Labor News

Workers charge Target uses threats, illegal actions

Workers lost a unionization vote at a Target store on New York's Long Island June 17. But UFCW is continuing the fight.

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Bus drivers fed up, locked out, then fired

On June 13, the bus drivers of AFSCME Local 3001, who drive the Arlington County, Va., buses, made the declaration that they have had enough.

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Jokers and facts explain "union advantage" at new website

Collectivebargainingfacts.com features comic videos, a Real Jokers quiz and  hard facts on why unions are good for working people.

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It's union time at America's airports!

After a ten-year struggle, 40,000 workers at 450 airports across the nation are celebrating today after choosing the AFGE as their union and sole bargaining agent.

 

Labor board rules would make it easier to unionize

The National Labor Relations Board proposed new rules this week that address a major problem the Employee Free Choice Act was designed to solve.

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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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