Labor News

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Walker says minimum wage serves no purpose

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) doesn't believe the minimum wage "serves a purpose."

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Organizers in Colombia’s flower industry: These roses have thorns!

For workers in Colombia, providing bouquets for vases has meant increasing hours with falling pay, growing health problems, and human rights violations.

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Today in Labor History: Clayton Antitrust Act signed

The Act established that unions are not conspiracies under the law and freed them to legally strike, picket and boycott employers.

 

 

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Working Families Party rallies to turnout Row D vote

The event highlighted that a big turnout on Row D, the WFP line, will be decisive in ensuring that Cuomo, the IDC and other elected officials remain good to their word.

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Leader of 50-million member labor federation blasts Nissan in Mississippi

"We are not going away until these Nissan workers win the right to a union, as the 150,000 unionized Nissan workers elsewhere."

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Trumka: “Raising wages will be a driving force at the polls”

"Labor is perfectly positioned to unite a massive movement, to raise wages and to lift up our communities."

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Global auto union leaders to meet with Nissan workers in Mississippi

A delegation of senior-level trade union leaders from around the globe will travel to Canton, Mississippi, to meet with Nissan workers and community leaders.

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Mercedes-Benz workers form new union local in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International employees and the United Auto Workers announced the formation of UAW Local 112, a new local union.

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N.Y. and D.C low-wage workers win big

More than 200,000 low-wage workers got big wins from New York Mayor de Blasio and the Obama administration's Labor Department.

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Reynoldsburg, Ohio teachers strike continues as Board of Education digs in

Teachers in the small suburban community of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, returned to the picket line for their second week of striking.

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