Labor News

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China and Russia have workers councils but not Chattanooga

Workers in the United States know organizing here in the belly of the corporate beast is no easy task.

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UAW’s Bob King: We’re in a war for democracy

Retiring UAW President Bob King proclaimed a truism long understood by labor activists - "The amount of power you have determines the amount of justice you get."

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“O” for organizing: UAW unfolds fightback program

The United Auto Workers union is unfolding a fightback program at its 36th Constitutional Convention here this week.

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Walmart moms challenge Walmart chairman

Opening a new front in their long campaign to improve Walmart, the "Walmart moms," members of OURWalmart, are taking on the company's chairman.

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Labor’s Hall of Fame inducts Susan Holleran, Doug Fraser

Holleran's dedication to telling the stories of hard-working women and men fighting for their rights in the workplace inspired other writers who knew her.

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Today in labor history: Police open fire on striking steelworkers

Police opened fire on workers who were marching to the Republic Steel plant in south Chicago to set up a picket line.

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Walmart moms announce new strikes in 20 cities starting Friday

Citing the company's retaliation against workers, striking Walmart moms will join fellow workers, families, and community supporters nationwide as early as Friday.

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Today in labor history: Rochester general strike

On May 28, 1946, more than 30,000 workers in Rochester, N.Y., staged a successful one-day general strike. 

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Hartford and New Haven join fast-food workers strike in 150 cities

"Where Congress is failing to take action to address inequality, these workers are leading the way; their fight is a shining light that will benefit all workers in the country."

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Fast food workers striking all over the world

Today, fast food workers around the world are engaging in a one-day strike calling for higher wages and the right to form a union.

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