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Workers see sugar lockout as part of bigger anti-union push

Workers believe that American Crystal Sugar has locked out 1,300 employees  at seven plants in three states in order to take advantage of the nationwide attacks on unions.

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45,000 Verizon workers strike over company greed

The 45,000 strikers walked off the job this weekend because the company has refused to budge since negotiations began July 22.

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1,300 locked out sugar workers fight for jobs, families

Workers are locked outside company gates as their union battles an employer they say is determined to slash health benefits and weaken job security.

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Verizon workers to take strike vote July 25 (video)

Verizon workers and retirees face the fight of their lives, as the profitable telecom corporation tries to take back every hard-earned benefit.

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Hundreds join Congress Hotel strikers at 8th Anniversary rally

Sixty workers who have been on strike at Chicago's Congress Hotel  for eight years were joined June 15 by hundreds of supporters at a rally outside the hotel.

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Machinists rally to save job security

Hundreds of Machinist union members and their supporters ralled for job security Tuesday in front of the IAM Lodge 1746 plant, across from Pratt & Whitney's sprawling main production facility in East Hartford, Conn.

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Picket line chants tell worker's stories

Health care workers at four Spectrum nursing homes in Connecticut who have been on strike since April 15 hold a rally.

Workers shut down biggest East Coast port

Longshore workers were proud of solidarity actions they took - which shut down the East Coast's biggest port - by refusing to cross the picket lines their brother and sister workers from Philadelphia set up

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Mott’s strike takes national stage

As of August 30, the 300 workers at the Mott's plant in Williamson, N.Y., have been on strike for 100 days.

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College grad adds union organizing to job as a laundry hauler

 Unorganized California  hotel workers stage a one-day strike.

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