Labor News

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Workers’ Ed Society opens in St. Louis

The St. Louis Workers' Education Society recently purchased its new headquarters - a historic, beautiful, 10,000 square-foot union hall located in south St. Louis City.

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Working Families Party rallies to turnout Row D vote

The event highlighted that a big turnout on Row D, the WFP line, will be decisive in ensuring that Cuomo, the IDC and other elected officials remain good to their word.

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Leader of 50-million member labor federation blasts Nissan in Mississippi

"We are not going away until these Nissan workers win the right to a union, as the 150,000 unionized Nissan workers elsewhere."

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Labor, aiming to oust McConnell, campaigns hard for Grimes in Kentucky

"A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one," legendary former U.S. House Speaker Sam Rayburn famously once observed.

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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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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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Migrant workers “shouldn’t have to be tortured to have work”

Three times each month, women across Bangladesh gather to learn all they can about the only means by which they can support their families: migrating to another country for work.

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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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Labor played big part in massive climate march

 "There are good potential union jobs in clean energy; there's no reason why it can't happen, we just have a lot of work to do."

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Why labor has stake in fighting for racial equality

"I'm going to stray from my usual convention speech; I'm going to talk about something that may be difficult and uncomfortable, but what I'm going to say needs to be said."

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