Labor News

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Walker’s revenge felt by Wisconsin workers

Three groups of Badger State workers have been 'disciplined' for opposing GOP Gov. Scott Walker.

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Missouri unions fight right-wing obstruction

"The sun is shining on organized labor today," State Sen. Tim Green, told thousands of union members.

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UK's labor leader Bob Crow builds solidarity at the Left Labor Project

We believe the trade union movement is not just about what wages or what contract you get but about the social side: Decent transportation, affordable housing, a decent welfare state.

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Steelworkers rally in solidarity with Mexican miners (with video)

Steelworkers led a rally including union members, along with faith-based, community and occupy activists last Saturday, Feb. 25, in solidarity with the Mexican miners.

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Autoworkers say: Let Romney go bankrupt

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney came to town Friday, but autoworkers were in no mood to give him a free pass.

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Workers at Republic Windows occupy again and win again (with video)

Serious Energy told the union that they were closing the plant right away and were not interested in finding a new buyer. Workers fought back.

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Labor and business economists call “right to work” unworkable

A pro-labor economist is saying that Republicans who think "right to work" laws will stimulate the economy in their states are dead wrong.

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Nationwide protests demand: End Cooper Tire lockout, with video

"Corporate greed at Cooper Tire is flat out wrong!" That was the message brought by pickets protesting the lockout of 1051 workers by Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. at its plant in Findlay, Ohio.

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UK general strike gets U.S. solidarity (with video)

Here in the U.S., hundreds of union members and Occupy activists picketed the British Embassy in Washington and British consulates elsewhere.

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Detroit labor says we are the 99 percent

Labor came out in a huge way to lend their support to Occupy Detroit this past Sunday, Nov. 6.

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