Labor News

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Wisconsin rising against right to work for less

Walker's deception confronts overwhelming evidence that RTW will further hurt a low-wage state that needs more buying power.

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Today in labor history: IWW comic strip Mr. Block appears

The character with a wooden block head and no class consciousness was created by Ernest Riebe and commemorated in a song written by Joe Hill.

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People's World wins three labor media awards

"Our newsroom/editorial office erupted with cheers; it felt like winning a Pulitzer, but without the champagne."

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Social media and labor: a perfect, and necessary, match

The union members of tomorrow are not going to be reached in the same manner as their predecessors. Twenty-five percent of U.S. voters are no longer watching television

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Guild leaders optimistic about new Washington Post and Globe owners

Part of the Guild's optimism comes from the joint announcement by Bezos and current Post management that they intend to extend union contracts at the paper for a year.

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Stories about vulnerable kids take top journalism awards

Stories about some of the world's most vulnerable children, in Afghanistan and Los Angeles, were among the winners of top prizes in The News Guild's annual Heywood Broun Awards competition.

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Paperworkers end strike, resume talks with Nippon

Union paperworkers walked their picket line round-the-clock last week demanding that Nippon Paper resume "good faith" contract talks. They ended the walkout when the company came back to the bargaining table.

Union fights to save Cleveland paper

 The Newspaper Guild Local 1 is conducting a spirited campaign to Save The Plain Dealer, the city's only daily newspaper.

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Labor urges "virtual picket" around Huffington Post

The Huffington Post, labor says, makes millions off its so-called "citizen journalists" - without paying them a dime.

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11-hour picket slams Gannett union-busting

60 broadcast technicians and engineers at WKYC-TV Channel 3 are standing up to the Gannett Corporation's nationwide union-busting rampage.

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