Labor News

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Sequester cuts mean idle planes, poultry plants and VA offices, says AFGE

Some 250 AFGE members and supporters rallied outside Republican U.S. Senator Roy Blunt's office in St. Louis, March 20, to protest the $85 billion in across-the-board cuts to vital social services and the military, known as sequestration.

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A union leader goes on a crusade for democracy

A top Communications Workers official has taken the union's democracy crusade to the good-government group Common Cause.

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Workers to Hyatt: Put housekeeper on board of directors

Housekeepers will convene here tonight to nominate one of their own to sit on the hotel's board of directors.

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Union leaders like Obama’s choice for labor secretary

A top union leader who worked closely with Thomas Perez, President Obama's nominee to be the nation's next Secretary of Labor, says Perez can bring labor and progressive firms together.

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Corporate America - you didn’t build that - really!

Real democracy should mean that as a part of the team that actually built that, you should have some say in how that profit is distributed and spent.

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Flight attendants petition to ban small knives on planes

In a message on CWA's website, the union wants 100,000 signatures by April 5 on their demand that the Obama administration reverse TSA chief John Pistole's order.

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To fix the ‘real’ economy, stop attacks on working families

Inside Cobo Hall, Detroit's convention arena, corporate CEOs gathered to discuss the state's economy at Gov. Snyder's two-day economic summit.

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“I am San Francisco City College” - city rallies to save beloved institution

Save CCSF will hold further actions to broaden support for its three-point plan to save the college.

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L.A. healthcare security workers demonstrate

"No contract, no peace!" chanted over fifty demonstrators from SEIU/USWW (Service Employees International Union/United Service Workers West) here Mar. 12.

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Labor board to ask Supreme Court to restore its power

In a brief announcement, the board said it would ask the justices to review the case, Noel Canning vs. NLRB.

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