Labor News

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Labor movement stepping up its fight against racism

"If we are to succeed, the full range of working peoples' voices must be heard in the internal processes of our movement."

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Labor Spotlight: "My work speaks louder than other peoples' opinions do."

An interview with Theresa King, the first woman ever to be elected as President of the Florida Building and Construction Trades.

 

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Unions talk tactics on battling impact of Friedrichs court case

"There's a lots of candor and a lot of mutual trust. There's a widespread recognition that we're all in this together."

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While violating worker rights, Trump takes Las Vegas

Participants in the Republican caucuses ignored Trump's violation of worker rights and gave him a double-digit victory.

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Unions pulling support from pro-TPP Democratic lawmakers

"It's a question of, 'do you have a Democrat who votes like a Republican or a Republican who votes like a Republican."

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Some 23 unions announce support for Clinton

"Secretary Clinton has proven herself as a fighter and champion working people and their families need in the White House."

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Nurses union says for them it’s Sanders all the way

RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of the National Nurses Union, said that for her union, for now at least, it's "Bernie or Bust."

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Labor leaders say unions will unite behind one candidate in 2016

The federation is holding off on an endorsement at this time while some of its unions work for Clinton and others for Sanders. 

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Justice Dept. to prosecutors: Tackle job safety crimes, other abuses

The point is to make violations of job safety more costly to errant companies, hopefully deterring the firms from breaking the law in the first place.

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Unions demand that Senate consider Obama’s Supreme Court nominee

Union leaders said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can't pick and choose which presidential election determines when to fill a Supreme Court vacancy.

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