Labor News

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Yale graduate teachers petition NLRB for union recognition

Gleeful graduate student workers at Yale University wasted no time in filing petitions with the NLRB for union certification following the long awaited decision to restore collective bargaining rights.

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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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Chicago teachers prepare for possible strike as students return to school

Chicagoans and union members worry about two major concerns: how the district will access more funds, and how equitably those funds will be spent.

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Jewish Labor Committee protests Israeli labor rule discriminating vs. Palestinian workers

"As an organization that cares about Israel's future as a democratic and progressive society, this matters to us, and should matter to others as well."

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Obama administration to fed contractors: Comply with labor law

The administration issued a final 369-page rule explaining just how federal contractors must comply with labor law.

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Teachers and Uber drivers win in California courts

Uber drivers won't have to accept an onerous settlement, and Calif. teachers won't lose tenure.

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Unions battle employers that use arbitration to curb worker rights

The direct attack on worker rights engineered by Gov. Scott Walker is only one front of the war on workers.

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Exuberant after court win, Minn. $15 campaign charts course to victory

More than 100,000 Minneapolis workers - many of them women and people of color - would benefit from the $15 wage.

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Coalition of Immokalee Workers call for boycott of Wendy’s

Wendy's is still refusing to sign the CIW's Fair Food agreement; readers can sign the petition and join the boycott.

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OSHA fines Tyson 263k after faulty machine amputates worker’s finger

OSHA said the worker had his finger amputated by the machine when he was trying to remove chicken parts jammed in its conveyor belt.

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