Labor News

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Labor plans national mobilization April 4th

Labor is planning a mass mobilization nationwide on April 4 to support workers' rights, specifically the right to collectively bargain.

Ohio labor vows to fight anti-labor bill

Massive rallies and town hall meetings in Ohio are underway as state lawmakers move to pass an anti-labor bill that would end 28 years of collective bargaining rights and break public employee unions.

Kentucky unions rally at the Capitol

For an hour and a half Saturday February 26, a multi-generational, multi-racial crowd of over 200 stood in the cold outside the Kentucky capitol building singing songs, chanting, and listening to speeches.

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Record protests rock Wisconsin, workers stand firm in Indiana

Feb. 23, 2011 goes down as one of the largest demonstrations outside of Madison in Wisconsin history.

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Missouri activists, unions say yes to cost-of-living

Missouri labor activists and leaders note that voters across the state overwhelmingly support increasing the minimum wage, which would benefit everyone.

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President sides with Wisconsin workers

President Obama weighed in on the side of the workers who have occupied the Wisconsin state Capitol for four straight days, blasting Republican Gov. Scott Walker's bill to strip public workers of their collective bargaining rights as "an assault on unions."

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Occupation of Wisconsin Capitol continues for third day

50,000 people packed Capitol Square here on the third day of a virtual occupation of Wisconsin's seat of government.

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Rite Aid Valentine protest: "Show love for worker's rights"

Cleveland staged a protest against Rite Aid's attempt to take away fully paid union health insurance from workers. 

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Pratt & Whitney workers make gains despite plant closing

Machinists at Pratt & Whitney ratified a new contract after a valiant fight on the shop floor, in the street and at the bargaining table to stop plant closings and save job security language in Connecticut.

Labor journalists gather in Washington

Journalists who cover the labor movement, labor leaders and even a U.S. Department of Labor top official attended the International Labor Communication Association's annual awards ceremony here Nov. 19.

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