Labor News

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House GOP unveils two more anti-NLRB, anti-union bills

The radical right GOP majority on the House Education and the Workforce Committee continued its anti-worker crusade.

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Teamsters voting on UPS pacts

Teamsters are voting on new contracts with UPS. They cover 250,000 workers, making them the largest private-sector bargaining agreements in the U.S.

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Anti-union greed the killer in Philly building collapse

Six people who died here June 5 have been described as being "of different backgrounds and classes."

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Teachers march against “teach to the test”

Thousands of New York unionized teachers and their supporters descended on the state capital in Albany on June 8.

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Dark day for journalism: Sun Times “deletes” photo department

Twenty-eight photojournalists were out the door in a blink; it was as if they pushed a button and deleted a whole culture.

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Unions say Senate must act to fill court vacancies

Richard Trumka said the Senate should "move expeditiously" to approve Obama's nominees for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for DC.

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NYC AFSCME Council endorses Liu in mayoral race

Saying Comptroller John Liu "would end the favoritism towards the wealthy 1%" and return the government to its people, AFSCME District Council 37 delegates unanimously endorsed his mayoral candidacy.

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Striking Walmart workers' caravan heads for firm's headquarters, annual meeting

A group of more than 100 Walmart workers from stores in Northern California, Miami, Boston, Denver and elsewhere started an extended strike on Memorial Day against the retail mega-monster.

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Today in labor history: Ford goes to revolutionary Russia

On May 30, 1929, the Ford Motor Company signed a technical assistance contract to produce cars in the newly industrializing Soviet Union.

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Union protests Obama's nomination of Pritzker

Saying Hyatt Hotel magnate Penny Pritzker destroys jobs,  Unite Here members crowded into the back of a Senate hearing room to show the union opposes her nomination as U.S. Commerce Secretary.

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