Labor News

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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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Groundbreaking 1984 strike inspires organizing today

Despite current battles brewing, Yale's new president, Peter Salovey, came by to shake hands with each of the workers, recognizing the respect they had won in the hard fought 1984 battle.

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Locked-out workers from Superman's town go to D.C.

Honeywell locked out 150 workers, members of USW Local 7-669, an old Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers local, on August 2.

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Labor educator Worthen’s new book goes where few have gone before

In her new book, "What Did You Learn at Work Today? The Forbidden Lessons of Labor Education," Helena Worthen provides a unique blend of theory and practice.

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If you’re not seated at the table you’re on the menu!

Forty-five percent of Californians in polls have answered that unions do more harm than good. Where do they receive this idea, and how do we change the narrative?

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Hyatt to pay $1 million to fired Boston workers

The 2009 firings resulted in a five-year boycott organized by Unite Here Local 26 with strong, nationwide solidarity.

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NLRB hits Postal Service for breaking labor law

The dispute over the outsourcing is part of what postal unions call the Postmaster General's creeping privatization of the Postal Service.

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A win for hotel workers is a win for all workers!

"Many workers live in LA. They pay taxes and buy groceries they need in Los Angeles. With this raise they will be able to buy more and this increase will only benefit the city,"

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A GOP fraud – defrauding voters

The GOP is working desperately to deny the right to vote to citizens it doesn't like. You know, poor people, black people, Hispanic people, old people, females.

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Union shows viewers real “American Horror Story”

The American Horror Story ad reflects what is said to be labor's priority - to defeat sitting right-wing governors in the four states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Florida.

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