Labor News

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Week-long Minnesota nurses strike part of forced walkout in three states

Hospital chains demand that its nurses virtually give up their health insurance; patient safety and quality of patient care are also top issues.

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Hospital workers in Vancouver, Wash. unionize to fight for their patients

Even the doctors are part of the bargaining unit at this small hospital in the Pacific Northwest.

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The struggle for LGBTQ workers’ rights continues

Pride at Work co-founder Nancy Wohlforth recalls how gay bartenders dumped bottles of Coors beer into the sewers; decades later, have things changed?

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Globalized economy might help Mississippi Nissan workers win union vote

Nissan workers have travelled twice from Mississippi to France to show government officials there proof of Nissan's illegal anti-union tactics.

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Years of organizing at CUNY yields wins for workers

Thousands of workers at the City University of New York's 24 campuses will see improvements in their pay and benefits.

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Love and solidarity on tap for Pulse workers in Orlando

It was not only the 49 lives that were snuffed out by bullets last Sunday; the jobs of all surviving employees at Pulse were also casualties.

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The fight isn’t over for farm worker overtime

"We're going to get this done for the 400,000 Californians who deserve the dignity of an eight-hour day."

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CWA’s Larson warns of post-election push for Trans-Pacific Pact

CWA's legislative director is urging his union's activists - and other unionists - to keep the pressure on lawmakers to vote against the TPP.

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Airport screeners seek more staff, better treatment

In the last five years, 100 million more passengers are flying, but the number of screeners has not kept up.

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Domestic workers see gains, yet struggle for decent work

"I do housework, cooking, gardening, take care of the children," said domestic worker Amma, who is forced to sleep in a garage; "I receive insults like, 'You are an animal.'"

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