Labor News

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Trumpet-makers on strike get a brass band boost

Facing cuts in wages and health care as well as total elimination of their pensions, workers at the highly profitable Conn-Selmer plant went on strike.

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Steelworkers "stand up, fight back" (with video)

"Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed" - Lincoln's quote opened the United Steelworkers Convention.

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St. Louis labor and community rallies to support Verizon strikers

CWA members, union supporters and community activists rallied outside of a St. Louis Verizon store.

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Beep, honk: Verizon picketers get noisy support in upstate NY

The sounds of support from passing drivers reached us before we got to the picket line in an industrial area of Syracuse on Thursday.

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Verizon strike: It’s “high noon” for all workers

Many of the women and men had their children with them, some experiencing the fight for justice for the first time.

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Unions warn about deceptive California ballot measure

Wealthy conservatives are behind a ballot initiative that would restrict unions' involvement in political campaigns.

For Air Canada workers, tentative pact in tough conditions

Air Canada is the world's ninth largest passenger airline and was an independent government-owned enterprise until its privatization in the 1980s.

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Video: Jobs with Justice, fired up, ready to fight

Labor, community, faith, women, youth and environmental activists discussed, debated and got fired up for the fights ahead.

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"We'll stand with Verizon workers, their fight is ours"

Solidarity is key to the victory of any strike, especially for the 45,000 Verizon workers fighting to save their jobs and benefits at the bargaining table.

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45,000 Verizon workers strike over company greed

The 45,000 strikers walked off the job this weekend because the company has refused to budge since negotiations began July 22.

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