Labor News

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Teamsters, human rights groups demand justice for Gilberto Soto

The Teamsters and 14 human rights groups bought a full-page ad about Soto's case in El Salvador's largest paper, La Prensa Grafica.

 

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New Orleans union teachers to take case to U.S. Supreme Court

The 7,500 union teachers and staff, fired after the state took over the schools following Hurricane Katrina, are taking their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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NLRB rejects right-to-work crowd’s attempt to use health care ruling vs. union drive

The case involves the SEIU's attempt to organize contingent faculty at Pacific Lutheran University.

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Speakers advocate massive education campaign about value of unions

Labor must launch a massive education campaign about the value of unions, to counter right wing propaganda and to forestall deepening nationwide cynicism.

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Oregon contractor broke labor law, NLRB rules for union painters

The firm violated federal labor law 18 separate ways, and now must make amends.

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Postal unions plan national protests vs. closings

The nation's four postal employee unions are uniting for the Nov. 14 protest against planned Jan. 2015 shutdown of 82 more distribution centers.

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Labor making intensive final push for Election Day, Nov. 4

Backed by radio ads from the AFL-CIO and several top unions, workers and their allies mounted a final intensive political push in the week before the Nov. 4 election.

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AFL-CIO rallies Georgia voters for Nov. 4

The AFL-CIO's determination to advance the struggle in southern red electoral states came alive Sunday, Oct. 26, with a Get Out the Vote rally.

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Today in labor history: Puerto Rican labor organizer and feminist Luisa Capetillo born

She lived intensely: she fought for workers causes and the emancipation of women till here death..

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Labor Secretary boosts unions, praises new models of organizing

For Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, unions are responsible for creating and sustaining the middle class, and represent what's right with the U.S.

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