Labor News

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Move to exempt minor-league ball players from minimum wage law

Maybe it's time for the minor league players to unionize, too.

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Billionaire Trump claims steelworker status

"Donald Trump stomped into my backyard just days before July 4 and claimed to be a steelworker."

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Clevelanders meet to save the postal service

Opposing a right-wing, big business privatization drive, 100 union and community activists took part in a field hearing to save the publicly-run United States Postal Service.

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EPI analyst: High court deadlock on immigration hurts all workers’ rights

Exploitative employers use the threat of hiring undocumented adults to force other workers to take lower wages and benefits.

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Auto Workers vs. Volkswagen in Chattanooga: The saga continues

The long-running saga revolving around the Auto Workers campaign to organize the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., continues.

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AFGE’s members plan 38 anti-privatization rallies coast to coast to boost VA

AFGE delegates vowed to fight for the agency: Serving the nation's veterans is "a sacred promise, a promise that will never be violated."

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Chicagoans win paid sick leave law

A coalition of workers' rights and progressive groups pushed the ordinance through the council, over the usual business opposition.

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Week-long Minnesota nurses strike part of forced walkout in three states

Hospital chains demand that its nurses virtually give up their health insurance; patient safety and quality of patient care are also top issues.

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Hospital workers in Vancouver, Wash. unionize to fight for their patients

Even the doctors are part of the bargaining unit at this small hospital in the Pacific Northwest.

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The struggle for LGBTQ workers’ rights continues

Pride at Work co-founder Nancy Wohlforth recalls how gay bartenders dumped bottles of Coors beer into the sewers; decades later, have things changed?

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