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Iowa public employee unions rally for Clinton

One unionist said, "I like Bernie. I like what he has to say, but I think Hillary is far and above in knowledge."

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CWA: Deutsche Telekom faces rising pressure over T-Mobile misconduct

Not only are CWA and ver.di demanding that DT force its U.S. T-Mobile managers to obey U.S. labor law, but so are U.S. lawmakers and major investors.

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Rolando: Unions, postal customers agree on key USPS reform provisions

Postal unions and USPS customers agree on key provisions of a planned postal reform bill.

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Outsourcing firms that replace workers being sued over Disney IT workers in Florida

Disney workers were told by management they were being fired, but that they had 90 days to train the visa-holders as their replacements.

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AFL-CIO report on “Raise The Wage” campaign lauds grassroots success

Workers hit the streets for causes ranging from decent pay to undoing two-tier wage systems to health and safety.

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Workers, lawyers, NLRB team up to expose Menard's union busting

David vs. Goliath comparisons arise whenever a person fights for rights against the controlling rich, and sometimes it's dead right.

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Workers of San Quintin Valley: No longer willing to be invisible

Thousands of workers - who pick strawberries and tomatoes for the US market - went on a two-week strike in protest over their poverty wages.

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Labor experts ask NLRB: give unions equal voice, time at “captive audience” meetings

The current captive audience meetings let employers summon workers into closed meetings to hear anti-union rhetoric and worse. 

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Steelworkers, ExxonMobil, CalOSHA start talks on Torrance refinery explosion

"Things are going fine" in the talks with ExxonMobil, "but it's a slow process."

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“Ramp up our pay,” demand Seattle baggage handlers

It's about fairness as much as the money, a baggage handler says; "I have to follow the law, why shouldn't they?"

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