Labor News

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Today in labor history: Organizer Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor born

Bloor investigated child labor in glass factories and mines, and worked undercover in meat packing plants to verify for federal investigators the nightmarish working conditions

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Breaking the myth of "un-organizable" workers

Labor must organize the three pillars of workers: low wage workers, professional and highly skilled workers and workers internationally cross-border.

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House panel’s GOP majority bashes NLRB – again

For the 16th time in the sharply partisan 113th Congress, the radical right GOP majority on the House Education and the Workforce Committee bashed the NLRB.

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Today in labor history: Lansing general strike

On June 6, 1937. more than 12,000 members of the United Auto Workers, their families and supporters living in Lansing, Michigan, shut down the city.

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“O” for organizing: UAW unfolds fightback program

The United Auto Workers union is unfolding a fightback program at its 36th Constitutional Convention here this week.

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St. Louis workers rally to support fired Jimmy John's employee

Rasheen Aldridge, an organizer with Show Me $15, has been fired because of his role as a protest organizer.

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Today in labor history: Steel Workers Organizing Committee dissolved

On this day in 1942, the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC)  was disbanded and replaced by the United Steel Workers of America (USWA).

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ALPA wins recognition vote at JetBlue

The third time was the charm for ALPA as they won union recognition at JetBlue Airways Corporation with 71 percent of ballots cast, the union announced on April 22.

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The Ludlow Massacre: Never to be forgotten!

 The tragic, brutal and deadly attack on striking miners and their families shocked, saddened and outraged working people and most Americans.

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Thousands turn out for Labor Notes conference

Over 2,000 trade union activists and friends attended the conference, which was geared toward helping unionists find ways to build coalitions and win struggles in today's difficult political climate.

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