Labor News

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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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These union members have no love for Trump

Workers in Western Kentucky have some tough questions for the flashy real estate salesman and presidential candidate.

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AFL-CIO stands with Brazilian workers and democracy

The political crisis in Brazil has entered a stage likely to damage democracy in the country for years to come and have a negative impact on the entire region.

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Steelworkers’ VP connects dots between 1937 massacre and today’s challenges

Steelworkers and allies convened on Chicago's Southeast side to look back at the historic 1937 "Little Steel" strike.

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UCLA Labor Center graduates 50 new activists for workers

Los Angeles' leading scholarly research institution on labor issues provides brainpower to the fight for 15 and against wage theft.

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Teamsters oppose beer mega-merger

Abstract: Jobs in America's brewing industry are being threatened by monopolistic mergers of mega-corporate beer makers.

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Workers crash Nabisco shareholders meet to confront Oreo CEO

They call Oreo their "billion dollar cookie" but if you're manufacturing such a valuable cookie, why would you disenfranchise families to make it even more valuable?

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