Labor News

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Canada’s Yussuff: Unions need to be in forefront on climate change

The challenge for Canadian workers adapting to climate change is to be prepared to find new ways of doing business.

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African union leader sees similarities with U.S. South

"We have to join together to fight this capitalist scourge; people are living as slaves and children are being used as laborers."

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Las Vegas Trump hotel workers vote to unionize

"My coworkers and I need fair wages, good benefits, and job security at the Trump Las Vegas."

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Unions and allies stage sit-in at Paris climate talks

Unions and allies are staging a sit-in at COP 21 following the release of the Draft Paris Outcome. 

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Despite vicious opposition, Chattanooga workers are unionizing

In the face of corporation opposition, skilled workers at the Volkswagen plant voted for UAW to become their collective bargaining representative, a step toward unionization of the whole plant.

 

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COP 21: Unions sow the seeds of labor to yield green jobs

Labor leaders presented real plans and logical solutions for creating clean jobs that sustain the labor movement and reduce or eliminate harm to the environment.

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Workers and their union, SEIU, fight for housing at "pop-up" Thanksgiving

It was to shine a light on how working families are affected negatively by the high cost of living in the city and the lack of livable wages.

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New federal education aid bill: Teachers unions weigh in

NEA, AFT, and AFSA lobbied their lawmakers long and hard to change the No Child Left Behind law.

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High court tackles four important cases involving workers, unions

The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to drastically rewrite not just labor law, but working conditions in the U.S.

 

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Today in labor history: Joe Hill ain’t never died

On this day, one hundred years ago, the legendary working-class troubadour Joe Hill was executed by a firing squad.

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