Labor News

Management actions at New York transit unite workers

The situation at the Central Electronics shop of New York City Transit, under the yoke of a vicious anti-union management, has reached a boiling point.

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AFL-CIO leads demonstration for minimum wage hike outside Heritage Foundation

 The labor movement turned up the heat today on opponents of a minimum wage increase by gathering outside of the Heritage Foundation.

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What Target says in new video is not what Target means

Target has long been anti-union, and it has a new version of its hilarious propaganda video meant to scare workers away from organizing for a voice on the job.

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College athletes can unionize, NLRB says

A federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.

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Outpouring in Missouri Capital demands end to attacks on labor

"Today we are united, side by side; we have to stick together, because if we lose, everyone who works for a living will pay the price."

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FedEx loses another driver misclassification case, in Maine

A federal judge in Portland approved a settlement saying FedEx Ground misclassified 141 drivers. The drivers will net $3.9 million in back pay and damages.

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Bangladeshi workers seek support from U.S. students

"I saw many of my co-workers, trapped like a sandwich, one upon the other. It's true that I survived, but I saw many of my co-workers die."

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Nationwide, workers lead local movements to raise wages

Working families across the country have been leading movements to raise wages at the state and local level.

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New England governors backing Obama’s call for minimum wage hike

The president received ovation after ovation as he called for raising the minimum wage, with the greatest cheers coming when he described the increase as "common sense."

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Toast St. Patrick with union-made beer

When you heft a mug, make sure the brew is union-made!  Here's a list of union-made beers, for St. Patrick's Day, or any other feast.

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