Labor News

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Alaska hotel workers hang tough with Sheraton, Hilton boycotts

For Alaskan hotel workers, instead of battling weather and wilderness, they have been locked in a lengthy campaign for decent wages.

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At Legislative Conference, jobs for all is the priority

The workshop on full employment at the 45th Annual Legislative Conference of the CBCF was the most important one of all.

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Disgraced United CEO Smisek is major reason for income inequality

Smisek and his overpaid boardroom buddies nationwide have swindled American workers and communities.

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Clinton courts Carpenters leaders

Carpenters president Douglas McCarron introduced Clinton as "the next president of the United States."

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Labor-backed Chicago bank to expand services to workers

The Amalgamated Bank of Chicago will use $35 million it gained from sale of its old headquarters to expand its services and products for workers.

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Seattle teacher’s strike solid on day four

Five thousand Seattle school teachers spent the day honoring those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack.

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Millions of union members to get wage hikes this year

"This country is having an important debate about raising wages and tackling income inequality."

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In Colombia, it’s killer Coke the union must fight

For decades Coca Cola has abused and even killed workers who want better lives. 

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Missouri right-to-work for less fight comes down to the wire

With the GOP-dominated state legislature convening Sept. 16 for a "veto override" session, unionists are going door-to-door to campaign for "No Override on RTW/HB116".

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Trumka: Pope should tell Congress to support economic justice

"As Pope Francis says, the rules were made by people and can be changed by people to be more fair to people."

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