Labor News

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Federal mediator steps into fight against Verizon

George Cohen has stepped in to try to bring an agreement in the struggle of the Communications Workers and the Electrical Workers against Verizon.

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Appeals court to review ruling that killed union election at airline

A federal appeals court will review the ruling by a Republican judge in Texas that killed a union election at American Airlines.

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Missiouri, workers, faithful fight for better minimum wage

"The labor movement and the faith community are joined at the hip."

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AFGE considered, then rejected neutrality in Romney vs. Obama

"This election is not about our expectations. It is a choice between two different futures."

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Today in labor history: Formation of Alliance for Labor Action

On this day, the United Autoworkers and the Teamsters formed the national trade union center, Alliance for Labor Action.

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Global boycott of Hyatt hotels underway

A global boycott of Hyatt hotels was launched today at a press conference.

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Report: Public sector cuts kill private jobs, too

Public sector job cuts are politically motivated, orchestrated by the Republicans and disproportionately hurting women and minorities.

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Thousands march to end Con Ed lockout

A march of thousands from Con Ed's headquarters to New York City's Union Square, in 100-degree heat, added to the pressure on the rich utility.

Paper workers deal with death on the job

Jon Maus' name may not have specifically come up at the bargaining conference in of the paperworkers, but his horrifying death did.

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SEIU, Jobs with Justice to push higher minimum wage

The Service Employees and Jobs With Justice joined a last-minute campaign to get Congress to raise the minimum wage.

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