Labor News

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SEIU's Henry: Unions need new approaches to attract youth

The nation's unions need new approaches to recruit and retain younger workers, Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry says.

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Union leader calls Ryan budget a monster out to maul government workers

"What's another term for an insatiable monster hell-bent on savagely devouring everything in its sight?  The Ryan Budget."

Management actions at New York transit unite workers

The situation at the Central Electronics shop of New York City Transit, under the yoke of a vicious anti-union management, has reached a boiling point.

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Missouri workers fight anti-union legislation

"HB 1617 is a patronizing bill that doesn't treat state workers like adults, it treats them like children who don't know what they are doing when they sign an authorization card to join a union."

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Students support successful union drive for campus workers

Cafeteria workers, angry at cuts made by management, approached Local 1000 in Grapevine, who sent organizers and the new leader of the Young Workers Council to the university.

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AFL-CIO leads demonstration for minimum wage hike outside Heritage Foundation

 The labor movement turned up the heat today on opponents of a minimum wage increase by gathering outside of the Heritage Foundation.

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What Target says in new video is not what Target means

Target has long been anti-union, and it has a new version of its hilarious propaganda video meant to scare workers away from organizing for a voice on the job.

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Postal unions sign cooperation pact, prepare for joint April 24 actions

The target will be schemes to cut postal services, end Saturday pickup and delivery, and fire or let go by attrition hundreds of thousands of workers.

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College athletes can unionize, NLRB says

A federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.

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Regulatory oversight weak in aftermath of Texas City oil plant blast

But OSHA is so short-staffed, say the Steel Workers who represent the workers at Texas City that an average U.S. refinery would get a PSM inspection once every 120 years.

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