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Walmart moms announce new strikes in 20 cities starting Friday

Citing the company's retaliation against workers, striking Walmart moms will join fellow workers, families, and community supporters nationwide as early as Friday.

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Today in labor history: Hawaiian workers win collective bargaining

On May 21, 1945, the Hawaii Employee Relations Act was signed, guaranteeing the predominantly Native Hawaiian and Asian immigrant pineapple and sugar workers the right to bargain collectively.

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Unity was their cry: Fast food workers go global

Tattooed teenagers joined with their sign-carrying elders as part of the global fast food workers' strike. Like an idea whose time has come, there was no holding back this group.

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Hartford and New Haven join fast-food workers strike in 150 cities

"Where Congress is failing to take action to address inequality, these workers are leading the way; their fight is a shining light that will benefit all workers in the country."

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Fast food workers strike in 150 U.S. cities and 36 countries

"It feels good to be a part of history. It's been a year that fast-food workers first went on strike for $15 and a union and now our movement has spread all over the world."

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Fast food workers striking all over the world

Today, fast food workers around the world are engaging in a one-day strike calling for higher wages and the right to form a union.

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People's World Hangout: Join the fight to save mail delivery!

Why is the Postal Service pretending it is losing money when, in fact, it is making a profit?

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Fast food protests to go global May 15

Demonstrations are planned for New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and 147 other U.S. cities and also on five other continents.

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Why is the postmaster general understating postal revenue gains?

The supposed loss results from crushing pension pre-funding requirements imposed on the Postal Service.

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Walmart workers call on Obama to challenge retailer on wages

"Either you are going to keep your gas or your lights on, not both. You shouldn't have to make choices like that in America today."

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