Labor News

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Women truck drivers seek mentors for new advocacy campaign

RWIT is seeking women who have recently worked in training carriers or who have been trainers in the past to get involved as virtual mentors.

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Los Angeles standing up to raise minimum wage

Supporters of the Raise the Wage Campaign, including church organizations, students groups, seniors, immigrant right groups, unions and labor leaders rallied at City Hall in LA.

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Labor-backed alliance to push bold agenda in Oregon capitol

One fourth of Oregon's workforce - 412,000 workers - are in "low-wage" occupations with a median annual income of under $12 an hour.

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Postal unions, allies go ‘back to the future’ with banking plan for USPS

The nation's four postal unions and their allies have taken at least one leaf from the movie "Back to the Future."

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Campaign demands more funding for reentry programs

Supporters of the 50 percent for Jobs not Jails campaign rallied at the Alameda County Administration Building in Oakland Jan. 20.

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Time to close Wall Street’s “Retirement Advice” loophole

Wall Street brokers and financial firms that provide retirement investment advice can drain away thousands of dollars of hard-earned savings from a single retirement account.

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Delta flight attendants file for IAM representation

Nearly 12,000 Delta Air Lines flight attendants have signed authorization cards seeking union representation by the Machinists.

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A steelworker’s thoughts on “democracy”

The fight for democracy is central to all of our struggles. However, these struggles are separated from the issue of "who controls the wealth" only at our ultimate peril!

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Teamsters blast green light allowing Mexican trucks roll nationwide

The Teamsters are blasting an Obama administration Transportation Department green light to let all Mexican trucks roll over every U.S. road.

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Attacks on workers expected to follow pattern set in Missouri

"Paycheck deception" legislation, which its right-wing backers disguise as "paycheck protection" is another ALEC/corporate brainstorm.

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