Labor News

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Thousands across the nation march in “Fight For 15 NOW!” picketlines

"It is important to raise the wages for all of us: on payday workers may be able to pay the rent but can't pay for food."

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Turncoat Missouri state legislators slammed on anti-worker vote

"It's the height of hypocrisy to accept voluntary contributions from hardworking union members and then turn their backs on the unions."

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American Postal Workers union endorses Bernie Sanders

"Politics as usual has not worked. It's time for a political revolution."

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Report details retirement insecurity for workers, decadent pensions for CEOs

It results from the persistent demand by CEOs that all wealth get deposited in their pockets.

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Fast food workers wage biggest-ever strike Nov. 10

Fast-food workers will wage their biggest-ever strike Tuesday - one year from Election Day - with walkouts hitting a record 270 cities from Detroit to Denver. 

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Today in labor history: The CIO is created in 1935

The creation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations was announced 80 years ago on this day.

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Gateway Arch builders remember their accomplishment 50 years later

What they built was something special, and union workers are erecting a development to revitalize the surrounding area.

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After first look at full TPP text, union leaders give pact thumbs down

Union leaders gave the 12-nation treaty an initial thumbs down as being too pro-corporate and not guaranteeing workers' rights.

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Campaign exposes widespread abuses of poultry industry workers

Poultry workers in the United States suffer high rates of injury, earn poverty level wages and work in a climate of fear.

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Fifty professors arrested at City University of New York protest

"The future of our students' education is at stake. Our action today is part of a long struggle for racial and educational justice."

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