Labor News

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Union members swell the ranks of marchers in D.C.

"We have to be repetitive" on the issues Dr. King fought for, said Allen Silver, an organizer for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 100.

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In "right-to-work" state, T-Mobile workers struggle for right to work

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Employees at a T-Mobile call center here say they endure a constant battle against the stress that comes from unrealistic performance standards, job insecurity and humiliation.

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Join LA "listening session": Working people must be heard!

The AFL-CIO, in advance of its September convention, has issued a call for "listening sessions," a way for working people and allies to come together and add their creative ideas and strategies.

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Union flags fly along the Maine coast

There are some 6,000-plus lobster boat workers in Maine that best fit Victor Hugo's general description of them more than a century ago - toilers of the sea.

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Today in labor history: IWW's “Little Red Songbook” published

The book included famous pro-worker songs like "The Internationale" and "Solidarity Forever."

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Writers Guild to PBS: Air film on Koch brothers

The Writers Guild of America-East is demanding that a Public Broadcasting System flagship station, WNET 13 in New York, air the documentary about  the far-right oil tycoons, the  Koch brothers.

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Rural letter carriers union protests proposed cutbacks

"The Postal Service has upheld a personal and professional standard of service, delivering to every household nationwide six days a week."

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Calif. unions target Republicans on immigration reform

Thousands rallied outside the office of Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., in support of a comprehensive immigration policy.

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Union complaint leads to OSHA move against Republic Steel

A Steelworkers complaint led the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to swoop down, earlier this year, on the Republic Steel plant in Canton, Ohio.

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Pro-union panelists call for labor outreach to blacks and youth

"Our issues can be overcome.  Diversity is a great strength."

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