Labor News

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Trump hotel workers picket as boss gets GOP nomination

The man who declares he'll "Make America great again!" refuses to make low-paid workers at the casino great.

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Unions can organize temps alongside permanent workers

The ruling by the National Labor Relations Board means that employers can no longer use temps as a union avoidance tactic.

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NLRB judge rejects union’s complaint about AT&T button ban, then allows the button

The full NLRB itself ruled last year the banned button did not break labor law.

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“Taking a man’s job”: Video tells story about gender and workplace

The first journeywoman cable splicer in the Midwest for AT&T speaks out about gender discrimination.

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Cleveland labor leaders build opposition to Trump’s anti-worker policies

"We want people to know the real Cleveland. Just because the Republicans spew hatred here doesn't mean they are speaking for us."

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Cleveland unions blast GOP on eve of their convention

"All working people should be alarmed by Trump.  He represents a real danger to our living standards and well-being."

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Nurses union asks OSHA for workplace violence standard

National Nurses United has formally petitioned OSHA to pass a new standard that would help prevent violent attacks on healthcare workers.

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More data to be collected on wage thieves who want federal contracts

Federal contracting officers will begin receiving data on prospective contractors' wage theft records.

 

 

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Veterans’ Affairs union: Trump will “throw vets to the wolves”

Privatizing the VA hospital network remains a GOP priority.

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Unemployment rate rises in June to 4.9 percent

Unemployment for African-American teenagers jumped by 33,000 from May to June, and their joblessness rose to 31.2 percent.

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