Labor News

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James Dolan, the Knicks, and the Cablevision 99

James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks, has often faced criticism for his front office decision making and the team's lack of on-court success.

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Today in labor history: Organizing drive that led to formation of USW

On this day in 1936, unionists gathered in Pittsburgh, organized by the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC).

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Unions report positive reception on the Hill for immigration reform

Unionists who descended on Congress to lobby for comprehensive immigration reform reported many favorable reactions from lawmakers.

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Public workers say, fair contracts for all

Thousands of union public workers and their supporters turned out on Wednesday at New York's City Hall park under the slogan "Workers Count, Workers Vote!"

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Trumka says a worldwide New Deal is needed

Europe's present experience, past world history, and U.S. federal budget cutting show that "austerity doesn't work" as a way to pull the U.S. and the world out of the Great Recession.

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Union movement reawakens in rural Oregon

The union movement is being reawakened in rural Oregon.

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House GOP unveils two more anti-NLRB, anti-union bills

The radical right GOP majority on the House Education and the Workforce Committee continued its anti-worker crusade.

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Teamsters voting on UPS pacts

Teamsters are voting on new contracts with UPS. They cover 250,000 workers, making them the largest private-sector bargaining agreements in the U.S.

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Anti-union greed the killer in Philly building collapse

Six people who died here June 5 have been described as being "of different backgrounds and classes."

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Target stores the target of two-day strike

Workers who clean Target and other retail stores in the Twin Cities held a two-day strike.

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