Labor News

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Walmart workers sound alarm on hunger issues, announce Black Friday plans

"The fight against income inequality starts at Walmart. We are proud to stand with Walmart workers this Black Friday to speak out for fair pay and respect."

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Ahead of Black Friday, Walmart workers brief Capitol Hill lawmakers

"With Walmart's low-wages and hectic schedules, too many Walmart workers are left on the edge of poverty."

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On-site report from LA Walmart sit-in

History was made on Thursday, Nov. 13, when Walmart workers took part in the first sit-ins in the store's history to demand $15 an hour and full-time work.

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Walmart workers begin first in-store sitdown strike in company history

"I'm sitting down on strike today to protest Walmart's illegal fear tactics and to send a message to management and the Waltons that they can't continue to silence us!"

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AFL-CIO's Samuel: Expect congressional attacks on workers rights

Expect wide and various attacks on workers rights from a totally Republican-run 114h Congress, AFL-CIO Legislative Director Bill Samuel warns.

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Locked capitol doors lead to Michigan unions’ right-to-work lawsuit

The long-running war over Michigan's controversial, Republican-engineered "Right to Work" (for less) laws is headed to court.

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Oregon transit workers ratify first pact in 10 years

Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 in Portland, Ore., ratified a new union contract at the area transit agency, TriMet.

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Walmart workers react to New York Times expose on understaffing

In response to the New York Times story today, Walmart workers are again calling for full-time hours and better scheduling.

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Voters speak: A resounding victory for paid sick days nationwide

The lesson from Tuesday could not be clearer: No worker should have to choose between missing a day's pay and caring for their health.

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NLRB rejects right-to-work crowd’s attempt to use health care ruling vs. union drive

The case involves the SEIU's attempt to organize contingent faculty at Pacific Lutheran University.

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