Labor News

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Immigrant rights, anti-police brutality groups unite for May 1

We were solidly united together; one of the speakers in the park called it "capitalism's worst nightmare!"

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Port drivers out on strike, demand companies follow law

Drivers gathered before sunrise, carrying signs and wearing reflective safety vests as they began picketing company trucks.

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May Day solidarity marches bring thousands to LA streets

Marchs were held all over LA in support of worker rights, immigration reform, lives matter, police transparency, economic rights, and civil rights.

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May Day 2015: an international affair

On May 1, 2015 in Chicago, the community gathered around the memorial for the Haymarket Martyrs.

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Today in labor history: “The Song of the Wage-Slave” for May Day

"The land is the landlord's, the trader's is the sea, the ore the usurer's coffer fills - but what remains for me?"

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May Day: Workers of the world unite for a better life!

"This is a day to protest against bad conditions for working people and join together to fight for a better world."

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Teachers union leaders split as panel starts rewriting education law

Leaders of the nation's two large teachers' unions are split on a bipartisan effort by a key Senate committee to rewrite the federal aid-to-education law.

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Berkeley demonstration for $15 at site of 60’s Free Speech Movement

Low wage workers were joined by dozens of area unions and community organizations in a massive demonstration for $15 and a union.

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Steelworkers' Gerard rules out GOP presidential hopefuls

Steelworkers are known for their political savvy and impressive organizing around political and economic issues.

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Today in history: Dolores Huerta is born in 1930

In 1962, Dolores Huerta and César Chávez launched the National Farm Workers Association; Huerta's organizing skills were essential to its growth.

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