Labor News

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AFL-CIO Vice President Gebre: What does it mean to be American?

Tefere Gebre has been a proud union member for most of his life, valuing the freedom of people to come together in union.

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Love and solidarity on tap for Pulse workers in Orlando

It was not only the 49 lives that were snuffed out by bullets last Sunday; the jobs of all surviving employees at Pulse were also casualties.

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Chicago Teachers fire back: “We have had it!” (with video)

Labor and community organizers worked tirelessly throughout the day to stage events that engaged the community in vibrant ways.

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Trumka takes on Trump

Richard  Trumka remarked, "We deserve better" than Donald Trump's racism.

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Chicago Teachers Union fighting for education, children, families, and community

Over 5,000 joined the Chicago Teachers Union for a Tailgate Party and Solidarity Rally for public education and a fair contract

 

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Video: Steelworkers fight for a fair deal

Their contract with ArcelorMittal expired September 1; the union is staying on the job in hopes of a fair contract, but are ready to fightback in what are very tough negotiations.

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Video: Despite anti-union attacks, steelworkers rally for contract, justice

United Steelworkers (USW) union members and allies demonstrated this past week in two separate rallies for a fair contract for workers who produce steel.

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Video: Chicago teachers protest charter expansion

 Teachers union activists assembled at the Chicago Public School Board before classes began to protest plans to expand for-profit charter schools.

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Workers getting burned by McDonald's greed

"The Food Service Industry experiences the highest number of burns of any employment sector, about 12,000 each year."

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Union shows viewers real “American Horror Story”

The American Horror Story ad reflects what is said to be labor's priority - to defeat sitting right-wing governors in the four states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Florida.

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