Labor News

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Workers take back May Day

Across the country on May 1, tens of thousands of workers, led by the presidents of the nation's largest unions, reclaimed May Day as an American holiday.

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Drive opens to repeal union-busting Ohio law

Tens of thousands of petitions are hitting the streets of Ohio to repeal Senate Bill 5, a drastic union-busting law led by the Republican-controlled state legislature and signed by Gov. John Kasich.

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Florida labor fights “paycheck protection”

Florida's labor movement is fighting against a bill, supported by the state's Chamber of Commerce and legislature, that would strip public sector unions of their right to engage in political activity.

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Relocating production line to avoid union breaks labor law

The NLRB says Boeing's decision to locate its second assembly line for its new model "Dreamliner" super-jumbo passenger plane in non-union South Carolina, and not in its unionized plants in the Pacific Northwest, breaks labor law.

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May Day in Chicago: Labor to commemorate Haymarket martyrs

It's just one word in labor history with a lot of associations: Haymarket.

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Union leaders urge: Act now to stop paycheck "protection" laws

"This is about eliminating the organizations that represent people. With one vote they are trying to take away our rights."

Labor law enforcer: “I’m not dead yet!”

Collective bargaining remains one of the few effective ways to preserve the American middle class, the chair of the National Labor Relations Board says.

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Cuban trade unionist speaks in Los Angeles

Gilda Chacon Bravo is the first Cuban trade union representative to be granted a visa to the United States in many years and is touring the country.

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2,000 rally for union rights on U.S.-Canada border

Union members from Canada and the United States rallied at Peace Arch Park on the U.S.-Canada border, April 2, as part of the April 4 week of We Are One events.

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State workers tell Missouri lawmakers: Stop stealing from us

Hundreds rallied in Jefferson City at Missouri's State Capitol building against "right to work" and paycheck deception legislation.

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