Labor News

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Coalition of Immokalee Workers call for boycott of Wendy’s

Wendy's is still refusing to sign the CIW's Fair Food agreement; readers can sign the petition and join the boycott.

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Calif. grocery workers approve new contract with raises, retirement protections, improved scheduling

"This contract is a victory for our members, and secures their wages, retirement security, and control over their schedules."

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New Jersey public pensions battle goes down to the wire

The pension battle began several years ago when Christie claimed the state not only wouldn't pay its part of the pensions, but couldn't afford to do so.

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UFCW: Tentative deal reached with Ralphs and Vons/Albertsons

"We are happy to say that the corporate owners of Ralphs and Vons/Albertsons have agreed to a proposed contract."

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UN human rights official cites attacks on worker rights in U.S.

"Racism and the exclusion, persecution, and marginalization that come with it, affect the enabling environment for the exercise of association and assembly rights."

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Connecticut low wage workers testify for $15 an hour

"I have seen firsthand over the decades the erosion of the middle class in my hometown of Bridgeport, as the income gap has widened more deeply here than almost anywhere else."

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Trump hotel workers picket as boss gets GOP nomination

The man who declares he'll "Make America great again!" refuses to make low-paid workers at the casino great.

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Details of Dem draft platform reveal many strong pro-worker planks

"Donald Trump may talk tough, but he has consistently outsourced his own products. American workers deserve better."

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EPI analyst: High court deadlock on immigration hurts all workers’ rights

Exploitative employers use the threat of hiring undocumented adults to force other workers to take lower wages and benefits.

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Chicagoans win paid sick leave law

A coalition of workers' rights and progressive groups pushed the ordinance through the council, over the usual business opposition.

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