Labor News

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Mississippi Nissan workers go global in fight for justice

UAW President Bob King, and actor Danny Glover are in Johannesburg where that country's Metalworkers union has come out fighting for the right of 5,000 Mississippi Nissan workers to organize a union.

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Congress Hotel strike ends, fight of hotel workers goes on

With the 10th anniversary of the Congress Hotel strike approaching, Unite Here Local 1, the union representing Chicago's hospitality workers, announced the end of strike on May 29.

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Striking Walmart workers' caravan heads for firm's headquarters, annual meeting

A group of more than 100 Walmart workers from stores in Northern California, Miami, Boston, Denver and elsewhere started an extended strike on Memorial Day against the retail mega-monster.

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Race to the bottom for sweatshop workers

Minimum wage workers, earning $74 a month were beaten by riot police for a protest demanding a $14 a month raise.

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Today in labor history: Rochester general strike

The strike was precipitated when city workers were summarily fired after attempting to form a union.

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Ohio unions remain vigilant against anti-worker blitz

"The right-wingers are out to destroy unions because we are the only line of defense workers have. Without unions, nobody is there to stop the corporate power-grab!"

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Iraqi unions still repressed

Nine years after the Bush government invaded Iraq and overthrew  Saddam Hussein, Iraqi unions are still repressed and toiling under the former ruler's labor law, a U.S. unionist who recently toured there says.

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On anniversary of free trade deal, Colombian workers face turning point

After decades of displacement, war and poverty, workers in Colombia face the possibility of a better life.

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May Day, a day for international labor solidarity

What made May 1st special was the broad cross section of Michigan labor and faith leaders who proudly celebrated May Day.

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May Day 2013: Workers march all over the world

May Day demonstrations here and across the nation today are part of global demonstrations involving tens of millions on every continent.

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