Labor News

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McDonald’s wage announcement draws the ire of low-wage workers

"Millions of families working for poverty wages will continue to struggle until McDonald's pays a living wage."

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USW local ratifies new pact with Honeywell, ends long lockout

The plant was scheduled to reopen Apr. 1 but the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission must recertify the workers before all can return.

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Workers call McDonald’s hourly wage raise a PR gimmick

"It's a PR stunt, and that stunt isn't going to pay my gas bill this month, or get my landlord off my back."

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AFL-CIO, allies praise White House drive for paid family leave law

The AFL-CIO, women's rights groups, and their allies are praising a new campaign to push Congress to enact a paid family and medical leave law.

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Fight for 15 announces largest nationwide strike ever

"We need to fight for everyone, especially for those who feel that they can't fight by themselves."

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Massive outpouring expected Apr. 15 in the Fight for $15

Low wage workers throughout the county are gearing up for the April 15 national demonstration demanding a raise in the minimum wage.

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Danny Glover tells young unionists they are making history

"Each generation makes its own history... We need your voices here now more than ever."

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Workers mobilize vs. GOP budgets’ pension, pay cut schemes

Members of federal workers and postal employee unions mobilized against Republican budget schemes that would - again - cut their pay.

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W. Va. GOP legislature passes, Dem. governor signs anti-worker bill

"Today marks the first time in West Virginia history that our state officially reduced safety standards for coal miners."

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Illinois union coalition battles Rauner fair share fee ban in state courts

Rauner intends to hurt "the men and women who do the real work of state government."

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