Labor News

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Trumka says Colombia example exposes problems with trade deals

"Investors and companies have received benefits," Trumka said, "while workers have not, this has to change."

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NLRB: Labor law protects worker recruiting others to sign sexual harassment complaint

In a 3-1 decision, the board said the sexual harassment complaint, even if it just involves the complaining worker, is "protected and concerted activity" the NLRB covers.

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Report: Supreme Court has weakened sexual harassment protections for workers

The NWLC released a report featuring new information that underscores the urgent need to strengthen workplace protections from sexual harassment.

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Lawmakers unveil bill to hold employers responsible for supervisors’ sexual harassment

A coalition of congressional Democrats introduced legislation to hold employers responsible for their lower-level supervisors' sexual harassment of workers.

Female corrections officers get class status for sex harassment complaint

Over objections of Bureau of Prisons, the federal Justice Department agreed that female federal prison corrections officers, employed at the Coleman complex, suffered sexual harassment as a class.