Labor News

Oklahoma repeals collective bargaining for city workers

Oklahoma is expected to pass a measure that would repeal the rights of non-uniformed state employees to bargain for their wages and working conditions.

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Drive opens to repeal union-busting Ohio law

Tens of thousands of petitions are hitting the streets of Ohio to repeal Senate Bill 5, a drastic union-busting law led by the Republican-controlled state legislature and signed by Gov. John Kasich.

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Florida labor fights “paycheck protection”

Florida's labor movement is fighting against a bill, supported by the state's Chamber of Commerce and legislature, that would strip public sector unions of their right to engage in political activity.

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State workers tell Missouri lawmakers: Stop stealing from us

Hundreds rallied in Jefferson City at Missouri's State Capitol building against "right to work" and paycheck deception legislation.

Bishops support collective bargaining

Ohio's bishops are calling for their state's governor and legislature not to remove the right to collective bargaining for public workers, adding " the economy exists for the person, not the person for the economy."

Ohio labor vows to fight anti-labor bill

Massive rallies and town hall meetings in Ohio are underway as state lawmakers move to pass an anti-labor bill that would end 28 years of collective bargaining rights and break public employee unions.

Ashtabula workers give GOP rep an earful

During a town hall meeting in Ohio this week hundreds of community and labor activists rallied against a Republican-led state senate bill that would destroy collective bargaining rights for public workers.

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Pro-union rallies spread, message deepens

For many who feel the country has been hijacked by corporate power the union democratic  model is appealing.

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Republicans target labor

Before the dust had settled on the 2010 elections, the Chamber of Commerce, the corporate-secret-donor political action committees and the far right began to move into attack mode against the labor movement. After all, they expect a good return on the hundreds of millions of dollars they spent buying Congress.

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Jobless jeer GOP Kirk on economy

CHICAGO - "Thirteen hundred teachers have been laid off in Chicago, put on unemployment, their houses and cars being taken and what do we have? Mark Kirk is up there hiding!

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