Labor News

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Striking workers assail Red Cross “union-avoidance plan”

It tears Red Cross workers up to not be doing the jobs they love. But at some point, they have to protect their own lives and livelihoods too.

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NLRB official orders rerun recognition vote at Target store

Saying Target illegally threatened to close its store if workers won a vote, a judge ordered a rerun election at the 268-worker store.

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Steelworkers remember martyrs, fight for living

The Republic Steel mill in south Chicago is sacred ground for the American labor movement.

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Coalition asks members to lobby for Paycheck Fairness Act

The drive kicked off when Senate Democrats announced that Senate leaders promised them a vote on the legislation.

Unions blast judge for halting new election rules

Unionists blasted a ruling by a federal judge throwing out the union election rules changes the National Labor Relations Board recently implemented.

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Labor's top organizer sees long fight ahead

Labor groups, Latinos, African-Americans, women, and students must unite in a years-long campaign to restore and reclaim workers rights.

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Home care workers win union rights

Home care workers hugge and cheered when the State Senate voted in favor of  granting home health care and child care workers collective bargaining.

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Caterpillar workers strike against take back contract

Nearly 800 workers at a Caterpillar plant have been on strike since May 1 after the company refused to back off a far reaching concessionary contract proposal.

Twin Cities hospital strike vote scheduled

Members of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota will vote whether to authorize a strike at eight Twin Cities hospitals.

OSHA warns bosses on summer heat

There's a very simple way for employers to avoid having their workers keel over from heat exhaustion or die from heat stroke: "Water, rest, and shade."

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