Labor News

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Baltimore unions back Fight for $15

"The same forces that want to privatize the postal system and oppose voting rights want to keep the federal sub-minimum wage just like it is."

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Los Angeles city workers demand good-faith bargaining

The City of Los Angeles has been placed on notice that a possible strike may be necessary in the near future if negotiations continued to be stalled. 

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The fight for $15: A new labor movement is born

Apr. 15 was more than the usual day of demonstrations. It was a turning point in the unity, politics, and organization of the movement to end inequality.

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Workers sue Walmart for retaliatory store closings

"It is no accident that they shut down our store, which has been a one of the most successful centers for organizing."

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Media fingerpointing occurs on the docks

Sometimes the conventional narrative the media tell about a news story feels so wrong I can't stand it.

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Teachers union leaders split as panel starts rewriting education law

Leaders of the nation's two large teachers' unions are split on a bipartisan effort by a key Senate committee to rewrite the federal aid-to-education law.

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Berkeley demonstration for $15 at site of 60’s Free Speech Movement

Low wage workers were joined by dozens of area unions and community organizations in a massive demonstration for $15 and a union.

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LA women on hunger strike for $15 at mayor's door

"We are bringing this fight to the doors of the mayor and city council members, telling them what they are proposing is not enough."

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Low wage workers rally at Connecticut state capitol

The beautiful, sunny day put an extra spring in the steps of the protesters who chanted, "What do we want? -  15!, When do we want it - Now!"

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Miners and farmers challenge Mexico’s copper giant

"The government and Grupo Mexico are making history but backwards, taking away the right to strike and the right to industrial safety."

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