Labor News

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Fast food workers wage biggest-ever strike Nov. 10

Fast-food workers will wage their biggest-ever strike Tuesday - one year from Election Day - with walkouts hitting a record 270 cities from Detroit to Denver. 

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After first look at full TPP text, union leaders give pact thumbs down

Union leaders gave the 12-nation treaty an initial thumbs down as being too pro-corporate and not guaranteeing workers' rights.

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Fifty professors arrested at City University of New York protest

"The future of our students' education is at stake. Our action today is part of a long struggle for racial and educational justice."

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Rallies for $15 minimum wage to be held nationwide November 10

Polls show that Americans support raising the minimum wage - in recent years 14 states have done so.

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Liz Yates, 90, helped organize Seattle teachers

Elizabeth Yates who helped unionize her fellow Seattle school teachers and remained a lifelong progressive activist.

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Project launched to put raising minimum wage on state ballots

The Fairness Project was launched today to help raise the minimum wage through ballot initiatives in states, cities, and counties across the nation.

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In most states, even $15 an hour is not enough

Workers nationwide have been campaigning for a $15 hourly "living wage," but a new think tank report says that in most states, $15 is not enough.

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AFL-CIO asks Angela Merkel to end T-Mobile gag order

"U.S. workers have a basic right to speak out and challenge sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace."

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Bernie Sanders introduces major labor law reform bill

The bill allows workers to unionize through a simple majority card-check vote and ensures that companies can't stop a union from forming by denying a first contract.

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Labor communicators spotlight “uprising” in the South

"The movement for social and economic justice is growing faster in the South than anywhere else in the U.S."

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