Labor News

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Federal employees’ union demands a real raise

"We may or may not get the 5.3, but we are putting on the record that we need it," said  AFGE President J. David Cox.

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Arkansas poultry workers see wages plucked

Tyson Foods delivered the news to shareholders that its income soared by 49 percent; but the poultry workers who made all this money for the chicken titan face serious struggles.

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Communications Workers take on Wall Street

"Why take on Wall Street? Because when we go to the bargaining table," the opposing company "has a partner: Wall Street."

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Trump offers workers scapegoats, not wages

Like a preacher of prejudice, Trump validates cursing the nation's marginalized and accusing them of emptying workers' bank accounts.

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West Virginia Senate approves “right to work” bill

Brushing aside worker protests that brought several thousand people, the GOP-run West Virginia Senate approved a so-called "right to work" law. 

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Teamsters and others fight pension battle over multi-employer fund

Teamsters are one of the unions under the knife now, but 200 multi-employer pension funds covering 1.5 million American workers could be in jeopardy for a number of reasons.

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Cruz out to save souls, not to create jobs

In Des Moines, Iowa, it was much more like a fundamentalist Christian revival meeting than a political rally.

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CWA: Deutsche Telekom faces rising pressure over T-Mobile misconduct

Not only are CWA and ver.di demanding that DT force its U.S. T-Mobile managers to obey U.S. labor law, but so are U.S. lawmakers and major investors.

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Rolando: Unions, postal customers agree on key USPS reform provisions

Postal unions and USPS customers agree on key provisions of a planned postal reform bill.

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Outsourcing firms that replace workers being sued over Disney IT workers in Florida

Disney workers were told by management they were being fired, but that they had 90 days to train the visa-holders as their replacements.

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