Labor News

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Push for 1 million Ohioans against SB 5

We Are Ohio announced Friday that 714,000 signatures had already been collected, more than triple the required amount, in the drive to repeal the anti-worker law.

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Unions hit GOP "verification" scheme

AFL-CIO President Trumka and Service Employees Secretary-Treasurer Medina are blasting the GOP's latest anti-worker gambit: Forcing firms to use a faulty employee verification scheme, called "E-verify."

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Unions take fight vs. Walker bill to federal court

Wisconsin AFL-CIO head Phil Neuenfeldt assailed the state Supreme Court for reinstating the union-busting law, called the ruling "an affront to our democracy."

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Union power: LA grocery workers march

Hundreds of labor, faith and community activists are demanding a fair labor contract for union grocery workers at three supermarkets in the Los Angeles area.

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Attacks on NLRB are attacks on working families

Why have Republicans and tea partiers gotten so riled up about the NLRB? Answer: Because it's doing its job.

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Texas AFL-CIO meet was bright spot in dark sky

Labor leaders in Texas came together to renew the call for jobs, livable wages, human services and democratic reforms for state workers and workers across the nation.

Labor board: Employers must prove hardship claims

The top enforcement official of the National Labor Relations Board  is telling his regional officers to look at employers' "inability to pay" claims and at specific union demands for financial data, simultaneously.

IKEA says it's ready to talk

After receiving 20,000 complaints from people angry about how it treats its workers here, IKEA has agreed to meet with the union trying to organize them.

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“Greed on steroids” at Missouri water company

American Water made $268 million in profits last year and paid its top seven executives a combined $12.5 million, but wants big cuts from workers, the union says.

Federal agency to probe Delta flight attendants vote

The National Mediation Board acted in response to evidence brought by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA

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