November

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Fast food workers protest low wages, movement catches fire

Low-wage workers with the help of community groups and labor unions are sending a message to the fast food industry.

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Jubilant Steelworkers defeat lockout and win gains

A weeklong company lockout at Milbank Manufacturing, a Kansas City, Mo., electrical parts producer, ended when Steelworkers ratified a new contract.

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Teamsters confront Bill Gates over sanitation firm’s actions

"It's outrageous that Bill Gates says he supports public health programs, and yet he's the primary owner of a company that locks out its workers."

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Ohio city OKs raise for manager, city workers get shafted

The City Council passed a resolution calling on the state to take action against public workers' contracts "so local governments can control their own finances."

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Unionists flood Capitol, demand jobs not cuts

The fly-in preceded dozens of rallies and events planned nationwide around the same theme, starting Dec. 1, according to an AFL-CIO website.

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Domestic workers, invisible no more

Until recently, the situation of domestic workers - nannies, caregivers, housecleaners, etc. - has largely stayed below the radar.

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Danny Glover speaks out for Nissan workers in Mississippi

Workers at the Nissan Plant in Mississippi are still fighting for the same rights Nissan workers in Japan have received for many years.

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Today in labor history: Photo engravers go on strike

During this time, 20,000 other newspaper workers represented by other unions refused to cross the photo engravers' picket lines.

NHL lockout is major labor struggle

This is the fourth sports lockout within the last two years. It is the third lockout and fourth labor stoppage for NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.

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Video: Nationwide actions greet Walmart on Black Friday

Actions ranged from picket lines to in-store actions.

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