Labor News

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Going behind the rhetoric on public employee pensions

Wow.  Last week there was yet another out-of-state special interest group trying to tell New Hampshire how to run OUR government.

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Striking Walmart workers: What do we want? Respect!

Striking Walmart workers are making it very clear that if the giant store chain does not address their demands, they will see a most memorable Black Friday.

Workers rights, pensions, and ability to buy elections on state ballots

Workers rights, government workers' pensions and what roles workers - and firms - can play in politics are among the referendums that will greet voters.

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Walmart associates launch first ever strike

Walmart store associates from a dozen stores in the Los Angeles area here took a historic action yesterday by holding a one-day strike.

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“Master of lies” Romney doesn’t fool workers at Bainport

Workers whose jobs are being outsourced by Bain Capital closely watched the presidential debate last night from a campsite called Bainport.

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Restaurant has to pay wages it stole from employee

Workers in transparent rain ponchos hand out pale yellow fliers to people preparing to enter Lee Kan's Asian Grill in the Collierville Shopping Center.


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Striking warehouse workers take over Chicago Walmart

Some 50 striking workers at a Walmart warehouse left their picket line, traveled to a newly opened Walmart Express here, and took over the store.

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Out of dusty desert and shadows, LA Walmart warehouse workers march (video)

The marchers' struggle began a year ago, with their attempts to get management to fix equipment, provide fans, provide drinking water and a decent wage.

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Chicago teachers: “Assault on public education needs to end here”

"We didn't start this fight; the assault on public education started here and it needs to end here," declared Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union.

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Tampa workers descend on Bain-owned company

Some 200 workers protested outside the Bloomin' Brands corporate headquarters demanding that Bain Capital pay its workers more and stop outsourcing jobs.

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