Labor News

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Media unions “heartsick” over journalists murdered doing their job

"Work-related shootings are not uncommon; we in the media sector are gravely concerned about this issue and committed to helping build safe workplaces."

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Court upholds federal minimum wage, overtime pay for home health care workers

The workers hailed the judges' decision, saying it would bring them out of the low-paying shadows many now toil in.

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AFL-CIO backs legislation to curb execs’ revolving door to D.C.

"Hard-working families can't afford to have the financial industry and government creating a cozy relationship that allows Wall Street to write its own rules."

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ATU: “A Common-Sense Bus Safety Proposal”

Putting intercity bus drivers under federal overtime pay laws would raise their pay, lower their fatigue, and cut fatal bus crashes and deaths.

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Rail workers score big safety win in California

Rail unions have been pushing for two-person crews while rail carriers have been pushing for just one, an engineer.

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Video: Despite anti-union attacks, steelworkers rally for contract, justice

United Steelworkers (USW) union members and allies demonstrated this past week in two separate rallies for a fair contract for workers who produce steel.

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Nevada unions to Trump: pay your hotel’s workers fair wages

As far as Nevada's unions are concerned, Donald Trump should put his money where his mouth is.

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Thousands protest Koch Brothers convention in Ohio

"Too many people have fought too hard, for too long, under tough conditions, for us to allow a handful of greedy billionaires to steal our democracy."

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Today in labor history: United Farm Workers launch the lettuce boycott

Forty-five years ago on this date, UFW Organizing Committee leader César Chávez called for a consumer boycott of lettuce.

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Black union leaders speak out on labor movement’s future

A new 35-page white paper, "A Future for Workers: A Contribution From Black Labor," was released by the Black Labor Collaborative.

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