Labor News

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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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Trumka: CEOs are the new royalty in America

CEOs of the largest corporations received a 16 percent pay raise in 2014, while the pay gap between CEOs and the typical worker widened to 373-to-1.

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Postal Workers, customers to hold nationwide protests May 14

APWU members will rally in over 85 cities for improved postal services and to protect good, living-wage jobs.

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Labor launches Forward Baltimore to register 10,000 voters

The campaign will bring out at least 75 percent of newly-registered voters in for the primary elections in April 2016.

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New rules could add millions of workers to overtime pay eligibility

The Labor Department is readying proposed rules to greatly expand who can get overtime pay.

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