Labor News

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Airport screeners seek more staff, better treatment

In the last five years, 100 million more passengers are flying, but the number of screeners has not kept up.

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Connecticut AFL-CIO: "We need an inclusion revolution"

"To restore our country, to make America great again, we need an inclusion revolution."

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Union leaders express outrage at Orlando massacre, sympathy for victims and families

"I don't know where to begin. Fifty dead, many more wounded, in the worst mass shooting in American history. I am sick and heartbroken."

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Active unionists go one for two in June 5 primaries

One of them, who won in New Jersey, said he would continue to push for more jobs and safer neighborhoods. 

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United Auto Workers union endorses Clinton

The decision is notable because of UAW's past history as a beacon of progressivism.

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Unions: New Verizon pact gives raises, halts outsourcing, adds jobs

Some 40,000 Verizon workers from Maine down through Virginia marched back to work today after a company-forced 45-day strike earned them victories.

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Court says workers can't be forced to sign mandatory arbitration clauses

Abstract: Forcing workers to sign away their right to sue or join class action lawsuits against employers violates the National Labor Relations Act, says the 7th Circuit.

 

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Covered Bridge potato chip strike ends in “tremendous victory”

Outlasting the boss who said, "Screw you and your f*cking union," potato chip workers in New Brunswick just scored a major win.

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Tiffany Dena Loftin: Vision, solutions will strengthen labor movement

The head of the AFL-CIO's Civil, Human, and Women's Rights Division tackles some of labor's thorniest issues on a daily basis.

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Washington, DC “Circulator” bus drivers win right to refuse to drive unsafe buses

Drivers of the popular bus line in downtown Washington will get paid on par with Metrobus drivers, and won't have to drive unsafe vehicles.

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