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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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Labor and allies launch new push to rein in Wall Street

"They're trying to run the political system to influence us to let them write the rules to let them make more money."

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UCLA Labor Center graduates 50 new activists for workers

Los Angeles' leading scholarly research institution on labor issues provides brainpower to the fight for 15 and against wage theft.

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Workers crash Nabisco shareholders meet to confront Oreo CEO

They call Oreo their "billion dollar cookie" but if you're manufacturing such a valuable cookie, why would you disenfranchise families to make it even more valuable?

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Unions turning one million Latino green card holders into citizens

"Most of these people don't even know they can become citizens; they should know what their rights are."

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