Labor News

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Yale strike victory celebration looks to the future

"Today it's your turn to step up to the plate and help other workers without unions organize, just as those unions stood with you 30 years ago."

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Today in labor history: “What’s My Line?” debuts

Sixty-five years ago, at 8 pm Eastern time on February 2, 1950, the game show What's My Line? debuted on CBS-TV.

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Right-to-work: smokescreen for corporate interests

It's up to us, union workers, and non-union workers alike, to make our voices heard and stop this attack on unions.

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Justices toss permanent company payment of union retiree health benefits

"The Yard-Man ruling violates ordinary contract principles by placing a thumb on the scale in favor of vested retiree benefits in all collective-bargaining agreements."

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Postal unions, allies go ‘back to the future’ with banking plan for USPS

The nation's four postal unions and their allies have taken at least one leaf from the movie "Back to the Future."

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Officials admit bosses to blame for West Coast port tie-up

Longshore workers are ready, willing and able to clear the backlog created by the industry's poor decisions.

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Unions added 48,000 members last year

Union density was 11.1 percent in 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, but the workforce grew even more.

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After 26 years, government to end direct oversight of Teamsters

After 26 years, the federal government plans to end its consent decree and its direct oversight governing the Teamsters. But there are still strings attached.

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Union leaders give Obama positive reviews except on trade

Union leaders gave President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address generally positive reviews.

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Call for stronger labor law first for Obama on national television

Obama, for the first time since he took office six years ago, used his State of the Union Speech last Tuesday to call for new, tougher labor laws to protect worker's rights.

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