Labor News

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Oakland port and airport workers strike over unfair labor practices

The night before the strike, hundreds of port workers, union and community supporters gathered at the airport to launch the action.

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See what your greed for money has done?

I know this is not the Christmas story you were hoping to read, but it is one that must be told.

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California warehouse workers announce second strike

Warehouse workers vowed to walk off the job this week if retaliation at a Walmart-contracted warehouse does not end.

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Supermarket workers forced to strike

"We're not fighting for any extra - just to keep what we have."

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Airport concession workers picket for labor rights

Solidarity was in the air Oct. 26 as members of UNITE HERE! Local 2850 and other unions and community groups held an informational picket...

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Teamsters sanitation workers picket private firm in 19 cities

Some 1,000 Teamsters sanitation workers picketed a private refuse company, Republic/Allied Waste, in 19 cities nationwide on Oct. 25.

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Sensata closes for weekend over “Bainport” publicity

Not only will Romney profit from outsourcing through stock he owns, but his 2011 tax returns reveal he got a huge tax break by moving Sensata stock to a charity organization he controls.

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Indiana ‘right to work’ law headed for court showdown

Indiana's newly enacted so-called "right to work" law, which deprives unions of money they need to represent workers, is headed for a showdown in state courts.

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Labor launches national boycott of American Crystal Sugar

"We have to do something dramatic to call attention to what has become a common form of warfare against workers."

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Silicon Valley protests Hyatt abuse of women

A broad cross section of Silicon Valley joined Hyatt hotel workers in front of the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara last week, speaking out against Hyatt's abuse of women workers.

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