Labor News

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Letter Carriers jump into electoral arena for pro-post office candidates

The Letter Carriers took the unusual step of singling out for support only lawmakers who are strong supporters of postal union members.

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Auto mechanics won’t be bulldozed off the picket line

Auto mechanics of AMU Local 701 have been on strike at Al Piemonte Chevrolet for a fair contract for over three months.

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Walker says minimum wage serves no purpose

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) doesn't believe the minimum wage "serves a purpose."

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Organizers in Colombia’s flower industry: These roses have thorns!

For workers in Colombia, providing bouquets for vases has meant increasing hours with falling pay, growing health problems, and human rights violations.

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Working Families Party rallies to turnout Row D vote

The event highlighted that a big turnout on Row D, the WFP line, will be decisive in ensuring that Cuomo, the IDC and other elected officials remain good to their word.

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People's World wins three labor media awards

"Our newsroom/editorial office erupted with cheers; it felt like winning a Pulitzer, but without the champagne."

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Trumka: “Raising wages will be a driving force at the polls”

"Labor is perfectly positioned to unite a massive movement, to raise wages and to lift up our communities."

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Global auto union leaders to meet with Nissan workers in Mississippi

A delegation of senior-level trade union leaders from around the globe will travel to Canton, Mississippi, to meet with Nissan workers and community leaders.

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Labor, aiming to oust McConnell, campaigns hard for Grimes in Kentucky

"A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one," legendary former U.S. House Speaker Sam Rayburn famously once observed.

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Mercedes-Benz workers form new union local in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International employees and the United Auto Workers announced the formation of UAW Local 112, a new local union.

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