Labor News

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Government workers march on Capitol Hill

Hundreds of AFGE members marched on Capitol Hill on Feb. 11 campaigning for national and union causes.

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L & M nurses and tech workers win a contract

The 800 workers stood strong and with a broad array of public support forced the administration of the community hospital to end the lockout.

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Workers at Volkswagen Tenn. plant taking union recognition vote

If the union wins, the victory would make VW the UAW's second plant in the Volunteer State, but its first successful organizing drive in years in the anti-union South.

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Biden blasts “right-to-work”

 Business and right wing backers of so-called "right to work" laws really want "the right for them to eliminate your right to have a say in your work."

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Power company continues lockout despite big snowstorm

 Utility Workers Union of America System Local 102 today strongly criticized the continuing lockout of nearly 150 utility workers.

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U.S. unionists back domestic worker from India

A group of U.S. unionists made it quite clear to India's ambassador to the U.S. that his nation's diplomats should stop treating their own domestic workers as serfs.

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Altoona rally backs locked-out utility workers

The show of support heartened the members of Utility Workers Local 102, who have manned a constant picket line.

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Today in labor history: Rubber workers start huge sit-down strike

The sit-down tactic proved extremely effective. Workers literally sat in at their jobs and refused to leave. As a result, the company was unable to hire scab replacements.

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Justices: Collective bargaining determines pay for putting on protective gear

In a 9-0 decision on Jan. 27, justices said time used in taking off and putting on the gear is a bargainable subject under labor law.

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Our daughters deserve better than 77 percent of a man’s pay

There is no denying that in spite of our best efforts, women continue to be discriminated against in the workplace.

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