Labor News

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Trumka: Humanitarian crisis brought out the best and worst in us

The AFL-CIO is calling upon President Barack Obama to take action to adjust these failed policies.

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Moral Monday leader a hit at AFT convention

Teachers heard the iconic leader of the Moral Monday movement in North Carolina characterize them as part of a movement fighting for the very soul of the nation.

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AFSCME grows by 90,000 since January

The union sees its successful organizing campaign as a clear indication that face-to-face organizing is the proper response to what has been an onslaught of attacks on public service workers.

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Victory for hospital workers: $15 for 15

"This is an important victory. Johns Hopkins Hospital sets the standard for healthcare in our city and that standard has just been raised."

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“Swamp People” carry union cards

A majority of writer-producers at reality TV production company Original Media, creator of "Swamp People," voted overwhelmingly to join the Writers Guild of America, East.

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UAW officially charters new union local at Chattanooga Volkswagen

Company assurance to the union notwithstanding, the UAW still has to deal with rightwing politicians in Tennessee who don't want to see any unions in their state.

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Union and mayor agree on contract for 121,000 NYC workers

The DC37 pact, which covers workers at 53 locals, is important as a potential pacesetter for other unions in the Big Apple.

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AFT local battles Missouri anti-teacher tenure initiative

Teach Great, a coalition backed by billionaire Rex Sinquefield, is funding the ballot initiative.

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New contract to give low-paid Johns Hopkins workers hefty raises

"This is an important victory for patients and workers all across Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Hospital sets the standard for healthcare and that standard has just been raised."

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Union to be put in place at VW Chattanooga plant after all

It was announced here today by the United Auto Workers union and Volkswagen employees that the UAW will begin representing workers at the plant in Chattanooga.

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