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Exploited Uber drivers organize with ATU

Taking matters into their own hands, exploited Uber drivers in NYC decided to improve their jobs and working conditions.

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NLRB ruling could strengthen the power of strikes

If the NLRB accepts a recommendation from its own general counsel, the right of workers to strike for better wages and conditions could be greatly strengthened.

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Tale of two cities: “Yes” vs. “no” on fair work schedules

Not knowing when and for how long they will be at work makes it virtually impossible for workers to arrange for child care or have a good home life.

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The Break Room: Who owns your time?

Having a work schedule you can depend on has joined raising the minimum wage as a winnable demand for America's millions of low-paid workers.

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Miners march on Congress to demand legislation to save pensions

Several big coal companies have also used federal bankruptcy law to escape from funding retirees' pensions through the per-ton tax on coal.

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Big Las Vegas Culinary Workers Local issues travel alert about Trump hotel there

Culinary Workers Local 226, stonewalled by management at Trump's Las Vegas hotel, has a new website with a travel alert, warning the travel industry about the struggle there.

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The fight for 15: Hold on, Baltimore’s coming!

Maryland may not see $15 for quite some time. But Baltimore Fight for $15 activists aren't waiting.

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Mine Workers to rally at U.S. Capitol for preserving pensions

Congress must live up to our nation's 70-year promise to retired miners and their widows.

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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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