Labor News

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Two big city mayors oppose paid sick leave

Two big-city mayors, New York's Michael Bloomberg and Philadelphia's Michael Nutter, are strongly opposing paid sick leave for private-sector workers in their cities.

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L.A. healthcare security workers demonstrate

"No contract, no peace!" chanted over fifty demonstrators from SEIU/USWW (Service Employees International Union/United Service Workers West) here Mar. 12.

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New consumer campaign: higher minimum wage for restaurant workers

Can you imagine trying to live on $2.13 an hour, with no sick days and a 1-in-10 chance of having health care coverage?