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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Alaska hotel workers hang tough with Sheraton, Hilton boycotts

For Alaskan hotel workers, instead of battling weather and wilderness, they have been locked in a lengthy campaign for decent wages.

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Today in labor history: 50th anniversary of Grape Strike and Boycott

For the first time in American history, Chávez and the UFW decided to use a boycott in a major labor dispute.

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Today in labor history: United Farm Workers launch the lettuce boycott

Forty-five years ago on this date, UFW Organizing Committee leader César Chávez called for a consumer boycott of lettuce.

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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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Today in Labor History: Clayton Antitrust Act signed

On October 15, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act establishing that unions are not "conspiracies" under the law.