Labor News

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Auto workers face tough battle in contract talks

With the current contract set to expire, contract negotiations for the 110,000 members of the United Auto Workers at Ford, GM and Chrysler opened.

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Auto comeback celebrated, but there’s a cost

President Obama visited a General Motors in Hamtramck and a Chrysler plant in Detroit Friday to celebrate the auto companies' comeback - but the comback has come with a cost.

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Workers demand Chase stop Michigan foreclosures

The growing movement to "bail out the people, not the banks" came a step closer to being reality during a rally this past Friday at the United States Social Forum (USSF).

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Labor anger and determination resound at Social Forum march

DETROIT - Labor made its presence felt at the U.S. Social Forum on Wednesday at a lively march and rally in the center of this ravaged city, calling for jobs and an end to cuts in city services.

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The guy who delivers your mail takes a labor history tour

 More of us, those who labor for a living, need to understand our roots. Let me grab a beer as I take you on a field trip.

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