Labor News

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Domestic workers see gains, yet struggle for decent work

"I do housework, cooking, gardening, take care of the children," said domestic worker Amma, who is forced to sleep in a garage; "I receive insults like, 'You are an animal.'"

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Coalition forms to combat wage theft in Minnesota

The new wage theft coalition will focus on identifying and implementing solutions.

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Labor campaign kills anti-worker measures in N.M.

"The session's ending, but we're just getting started. That's why we need you to stay active and engaged through Election Day."

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Unions: New Verizon pact gives raises, halts outsourcing, adds jobs

Some 40,000 Verizon workers from Maine down through Virginia marched back to work today after a company-forced 45-day strike earned them victories.

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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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Thousands rally to denounce Illinois Gov. Rauner’s anti-worker agenda

The 'Rauner Is Hurting Illinois' march and rally spanned out over six full city blocks in Springfield, Illinois.

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United flight attendants demonstrate worldwide for a contract

The principal demands were for better pay that at least matches that in other airline companies, quality healthcare, and retiree benefits.

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Rally for job security at Yale

Up to 2,000 union members and community allies filled Cedar Street May 5 to support 986 union members whose jobs are threatened.

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Workers suffer as Nabisco CEO makes millions, moves Oreo production line to Mexico

Such contrasts lead the AFL-CIO to publish its yearly study comparing CEO pay and the median pay of U.S. workers.

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Verizon worker explains why she strikes in open letter to CEO

A rank-and-file Verizon worker penned an open letter to the company's CEO, telling him why he forced her to walk the picket line.

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