Labor News

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Labor movement vows to challenge bigotry, bridge racial divisions

With the country facing serious questions of racial justice, the labor movement hopes to foster dialogue and solidarity.

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Low-paid workers stage another mass walkout

The protests attracted hundreds of thousands of people in 320 cities, including unionists who back the low-paid workers. 

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Verizon working families strike for better workplace

After months of negotiations with the telecommunications giant, they've decided to take a stand to create a better workplace.

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Verizon giveback demands force 39,000 on East Coast out on strike

"Verizon made $39 billion in profits over the last three years, but the company is still insisting on givebacks that would devastate our jobs."

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For these new Chicago teachers, April 1 strike was all about students

Chicago teachers went on strike to protest Bruce Rauner and the budget crisis, which threatens public schools and state universities.

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Lilly Ledbetter tells union women about ongoing struggle for equal pay

Despite some gains in recent years, women still face a tough road to equal pay.

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NY state raises minimum wage to $15, enacts paid family leave

An increasing list of states, tired of GOP-ordered dysfunction in D.C., have raised their minimums.

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NLRB rules Unite Here won vote at Trump Las Vegas casino

"We voted for a union so we could negotiate a fair contract with Mr. Trump."

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Chicago Teachers fire back: “We have had it!” (with video)

Labor and community organizers worked tirelessly throughout the day to stage events that engaged the community in vibrant ways.

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Even before new $15/hour minimum wage signed, California workers celebrated

The celebrations began early, even as California's new minimum wage law was still racing through the state legislature last week.

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