Labor News

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Today in labor history: SNCC founder Julian Bond was born

Today people from around the country and globe are wishing the long time civil rights giant, Julian Bond, a very happy birthday.

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Big business again sues labor board over union election rules

Here we go again. Business groups are suing the National Labor Relations Board over the new union election rules it finalized in December.

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Labor 2014 celebrates Connecticut election victory

"When we stick together, we win together!" exclaimed Lori Pelletier at a pre-Thanksgiving celebration dinner for Labor 2014 volunteers.

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South Bay labor charts course for post-election struggles

Despite setbacks, the mood at the meeting of the South Bay Labor Council was positive: "We need to advance our own agenda," regardless of who is in the mayor's seat.

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After tough election, labor leaders say unions are here to stay

"What happened in this election," Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO declared, "is that the vast majority of the voters stayed home."

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Voters speak: A resounding victory for paid sick days nationwide

The lesson from Tuesday could not be clearer: No worker should have to choose between missing a day's pay and caring for their health.

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Trumka: Voters said they were “desperate” for new economic life

"The fact of the matter is that people are disillusioned by endless political bickering and eyed these elections with great dispirit."

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Last minute election appeal by labor

We're not asking for much, just enough to live our lives. And guys like Scott Walker, Rick Scott, and Mitch McConnell think we don't deserve it.

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Today in labor history: Harvey Milk elected to office

On this day in 1977 Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. He was the first openly gay person elected to public office in California.

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Wisconsin’s Walker worries as workers organize

In U.S. elections, incumbent governors have an 80 percent chance of being re-elected. So why is Scott Walker having such a difficult time convincing voters to give him a second term?

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