Labor News

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Fighting for 15 at the presidential debate

"It was important that hundreds of people representing $15 and a union came out and that there was a sense of hooking that issue into the Presidential campaign."

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Connecticut workers battle Chartwells, the college food service company

Chants of "No Contract! No Peace!" spread throughout the campus last Saturday on a sunny fall afternoon.

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Tale of two cities: “Yes” vs. “no” on fair work schedules

Not knowing when and for how long they will be at work makes it virtually impossible for workers to arrange for child care or have a good home life.

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The Break Room: Who owns your time?

Having a work schedule you can depend on has joined raising the minimum wage as a winnable demand for America's millions of low-paid workers.

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Washington, DC rejects worker-friendly scheduling bill; Seattle passes it

 The measures would make firms give workers at least two weeks' advance notice of their schedules, and make those schedules predictable.

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Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra musicians are on strike

The musicians are courageously conducting a high profile labor action; the strike is also very winnable.

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Workers’ groups show candidates that supporting higher wages wins votes

"Voters are fed up with lack of action in Washington on raising wages for working people; letting voters know where the candidates stand on these issues can have a significant impact."

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New union leaders emerge at Social Justice Academy

Graduation was emotional for the dozen members of SEIU 32 BJ at the completion of the Social Justice Academy.

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Sept. 9 Labor update

Trump trumped by NLRB, Minnesota nurses strike; Sorry, no thin mints at Schnuck's;  union 'lions and tigers and bears' and more.

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Wendy’s grilled by farmworkers for not signing fair food pledge

For far too long farmworkers in the U.S. have faced abuse, along with racial discrimination and even wage theft.

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