Labor News

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Union seeks more than just shutdown of 52 bad bus firms

The government's shutdown of 52 intercity and tour bus companies for unsafe conditions is welcome, but does not solve the basic industry ills.

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Justices let stand, but limit, ruling against card check

 The six-person majority said the justices never should have heard the case.

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Jobs with Justice relaunches with new website and bigger agenda

"As the new Jobs With Justice, we are leading the fight for workers' rights and an economy that benefits everyone."

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Union leaders slam federal budget deal

Union leaders say it unfairly hits the nation's two million federal workers - who have borne the brunt of prior budget cuts.

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Today in labor history: UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favorable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.

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Union-made in America holiday gift guide

Searching for that perfect holiday gift? Check out this Made in America, union-made gift guide.

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Teachers’ leader: ALEC kills rights for corporate power

ALEC  "strips away rights" of workers and voters "in the interests of the power they represent," AFT president Randi Weingarten says. 

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Lawrence & Memorial hospital nurses locked out

Locked out nurses and tech workers at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital have put their jobs on the line to protect quality patient care and stop privatization and union busting.

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Protesting poverty wages lands them in jail

At the intersection of Snelling and University Avenues in St. Paul, Minnesota, 26 were arrested on Black Friday afternoon, Nov. 29, for protesting poverty wages.

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AFGE: GOP senators want to “Walmartize” workforce

Three GOP senators want to "Walmartize" federal workers by eliminating regular pensions for all new hires.

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