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Globalized economy might help Mississippi Nissan workers win union vote

Nissan workers have travelled twice from Mississippi to France to show government officials there proof of Nissan's illegal anti-union tactics.

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Years of organizing at CUNY yields wins for workers

Thousands of workers at the City University of New York's 24 campuses will see improvements in their pay and benefits.

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Love and solidarity on tap for Pulse workers in Orlando

It was not only the 49 lives that were snuffed out by bullets last Sunday; the jobs of all surviving employees at Pulse were also casualties.

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Connecticut AFL-CIO: "We need an inclusion revolution"

"To restore our country, to make America great again, we need an inclusion revolution."

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Domestic workers see gains, yet struggle for decent work

"I do housework, cooking, gardening, take care of the children," said domestic worker Amma, who is forced to sleep in a garage; "I receive insults like, 'You are an animal.'"

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Union leaders express outrage at Orlando massacre, sympathy for victims and families

"I don't know where to begin. Fifty dead, many more wounded, in the worst mass shooting in American history. I am sick and heartbroken."

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Cleveland teachers battle excessive testing mandates

"They don't want to face up to the real problem of poverty and generations of structural inequality."

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Teachers report: 2016 presidential campaign scares kids

The Southern Poverty Law Center surveyed over 2,000 teachers, who say kids are experiencing fear and stress over the Right's agenda.

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Court says workers can't be forced to sign mandatory arbitration clauses

Abstract: Forcing workers to sign away their right to sue or join class action lawsuits against employers violates the National Labor Relations Act, says the 7th Circuit.

 

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Covered Bridge potato chip strike ends in “tremendous victory”

Outlasting the boss who said, "Screw you and your f*cking union," potato chip workers in New Brunswick just scored a major win.

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