Labor News

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Farmworkers, allies demand Publix sign agreement with Immokalee workers

More than a dozen actions were planned at Publix stores mostly in Florida, along with actions around the country.

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Court to hear arguments on who is a supervisor

The Supreme Court has said employers are responsible for ensuring there is no racial or sexual harassment, discrimination on the job, or "racially hostile" environments and so are their supervisors.

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Wal-Mart workers prepare for Black Friday strike

This Black Friday, Wal-Mart associates plan to hold a series of actions at 1,000 Wal-Mart locations nationwide.

Raley’s workers back on the job after 10-day strike

After 15 months of negotiations the United Food and Commercial Workers called "highly contentious," and a ten-day strike.

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Video: Steelworker leader honored in Chicago

Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers union came to Chicago this week to receive a Visionary Leader Award presented to him.

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ATU: Conviction of bus driver ignores real problem, driver fatigue

The November conviction of a non-union intercity bus driver on four manslaughter counts ignores the real problem drivers face.

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San Jose activists celebrate minimum wage hike victory and plan next steps

San Jose activists gathered on Monday, November 12 at Sacred Heart Community Services to celebrate the victory of Measure D.

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Today in labor history: “The Agitator” first published

During its run, the tabloid advocated industrial unionism, free speech, sexual freedom, and support for the Industrial Workers of the World.

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European trade unions unite to oppose cuts

Workers launched an unprecedented day of coordinated action across Europe Nov. 14, in the biggest fightback yet.

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See what your greed for money has done?

I know this is not the Christmas story you were hoping to read, but it is one that must be told.

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