Labor News

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Fast food strikes to happen in 100 cities Thursday

CHICAGO - Fast food workers in at least 100 cities are planning to walk off the job this Thursday in what organizers describe as the largest strike action yet in their drive for higher pay.

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Truckers support Walmart workers ahead of Black Friday

An early action against the megamonster, known for its always-low wages, always-bad benefits and rampant labor law-breaking, came Nov. 18.

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McDonald's tells workers to sell their Christmas gifts for cash

McDonald's won't stop dolling out bizarre "advice" for their employees, including a set of "tips" ranging from stress management techniques to how to get a quick buck.

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Walmart seeks food donations for its workers

"How about paying workers more than $7.25 an hour?'" asked Terrie Napolitano, a Lodi, New Jersey resident who shops at several Walmarts in her area.

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U.S. to prosecute Walmart for violation of workers' rights

The National Labor Relations Board General Counsel is issuing a decision today to prosecute Walmart for its widespread violations of its workers' rights.

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NLRB: Groups’ call center fired worker for union activism

"They've taken every opportunity to fire people, and they've been getting away with it."

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Today in labor history: Phone workers call for union

The National Federation of Telephone Workers - later to become the CWA - was founded today in New Orleans in 1938.

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Supreme court wrestles with outlawing card check and other union rights

Some right-wing anti-union moves ran into an apparently skeptical U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 13.

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Black Friday Walmart strike wave already underway

"I want people to be able to live better, you know, like the commercial says; nobody lives better now except for the Waltons."

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Detroit’s Fox 2, unfair to working families

An early Christmas party at a local furniture store became the rally site for workers of Fox 2 television.

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