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Protesters serve notice to McDonald’s shareholders: $15 and union

The demonstrators had a single-minded determination to send a message to McDonald's on the eve of its stockholders meeting.

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Los Angeles raising minimum wage to $15 by 2020

"Our city has taken a much-needed, significant step toward lifting hundreds of thousands of people out of poverty."

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Katrina smashed New Orleans, now SCOTUS smashes its teachers

The quest of 7,500 fired New Orleans teachers and school staffers for back pay and damages ended in a loss at the Supreme Court.

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Restaurant workers crash the “other” NRA’s trade show

Restaurant workers loudly cried in protest, "$2.13 is not the American Dream," at the National Restaurant Association's trade show.

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Rail unions weigh in with more analysis on Amtrak crash

Why was there a one-person train crew and no Positive Train Control system?

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Pension plans at stake in Bricklayers dispute

In current negotiations, the management trustees of the union's pension propose to radically change the union's pension plan.

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Call goes out for boycott of Driscoll

A work stoppage began March 17 in the San Quintín Valley, in Baja California, as workers called for a minimum daily wage of 300 pesos, about $20.

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Labor steps up its crusade for undocumented workers

"We see 20 percent of our workforce being deported; half of Texas' construction workers are undocumented."

 

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Memorial Day massacre commemoration inspires Midwest steelworkers

Steelworkers and the community gathered to remember the lives lost and lessons learned in the 1937 Memorial Day Massacre.

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Anti-union groups target California teachers

Pro-corporate education anti-union groups have taken aim at California teachers unions with two separate lawsuits.

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