Labor News

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AMC Loews theatre didn't pay janitors for months

Six janitors contracted to work at the theater hadn't been paid for their work in months; when they finally spoke up, the contracting company fired them all.

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Wave of Black Friday protests expected to flood Walmarts next week

The national wave of protests, which could be the biggest yet to hit the giant retailer outlets, comes on the heels last week of the first sit down strikes in Walmart's history.

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South Bay labor charts course for post-election struggles

Despite setbacks, the mood at the meeting of the South Bay Labor Council was positive: "We need to advance our own agenda," regardless of who is in the mayor's seat.

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Today in labor history: International Labour Organization conference in D.C.

The ILO was established on the premise that universal, lasting peace could be established only if based on social justice

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Today in labor history: Puerto Rican labor organizer and feminist Luisa Capetillo born

She lived intensely: she fought for workers causes and the emancipation of women till here death..

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Walmart workers plan new round of Black Friday protests

Walmart workers have been agitating peacefully for years for pro-worker changes at the notoriously anti-worker low-paying lousy-benefits retail monster.

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Farm workers: One, two, three grapes, you're out!

Harassment, abuse, and wage theft is going on in the fields of California's Central Valley by one of the nation's largest fruit growers, Gerawan.

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Today in Labor History: Clayton Antitrust Act signed

The Act established that unions are not conspiracies under the law and freed them to legally strike, picket and boycott employers.

 

 

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Leader of 50-million member labor federation blasts Nissan in Mississippi

"We are not going away until these Nissan workers win the right to a union, as the 150,000 unionized Nissan workers elsewhere."

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N.Y. and D.C low-wage workers win big

More than 200,000 low-wage workers got big wins from New York Mayor de Blasio and the Obama administration's Labor Department.

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