Labor News

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Hostess tries to break strike by shutting 3 bakeries

Hostess Brands Inc., in an attempt to break a strike by its bakers, has announced what it calls the permanent closure of three of its bakeries.

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California warehouse workers announce second strike

Warehouse workers vowed to walk off the job this week if retaliation at a Walmart-contracted warehouse does not end.

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Union leaders map post-election plans

Fresh off of a consequential U.S. election, union leaders started planning future legislative priorities for the labor movement.

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Supermarket workers forced to strike

"We're not fighting for any extra - just to keep what we have."

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Unions say the vote reflected a changing America

Union members scored a big victory Nov. 6 by re-electing president Obama. Equally big for them, however, was the success of pro-worker Democrats.

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Airport concession workers picket for labor rights

Solidarity was in the air Oct. 26 as members of UNITE HERE! Local 2850 and other unions and community groups held an informational picket...

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Teamsters sanitation workers picket private firm in 19 cities

Some 1,000 Teamsters sanitation workers picketed a private refuse company, Republic/Allied Waste, in 19 cities nationwide on Oct. 25.

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Labor board lowers the boom on water company

Saying American Water Works broke labor law, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) official ordered the firm to restore retiree health benefits.

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Orlando rallies for fired Walmart worker

Local worker allies held an action at an Orlando-area Walmart store to bring attention to another instance of retaliation against a Walmart "associate."

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Walmart workers sue for unpaid wages

The other shoe - the legal one - has dropped in Wal-Mart's constant low pay and bad benefits for its workers.

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