Labor News

Union gets second chance for vote after company shenanigans

It's a classic case showing how employers manipulate voter lists to defeat union organizing drives, but the NLRB has given workers a second chance at winning representation.

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Transport union defends members in airline bankruptcy

The Transport Workers "will do everything possible" to vigorously protect 23,400 members who work for American Airlines and its American Eagle subsidiary as the carrier goes through bankruptcy, officials say.

A win for labor in Minnesota Senate race

Despite low voter turnout, Chris Eaton polled a majority in each of the district's 22 precincts, earning at least 53 percent in every precinct. She won 60 percent or more in 13 precincts.

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New York City Opera contract talks in crisis

New York City Opera, one of the city's cultural treasures, stood at a crossroads this week, after contract talks broke down Nov. 30 between management and its two main unions.

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Republicans plan FAA shutdown to bust unions

Republican union busters are planning, just in time for the holidays, a shut down of the Federal Aviation Administration.

Mediation board rejects AFA complaint of Delta interference

The ruling apparently ends AFA-CWA's third try to organize flight attendants at the "new Delta." The NMB's decision bitterly disappointed AFA.

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Scott Walker not welcome in Chicago (with video)

Wisconsin's union busting governor Scott Walker came to Chicago last week and labor, community and Occupy Chicago reminded him the Windy City is a union town.

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In Ohio town, Solidarity Day rally vows to repeal SB 5

Hundreds rallied on the courthouse lawn in Newark, Ohio, on Oct. 30, "Solidarity Day," calling for repeal of Ohio's union-busting SB 5 law.

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We Are One Illinois fights back

Thousands of union members overflowed the Illinois Statehouse to defend their pensions and collective bargaining rights.

Right-to-work scheme rears its head in Indiana again

A GOP scheme to make Indiana into a so-called "Right to Work" state, crippling unions by allowing thousands of workers to be freeloaders, has reared its head in the Hoosier State - again.

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