Labor News

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Unions and allies jam Capitol for immigration reform

The crowd demanded Congress pass legislation providing a path to citizenship and other legal rights for the estimated 11 million undocumented people in the U.S.

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Missouri unions fight right-to-work legislation

"This is nothing more than a politically motivated attack on workers designed to eliminate your voice."

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Chiquita paid terrorists to “protect” its plantations

A lawsuit by thousands of Colombians whose relatives were killed by Chiquita's right wing squads is working its way through federal court in Florida.

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AFL-CIO, Chamber reach tentative deal on guest workers

"From making sure citizenship for the 11 million is achievable not only in theory, but in fact, to maintaining family unity, the labor movement's immigration campaign is just getting started."

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Union and community members hit Hyatt for union-busting

Unite Here Local 19, which sponsored the protest, has been struggling for union recognition at the Hyatt Santa Clara for four years.

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British union federation to push pay cap for execs

The British Trades Union Congress, the umbrella organization for that nation's unions, will push for a specific pay cap for Britain's executive class.

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Fast food workers walk out, seek living wages, union recognition

Thousands of New York City fast food workers staged a second one-day walkout from their jobs.

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Workers say city services are vital to public safety

 City workers gathered in front of City Hall April 2 with a message for City Council members starting to discuss a new two-year budget.

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Today in labor history: Memphis 1968, we remember

An assassin's bullet felled the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968. King had come to Memphis to support a strike by the city's sanitation workers.

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Today in labor history: N.J. mill strikers urged to keep fighting

Striking silk mill workers in Paterson, New Jersey were increasingly at odds with police, who repeatedly crushed their efforts to hold rallies.

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