closed Wednesday, as teacher sickouts which began last week continue.

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Connecticut’s Annual Amistad Awards Rally calls for justice for all

The exciting "Justice for All" People's World Amistad Awards set the tone for the big battles of 2016 in Connecticut.

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The top 10 child labor stories of 2015

There were plenty of ups and downs in the fight against child labor last year; let's look at 10 highs and lows.

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Potato chip boss to workers: “Screw you and your f**king union”

Supporters of the striking workers are being asked not to buy Covered Bridge chips until the company returns to negotiations.

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Trumka takes on Trump

Richard  Trumka remarked, "We deserve better" than Donald Trump's racism.

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NLRB casting jaundiced eye against forced arbitrations

If you signed an employment contract in the past 15 years, you likely also signed away your rights to sue your employer if you get fired for bad reasons.

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News Guild’s Lunzer: Court ruling could chill First Amendment

"The Chicago Sun-Times is being punished for doing exactly what a news organization is supposed to do: Hold the people in power to account."

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