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LA, Long Beach port drivers forced to strike again

The drivers demand that trucking firms recognize them as employees and bargain with them if they select the Teamsters.

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Today in labor history: The 1968 Memphis sanitation strike ends

On this date in 1968, the Memphis Sanitation Strike came to an end.

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Oil industry obstinance on safety forces steelworkers to strike

Oil industry obstinance, especially its refusal to even discuss worker safety issues, forced tens of thousands of Steelworkers to strike.

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Yale strike victory celebration looks to the future

"Today it's your turn to step up to the plate and help other workers without unions organize, just as those unions stood with you 30 years ago."

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Tentative pact lets 18,000 Kaiser California nurses cancel strike

"The pact shows the chain recognizes the nurses' devotion to assuring the highest level of quality care for patients as well as protections for the nurses who deliver that care."

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Kaiser Permanente mental health workers go on strike in California

Union demonstrators picket in front of 35 Kaiser Permanente locations throughout the state on behalf of some 2,600 mental health clinicians.

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Wave of Black Friday protests expected to flood Walmarts next week

The national wave of protests, which could be the biggest yet to hit the giant retailer outlets, comes on the heels last week of the first sit down strikes in Walmart's history.

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Today in labor history: Atlanta workers engage in sit-down strike

Workers at the General Motors plant in Atlanta, Georgia participated in a sit-down strike, which was part of a greater ongoing wave of labor organizing during the 1930s.

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28 arrested so far in sit-down strikes at California Walmarts

The group was joined by hundreds of Californians who rallied outside the store in Pico Rivera, the site of the first Walmart strikes in 2012.

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Today in Labor History: Clayton Antitrust Act signed

The Act established that unions are not conspiracies under the law and freed them to legally strike, picket and boycott employers.

 

 

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