Labor News

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Missiouri, workers, faithful fight for better minimum wage

"The labor movement and the faith community are joined at the hip."

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SEIU, Jobs with Justice to push higher minimum wage

The Service Employees and Jobs With Justice joined a last-minute campaign to get Congress to raise the minimum wage.

Union and Obama super PAC buy $4 million in ads

The Service Employees and Priorities USA have bought ads in key states with Hispanic-American populations, exposing the anti-worker, anti-Hispanic record Mitt Romney.

High court to hear union campaign finance case

Another right-wing effort to throw public worker unions out of politics hit the U.S. Supreme Court agenda.

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Service Employees back Obama

The Service Employees became the third big union - and the second within Change To Win - to endorse Democratic President Barack Obama for re-election.

Union gets new chief

Noel Beasley was elected new president of Workers United, an SEIU sector, the union said.

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SEIU, Unite Here settle dispute

The Service Employees International Union and Unite Here this week announced a settlement that brings to an end a dispute that has troubled the labor movement for over a year.

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Hotel workers training for civil disobedience in 15 cities

More than 1,000 cooks, dishwashers and housekeepers are training to carry out nonviolent civil disobedience on July 22 at Hyatt hotels in 15 cities across the nation.