Labor News

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Globalized economy might help Mississippi Nissan workers win union vote

Nissan workers have travelled twice from Mississippi to France to show government officials there proof of Nissan's illegal anti-union tactics.

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Washington, DC “Circulator” bus drivers win right to refuse to drive unsafe buses

Drivers of the popular bus line in downtown Washington will get paid on par with Metrobus drivers, and won't have to drive unsafe vehicles.

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Verizon strike attracts support in Southern California

The largest such labor action in the U.S. in many years, the strike by Verizon workers taking on corporate greed is now in its fourth week.

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NLRB keeps up the pressure on Menard's

The Menards decision actually enlarges and deepens the NLRB's reach into the language and attitude of business operators, since it demands reissued handbooks.

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NLRB rules Unite Here won vote at Trump Las Vegas casino

"We voted for a union so we could negotiate a fair contract with Mr. Trump."

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The "Right-to-Work" movement's attack on women workers

If strong public sector union jobs are eroded as a result of the right-to-work movement's attack, this will be an added setback for women's economic status in the U.S.

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L.A. port truckers win again, misclassified as independent contractors

Eploited port truck drivers at the nation's largest cargo terminal, Los Angeles-Long Beach, won another round in their long fight for fair pay, job protections and the right to organize.

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Today in labor history: The American Federation of Labor is founded

The original constituent craft unions of the AFL were disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor association.

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Despite vicious opposition, Chattanooga workers are unionizing

In the face of corporation opposition, skilled workers at the Volkswagen plant voted for UAW to become their collective bargaining representative, a step toward unionization of the whole plant.

 

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Scott Walker escalates his war on workers

Expanding on the hatred of unions that he imposed as Wisconsin's governor, right wing GOP presidential hopeful Scott Walker is proposing to abolish the NLRB.

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