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Right-to-work loses in Illinois house, heads for Missouri veto

In a rebuke to GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's anti-worker agenda, the Democratic-run Illinois House voted his bill down.

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Head of L.A. Federation of Labor thrilled with $15 wage victory

It's a great day for working Angelenos, as the LA city countil has voted to raise the minimum wage, in steps, to $15 an hour.

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Kasich yanks collective bargaining rights from 10,000 Ohio care workers

Gov. John Kasich has yanked collective bargaining rights from 10,000 Ohio home health care and child care workers.

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Store cleaners file class action suit for back pay, set strike date

Janitors who clean department stores in the Twin Cities announced two key developments in their campaign for better wages and working conditions.

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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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