Labor News

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U.S. call to support striking farmworkers in Baja California, Mexico

The UFW is calling for putting pressure on the giant Driscoll Company in solidarity with the striking workers.

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Cleveland labor launches campaign against racism

The North Shore AFL-CIO Federation of Labor has launched a campaign to support the fight against racism.

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Katrina smashed New Orleans, now SCOTUS smashes its teachers

The quest of 7,500 fired New Orleans teachers and school staffers for back pay and damages ended in a loss at the Supreme Court.

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Restaurant workers crash the “other” NRA’s trade show

Restaurant workers loudly cried in protest, "$2.13 is not the American Dream," at the National Restaurant Association's trade show.

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Pension plans at stake in Bricklayers dispute

In current negotiations, the management trustees of the union's pension propose to radically change the union's pension plan.

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Memorial Day massacre commemoration inspires Midwest steelworkers

Steelworkers and the community gathered to remember the lives lost and lessons learned in the 1937 Memorial Day Massacre.

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Anti-union groups target California teachers

Pro-corporate education anti-union groups have taken aim at California teachers unions with two separate lawsuits.

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Labor launches hotline for millions buried under student debt

Over 40 million Americans are buried under a mountain of student loan debt.

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Some wins, some losses for workers in state battles

Elections have consequences; Indiana's GOP governor killed prevailing wages and wage theft protection and undermined union organizing rights.

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Today in history: The 1970 killings at Jackson State College

The Jackson State killings occurred on May 15, 1970, at Jackson State College, a historically Black college.

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