Labor News

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Today in labor history: Nazis destroy unions

On May 2, 1933, Adolf Hitler's storm troopers occupied all trade union headquarters across Germany, and union leaders were arrested and put in prison or concentration camps.

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Today in labor history: Germans ponder "All Quiet on the Western Front"

On December 5, 2010, hundreds left a movie theater in Berlin, mostly silent and deeply moved, though the film they had seen was first released in 1930. 

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Collective bargaining easier in Germany

The German model of collective bargaining, and what the U.S. can learn from it, was the top topic of conversation.

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Germans say Americans need “attitude shift” about work

Remaking the U.S. workforce to make it more competitive in the 21st century will take an attitude shift by companies, students, and their parents.

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Union sees AT&T buyout of T-Mobile as good for workers

AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile could open the way for unionization of the thousands of T-Mobile workers who have been denied a voice on the job.

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U.S. & German unions unite to battle T-Mobile

The Communications Workers of America and its German counterpart have teamed up to battle T-Mobile's union-busting efforts in the U.S.