Labor News

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Labor campaign kills anti-worker measures in N.M.

"The session's ending, but we're just getting started. That's why we need you to stay active and engaged through Election Day."

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Aging in the fields: No alternative but to keep working

"I had to work out of necessity. My mother couldn't support my younger siblings alone, and I'm the eldest daughter."

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United Auto Workers union endorses Clinton

The decision is notable because of UAW's past history as a beacon of progressivism.

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Unions: New Verizon pact gives raises, halts outsourcing, adds jobs

Some 40,000 Verizon workers from Maine down through Virginia marched back to work today after a company-forced 45-day strike earned them victories.

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Covered Bridge potato chip strike ends in “tremendous victory”

Outlasting the boss who said, "Screw you and your f*cking union," potato chip workers in New Brunswick just scored a major win.

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Thousands of Fight for $15 activists descend on McDonalds shareholder meeting

The rally aimed to disrupt the burger giant's corporate proceedings with singing, chanting, and demands for $15 and a union.

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Maryland enacts tough equal pay law

The new law protects poor women, women of color, and transgender individuals from discrimination.

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Beyoncé sweatshop controversy shines spotlight on harsh conditions of working women

UK-based press reports that Sri Lankan workers who make Beyoncé's new clothing line are being exploited. Now what?

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AFL-CIO stands with Brazilian workers and democracy

The political crisis in Brazil has entered a stage likely to damage democracy in the country for years to come and have a negative impact on the entire region.

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Steelworkers’ VP connects dots between 1937 massacre and today’s challenges

Steelworkers and allies convened on Chicago's Southeast side to look back at the historic 1937 "Little Steel" strike.

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