Labor News

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Sixteen arrested in W.Va. after 11,000 march on Patriot Coal

The actions, organized by UMWA, were in support of the union's campaign to save health care for retired miners and win better wages, benefits and working conditions for miners on the job.

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Missouri state workers lobby day

"They want to take away your right to support your union. They don't want us to be here."

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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.

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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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Chicago unions go to bat for immigration reform

Chicago's labor movement turned out in force yesterday to declare support for immediate reform of immigration law.

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Unions go public with intent to overhaul their own structure

The AFL-CIO will probe new ways of organizing itself and the broader labor movement and its allies to meet what it says are the changing times.

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Join Days of Action for worker rights in Mexico

Actions in the U.S. will vary from protests to delivering letters to Mexican government consulate offices.

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Workers at Brooklyn Cablevision demand: “Bring 'em back!”

Scores of workers at dusk on February 6 chanted for Cablevision to rehire 22 workers.

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Avondale shipyard story could get a happy ending

The long struggle by thousands of Avondale shipyard workers here to save their jobs appears to have been successful.

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Mississippi Nissan workers "honor democracy" with fight for union

Organizing Canton could be a stepping-stone to organizing the South's growing auto industry. "This particular campaign is beneficial both for the nation and for the world."

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