Labor News

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Rallies for $15 minimum wage to be held nationwide November 10

Polls show that Americans support raising the minimum wage - in recent years 14 states have done so.

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Survey: Health care premiums continue to outpace inflation and wages

The survey confirms what most workers already feel: Health care costs are gobbling up more and more of their wages.

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Labor launches new measures to wipe out unequal pay for women

The labor federation is launching measures to wipe out pay inequality based on gender, and to guarantee that all workers have paid family and sick leave and fair scheduling.

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Project launched to put raising minimum wage on state ballots

The Fairness Project was launched today to help raise the minimum wage through ballot initiatives in states, cities, and counties across the nation.

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In most states, even $15 an hour is not enough

Workers nationwide have been campaigning for a $15 hourly "living wage," but a new think tank report says that in most states, $15 is not enough.

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Angry UAW workers unhappy with proposed Fiat Chrysler contract

The UAW International is withholding comments until the workers have all voted.

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USW-ArcelorMittal steel talks to resume

"Steel jobs provide decent living wages and help support a lot of other jobs in the community; the company wants to take that away."

 

 

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Fed up with “Walmart wages,” Alabama auto parts plant goes union

"Jobs in the auto industry helped build America's middle class, but today they are adding to the nation's low-wage crisis."

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UAW: Chrysler pact gradually eliminates two-tier wages

A tentative contract features gradual elimination of the system that the Detroit 3 automakers instituted after hitting the financial rocks during the Great Recession.

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Unions lobby lawmakers to prevent government shutdown

With another government shutdown looming, federal workers' unions are advising their members on how to cope with a sudden halt to their paychecks.

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