Labor News

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Workers to Hyatt: Put housekeeper on board of directors

Housekeepers will convene here tonight to nominate one of their own to sit on the hotel's board of directors.

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Union leaders like Obama’s choice for labor secretary

A top union leader who worked closely with Thomas Perez, President Obama's nominee to be the nation's next Secretary of Labor, says Perez can bring labor and progressive firms together.

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Largest union sportsman’s event in Ohio highlights conservation project

The Pipefitter's Hall was packed, over 500 folks filing in for what was the eighth in a series of Union Sportsmen's Alliance public events.

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L.A. healthcare security workers demonstrate

"No contract, no peace!" chanted over fifty demonstrators from SEIU/USWW (Service Employees International Union/United Service Workers West) here Mar. 12.

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Chicago unions go to bat for immigration reform

Chicago's labor movement turned out in force yesterday to declare support for immediate reform of immigration law.

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Collective bargaining easier in Germany

The German model of collective bargaining, and what the U.S. can learn from it, was the top topic of conversation.

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Acting labor secretary links wage hikes to unions

U.S. workers' wages rise when U.S. unions thrive, the temporary top man at the U.S. Labor Department, acting Secretary Seth Harris, says.

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Unions to focus on dumping GOP governors

The 2012 election is barely in the books, but the AFL-CIO is already starting to think about the next round of polling, in November 2014.

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Missouri may become latest Right-to-Work (for less) state

If Republican lawmakers get their way, Missouri may become the 25th state in the nation to impose a so-called 'Right-to-Work' law.

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Union leaders: Time is now for immigration reform

The executive council of the AFL-CIO unanimously passed a resolution demanding that the Congress of the United States immediately pass immigration reform.

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