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Tentative pact lets 18,000 Kaiser California nurses cancel strike

"The pact shows the chain recognizes the nurses' devotion to assuring the highest level of quality care for patients as well as protections for the nurses who deliver that care."

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Kaiser Permanente mental health workers go on strike in California

Union demonstrators picket in front of 35 Kaiser Permanente locations throughout the state on behalf of some 2,600 mental health clinicians.

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Wave of Black Friday protests expected to flood Walmarts next week

The national wave of protests, which could be the biggest yet to hit the giant retailer outlets, comes on the heels last week of the first sit down strikes in Walmart's history.

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Today in labor history: Atlanta workers engage in sit-down strike

Workers at the General Motors plant in Atlanta, Georgia participated in a sit-down strike, which was part of a greater ongoing wave of labor organizing during the 1930s.

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28 arrested so far in sit-down strikes at California Walmarts

The group was joined by hundreds of Californians who rallied outside the store in Pico Rivera, the site of the first Walmart strikes in 2012.

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Today in Labor History: Clayton Antitrust Act signed

The Act established that unions are not conspiracies under the law and freed them to legally strike, picket and boycott employers.

 

 

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Groundbreaking 1984 strike inspires organizing today

Despite current battles brewing, Yale's new president, Peter Salovey, came by to shake hands with each of the workers, recognizing the respect they had won in the hard fought 1984 battle.

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Today in labor history: The UMW occupation at Pittston Moss 3 plant

In 1989, 98 UMWA members and a minister occupied the Pittston Coal Company's Moss 3 preparation plant in Carbon, Virginia, the most important act of civil disobedience during the Pittston strike.

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Fast food workers on West Coast were part of national strikes

Supporters thanked those arrested for their commitment as they boarded the police wagon, recognizing that their wage increase would be a boost to all workers.

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Detroit fast food workers arrested during strike for wages and union

As they were taken away hundreds of supporters chanted "We want $15 and we want it now."

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