Labor News

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Justices unanimously back public employee whistleblower

The 9-0 ruling cheered the NEA, whose Alabama affiliate - the largest and most-influential union in the state - provided the attorneys for whistleblower Edward Lane in lower court arguments.

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Union cheers mass transit advocate’s election in Canada

Wynne swept to victory in the voting in Canada's largest province, home to approximately one of every three Canadians. 

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California judge rules teacher tenure unconstitutional

The latest attack on teachers and their unions was handed down on June 10 by Judge Rolf M. Treu of Los Angeles Superior Court, in his ruling on Vergara v. California.

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Communist Party convention goers explore Chicago's labor history

Some of the 300 delegates and guests of the Communist Party USA's 30th Convention kicked off their  party's gathering with a labor history tour of the Windy City.

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San Franciscans to vote on $15 city minimum wage

San Franciscans will vote this November on whether to gradually increase the city-wide minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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Bricklayers join BlueGreen Alliance

The Bricklayers became the latest union to join the BlueGreen Alliance, a coalition of 16 unions and environmental groups working together.

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UAW convention elects Williams to succeed King

United Auto Workers convention delegates overwhelmingly elected Secretary-Treasurer Dennis Williams to succeed retiring union President Bob King.

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CWA'S Cohen ties fight vs. income inequality to fight for democracy

"Corporations are people in America and can run orchestrated campaigns to destroy working people. That's what gets me mad!"

 

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China and Russia have workers councils but not Chattanooga

Workers in the United States know organizing here in the belly of the corporate beast is no easy task.

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Boosting fighting power, UAW raises dues after hot debate

Leaders of the United Auto Workers union are well aware of the attacks against workers worldwide. Their fightback program is called "PRO Members."

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