Labor News

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Long ATI lockout ends with Steelworkers win

"The strength and solidarity of our union paid off with a fair contract that contains virtually none of the drastic concessions ATI sought to arbitrarily impose."

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Obama budget keeps “Cadillac tax” on union health plans

The Cadillac tax took center stage for union leaders. All - and their members - want it completely repealed. Obama opposes that.

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Arkansas poultry workers see wages plucked

Tyson Foods delivered the news to shareholders that its income soared by 49 percent; but the poultry workers who made all this money for the chicken titan face serious struggles.

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House GOP votes to curb asbestos victims’ class action suits

The House's GOP majority rammed through legislation to curb class action suits and throw open asbestos' victims medical records/payments.

 

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Keystone saga continues: Firm sues govt., seeks damages under NAFTA

TransCanada, Keystone XL's sponsor, sued in federal court in Houston to overturn the federal rejection of the pipeline project.

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Firefighters gain allies in drive to ban toxic chemicals in furniture

"When toxic flame retardants burn - and they do burn - it creates a serious health risk for our members."

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Survey: Health care premiums continue to outpace inflation and wages

The survey confirms what most workers already feel: Health care costs are gobbling up more and more of their wages.

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Survey results reveal working women’s health info needs

Working women most want information on diet and nutrition, fitness and exercise, and issues around aging.

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Restaurant work abuse: an unpalatable plate

So what can you the consumer do to help end restaurant worker abuses?

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Court says Caterpillar must admit union inspector

"The company wanted to tell the workers the union can't do a damn thing for you."

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