Labor News

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Connecticut low wage workers testify for $15 an hour

"I have seen firsthand over the decades the erosion of the middle class in my hometown of Bridgeport, as the income gap has widened more deeply here than almost anywhere else."

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AFGE leader calls GOP plan for federal workers a “spoils” system

"The platform advocates such profound changes to the terms of government employment that it would bring to end the merit-based, apolitical civil service system."

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Trump hotel workers picket as boss gets GOP nomination

The man who declares he'll "Make America great again!" refuses to make low-paid workers at the casino great.

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Unions can organize temps alongside permanent workers

The ruling by the National Labor Relations Board means that employers can no longer use temps as a union avoidance tactic.

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NLRB judge rejects union’s complaint about AT&T button ban, then allows the button

The full NLRB itself ruled last year the banned button did not break labor law.

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“Taking a man’s job”: Video tells story about gender and workplace

The first journeywoman cable splicer in the Midwest for AT&T speaks out about gender discrimination.

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Cleveland labor leaders build opposition to Trump’s anti-worker policies

"We want people to know the real Cleveland. Just because the Republicans spew hatred here doesn't mean they are speaking for us."

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Cleveland unions blast GOP on eve of their convention

"All working people should be alarmed by Trump.  He represents a real danger to our living standards and well-being."

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Nurses union asks OSHA for workplace violence standard

National Nurses United has formally petitioned OSHA to pass a new standard that would help prevent violent attacks on healthcare workers.

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More data to be collected on wage thieves who want federal contracts

Federal contracting officers will begin receiving data on prospective contractors' wage theft records.

 

 

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