Labor News

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Workers suffer as Nabisco CEO makes millions, moves Oreo production line to Mexico

Such contrasts lead the AFL-CIO to publish its yearly study comparing CEO pay and the median pay of U.S. workers.

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Labor and allies discuss launching a “Take Down Wall Street” campaign

A giant coalition of unions, progressive groups and grass-roots organizations have been hashing out the mechanics of the drive and its platform.

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Unions keep up pressure on Verizon

As support spreads nationwide for the 39,000 striking Verizon workers, CWA reveals the company has a massive offshoring operation in the Philippines.

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Lack of OSHA inspectors, plus corporate greed: a recipe for worker abuse

This week a new report from Oxfam showed the ugliness of corporate greed in America's food processing plants. 

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Uber would owe drivers $730 million if considered employees

Lawsuits filed by Uber drivers in California and Massachusetts expose the old ugly truth about profiteering in the new "gig" or "sharing" economy.

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Verizon worker explains why she strikes in open letter to CEO

A rank-and-file Verizon worker penned an open letter to the company's CEO, telling him why he forced her to walk the picket line.

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TPP, presidential politics the talk at Steelworkers legislative conference

Lobbying against the looming Trans-Pacific Partnership "free trade pact" was a hot topic there.

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West Virginia to test Democratic Party support among workers

If the turnout is good, it will indicate that workers will stick with the Democrats in the general election, and if not, it could mean that those West Virginians will support Trump.

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Verizon strike attracts support in Southern California

The largest such labor action in the U.S. in many years, the strike by Verizon workers taking on corporate greed is now in its fourth week.

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High court upholds Seattle’s $15 minimum wage ordinance

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a judicial win - even if only in one big city - to the "Fight for 15 and a union" movement.

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