Labor News

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Youth spirit sparks Asian American labor meet

APALA's  largest convention ever celebrated outstanding achievements in the fight to stop wage theft and to uphold the rights of immigrant and low-wage workers, and looked ahead to the continuing struggle for good jobs and labor rights for all workers and for a just immigration policy.

Asian Americans tackle job discrimination

Job discrimination is on the rise for Asian Americans, one of the fastest-growing minority group in the U.S., and now number 15 million nationwide.

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Workers, supporters cheer cheating contractor's downfall

A huge wage-theft case against a San Francisco Bay Area contractor almost reached the finish line May 26. One last chapter must still be written.

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AFT honors Filipino teachers in Louisiana

SEATTLE - The American Federation of Teachers convention here honored 300 Filipino teachers in Louisiana who fought back against an unscrupulous recruiting agency.

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APALA leader John Delloro mourned

The labor movement mouns the passing of leader John Delloro, president of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance.

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Asian Pacific American worker hearing hailed as labor milestone

The first-ever National Asian Pacific American Workers' Rights Hearing was an emotional event for Asian Pacific trade unionists.