Labor News

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Federal employees’ union demands a real raise

"We may or may not get the 5.3, but we are putting on the record that we need it," said  AFGE President J. David Cox.

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Arkansas poultry workers see wages plucked

Tyson Foods delivered the news to shareholders that its income soared by 49 percent; but the poultry workers who made all this money for the chicken titan face serious struggles.

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Trump offers workers scapegoats, not wages

Like a preacher of prejudice, Trump validates cursing the nation's marginalized and accusing them of emptying workers' bank accounts.

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AFL-CIO report on “Raise The Wage” campaign lauds grassroots success

Workers hit the streets for causes ranging from decent pay to undoing two-tier wage systems to health and safety.

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NLRB rejects McDonalds’ request to treat joint employer cases separately

The NLRB's general counsel presents evidence in one big case about the joint responsibility of McDonald's and its local franchises to obey labor law.

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Mayor De Blasio helps celebrate NY Fight For 15 victory

Mayor de Blasio and the city council have called for $15 in NYC wage but the Republican-led state senate has blocked the desired increase.

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Despite vicious opposition, Chattanooga workers are unionizing

In the face of corporation opposition, skilled workers at the Volkswagen plant voted for UAW to become their collective bargaining representative, a step toward unionization of the whole plant.

 

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High court tackles four important cases involving workers, unions

The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to drastically rewrite not just labor law, but working conditions in the U.S.

 

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Workers unite across the nation in the Fight for 15

"Before I started with Fight for 15, the management would scream and degrade us in front of people; now they actually treat us with respect."

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PW in the streets: Do fast food workers deserve $15?

People's World took it to the streets, asking the question, "Do fast food workers deserve $15 an hour and the right to unionize?"

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