Labor News

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"Unfinished Business": Unique exhibit presents domestic workers' stories

She needed a notebook more than food. It would save her sanity and soul.

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Today in labor history: 2005 New York transit workers strike

On December 20, 2005, thousands of workers began what was to be a three-day strike of the New York City transit system over retirement, pension and wage issues.

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Time to repeal Taft-Hartley

It is one of those ironies of history that on December 10, 1948 the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Today in labor history: Farm workers on trial

On this day in 1830, the trial of nearly 350 agricultural workers began in England.

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Workers target Wawa supermarket for better wages, working conditions

About 40 farmworker allies targeted the Wawa store in an action in solidarity with Farm Labor Organizing Committee (AFL-CIO) - and workers on tobacco farms in North Carolina.

 

Union fights to save Cleveland paper

 The Newspaper Guild Local 1 is conducting a spirited campaign to Save The Plain Dealer, the city's only daily newspaper.

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San Jose marches to demand Hyatt give workers a voice

This action was part of a national week of actions that began Dec 12. at Hyatt headquarters in Chicago.

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Missourians: Real deficit is the jobs deficit

"We cannot cut our way to job creation," the Rev. Roosevelt Broadnax told labor and community allies.

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Signed in secret, Michigan law takes effect in April

The "right to work for less" law can be overturned.

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Union reps warn of “devastating” budget cuts

The unions and their allies have launched campaigns against the budget cutting ideas, contacting lawmakers both in D.C. and at home.

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