Labor News

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Teamsters and others fight pension battle over multi-employer fund

Teamsters are one of the unions under the knife now, but 200 multi-employer pension funds covering 1.5 million American workers could be in jeopardy for a number of reasons.

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Trumka on race and class: "When they divide us, they can beat us"

AFL-CIO's annual Martin Luther King Conference, a 3-day event from Jan. 15-17 in D.C., was entitled "Change The Rules, Be The Power"

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Dallas marchers stress climate and wage justice

On Black Friday, we marched from the City Place Target to the Uptown Walmart to add our voices and actions to the nationwide "Fight for $15!"

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UBB mine disaster: Blankenship trial's end at hand

In a surprising move the defense team for accused coal criminal, Don Blankenship, rested its case Nov. 16 without presenting any witnesses.

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California judge throws out anti-union election, points to grower money

An administrative law judge threw out one of the dirtiest decertification elections in recent labor history.

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Farmworker rebellion spreads along almost the entire Pacific coast

The strawberries, blackberries and blueberries sold everyday in U.S. supermarkets are largely picked by indigenous families speaking the same ancient languages.

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Minnesota, workers want AT&T to comply with state paid leave law

Corporate defiance by AT&T led members of CWA and their families to rally outside the U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis on July 17.

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Catholic Church and labor leaders vow joint push for social justice

The Roman Catholic Church and the U.S. labor movement are working more closely together than ever.

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After two years of work, Mother Jones monument to be rededicated

Mary Harris "Mother" Jones has been a symbol of the struggles and victories of the labor movement for over a century.

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Labor steps up its crusade for undocumented workers

"We see 20 percent of our workforce being deported; half of Texas' construction workers are undocumented."

 

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