Labor News


Going behind the rhetoric on public employee pensions

Wow.  Last week there was yet another out-of-state special interest group trying to tell New Hampshire how to run OUR government.


Striking Walmart workers: What do we want? Respect!

Striking Walmart workers are making it very clear that if the giant store chain does not address their demands, they will see a most memorable Black Friday.

Workers rights, pensions, and ability to buy elections on state ballots

Workers rights, government workers' pensions and what roles workers - and firms - can play in politics are among the referendums that will greet voters.


Strike actions hitting Walmart around the country

Everybody sang. Everybody yelled. Everybody marched. The fight is on.


Chipotle signs “Fair Food” pact with Immokalee workers

Following a six-year struggle, the CIW signed an agreement Oct. 4 with Chipotle Mexican Grill, ending their campaign against the company.


Walmart warehouse workers win strike, full back pay

In what is being described as a historic victory, 38 workers at Walmart's largest distribution center in North America ended their 21-day strike and have returned to work.


Opponents of outsourcing arrested at Bain plant for blocking trucks

Three supporters of outsourced workers were arrested this morning for blocking equipment removal at the Bain-owned Sensata Technologies plant.

After death, new Missouri law protects utility workers

A new utility workers protection law passed in Missouri could become a model for other such legislation nationally.


Firing of unionists sparks protest at public TV station

A mass firing at WHUT, the station at Washington's Howard University, sparked a mass protest at the school's opening convocation.


Walmart associates launch first ever strike

Walmart store associates from a dozen stores in the Los Angeles area here took a historic action yesterday by holding a one-day strike.

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