Labor News

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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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De Blasio order mandates employer neutrality in NYC union drives

The New York mayor said his executive order would mandate labor peace on construction and retail by “preventing disruptions” while benefiting the workers.

 

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Virginia unionists concentrate on beating right-to-work

Amid reports Republicans may be ceding Virginia to Hillary Clinton in the presidential race, unions are focusing on defeating a right to work referendum. 

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"Lakeland Ledger" newsroom staff vote to join News Guild-CWA

The staff hand-signed and posted an open letter saying they want to work for a quality newspaper, but the corporation mandated layoffs and unfilled positions.

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