Labor News

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Yuck! What’s on my chicken?

"USDA's plan will reduce the federal inspection process to a mere rubber stamp." The "USDA has pushed through its dirty chicken rule."

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Chicago hotel workers to Bruce Rauner: Give back the money!

Rauner has made stopping what he calls the "chokehold" that special interests have on Illinois state government a key part of his campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Michigan autoworkers gear up for Nov. 4 elections

The union expects that anger over Republican anti-union legislation will help drive large numbers of people to the polls.

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Leader of 50-million member labor federation blasts Nissan in Mississippi

"We are not going away until these Nissan workers win the right to a union, as the 150,000 unionized Nissan workers elsewhere."

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Trumka backs measure to limit crimes classified as felonies

He stressed that mass incarceration of people of color is not a result of a higher crime rate, but of laws that criminalize a whole class of people.

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Trumka: “Raising wages will be a driving force at the polls”

"Labor is perfectly positioned to unite a massive movement, to raise wages and to lift up our communities."

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Global auto union leaders to meet with Nissan workers in Mississippi

A delegation of senior-level trade union leaders from around the globe will travel to Canton, Mississippi, to meet with Nissan workers and community leaders.

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Mercedes-Benz workers form new union local in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International employees and the United Auto Workers announced the formation of UAW Local 112, a new local union.

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N.Y. and D.C low-wage workers win big

More than 200,000 low-wage workers got big wins from New York Mayor de Blasio and the Obama administration's Labor Department.

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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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