Labor News

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Charges filed after Bain-owned Sensata threatens immediate shutdown

Unfair labor practice charges were filed with the NLRB after the Bain-owned company threatened to shut the plant if workers continue efforts to stop outsourcing.

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Bain Capital cuts jobs in rural America

In June, an announcement was in the local paper that Air Evac was moving its headquarters to a town near St. Louis. One hundred fifty jobs would be lost.

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Union member wants to join the “workers’ club” in Congress

Steven Horsford wants to be inducted into a very small group: members of Congress who are, like him, active union members.

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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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Sensata workers, job losses, to star in new film

The workers, who will lose their jobs to China thanks to Mitt Romney's Bain Capital, will star in a new film about their struggle.

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Labor going all out as election nears

Unions are on full mobilization status as they rev up their final push in the 2012 election battle.

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Calif. ballot measure would fund public education

In a scenario possible only under California's bizarre budgeting process, the state's general services budget is now in the hands of a ballot measure to temporarily tax high personal incomes to fund education.

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Romney crowd calls outsourced Sensata workers “communists”

What happens when you try to get Mitt Romney's attention at a campaign rally? The Republican's jeering tea party supporters call you communists.

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Bain workers rev up protests on day of Debate 2

On the day of the second debate between President Obama and his Republican challenger, Bain Capital workers step up efforts to expose Mitt Romney's role in the outsourcing of their jobs.

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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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