Labor News

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Port workers spend Labor Day on picket line

LONGVIEW, Wash. - Embattled dockworkers marched on their picket lines, Labor Day weekend, standing tall against EGT, the international grain consortium that seeks to break the union at their huge new grain terminal in the Port of Longview.

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Chicago Southeast Side rally for teachers (with video)

Teachers, steelworkers, electricians, firefighters and other union members, their families and supporters, rallied here on the Southeast Side to defend teachers and union rights.

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Union victory is sweet, says Piedmont Airlines worker (video)

In this video, Piedmont Airlines ramp worker Abdur Dilal tells the more than 1,100 delegates and guests at the Communications Workers convention about the hard-fought campaign to win a union.

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Longshore workers battle union-buster (video)

EGT, an international consortium in Longview, Wash., is privatizing a public dock, owned by the Port of Longview, and bringing in scab labor to bust the workers' local longshore union.

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Verizon workers to take strike vote July 25 (video)

Verizon workers and retirees face the fight of their lives, as the profitable telecom corporation tries to take back every hard-earned benefit.

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1877 St. Louis General Strike: lessons for today (video)

Labor and community activists gathered in Granite City, Ill., to remember the 1877 St. Louis general strike.

Stand Up for Ohio hosts festival to "bring awesome back"

Hear about Stand Up for Ohio's work, and get ready for Aug. 20 festival to bring back awesome to the Buckeye State.

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Labor leader renews call to bring troops home (video)

VIDEO: CWA President Larry Cohen talks about the union's message to America, bringing the troops home from Iraq and Afghanistan and endorsing President Barack Obama.

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Next Generation claim union, social justice organizing as their own

Younger CWA union members start Next Generation campaign to organize youth into better-paid jobs and labor's social activism.

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Video: Union thunder in Wisconsin

They came in with a roar. Bringing union thunder on Haley-Davidsons. Motorcycles made in Wisconsin by union workers.

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