Labor News

Labor board sides with Red Cross workers

The Red Cross is trying to drive down the wages and benefits of its unionized workers.

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Concert in tribute to Anne Feeney a big success

Hundreds gathered in New York to honor activist and folk singer Anne Feeny during a night filled with music and appreciation for her life's work.

Union strength grows at Illinois universities

University employees and students in Chicago and at colleges throughout Illinois are stepping up union campaigns and ready to strike for their collective bargaining rights.

Oklahoma repeals collective bargaining for city workers

Oklahoma is expected to pass a measure that would repeal the rights of non-uniformed state employees to bargain for their wages and working conditions.

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Drive opens to repeal union-busting Ohio law

Tens of thousands of petitions are hitting the streets of Ohio to repeal Senate Bill 5, a drastic union-busting law led by the Republican-controlled state legislature and signed by Gov. John Kasich.

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Arizona unions and basketball fans support Wisconsin

Tucson unions put on a strong show of solidarity with Wisconsin recently by showing up at the University of Arizona's McKale Center before the University of Wisconsin basketball team took to the court in a second round game of the NCAA tournament.

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Video: Chicago federal workers slam budget cuts

Over 200  federal workers and their supporters used their lunch hour on March 16th to protest budget cuts.

Jefferson rally protests union busting bill

Huddling under a sea of umbrellas on a cold, rainy day, hundreds of union workers and their supporters rallied while chanting "Union Yes" and singing "Which side are you on."

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Wisconsin says: We will win this fight!

"We will win! We will win!" That was the chant of an exuberant crowd of over 150,000 from across the state and region that rocked the capitol grounds March 12th.

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Recall campaign opens new Wisconsin battlefront

50,000 people showed up March 5, surrounding the Wisconsin Capitol in a river of determination and a joyous celebration of solidarity.

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