September

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Injustice to one is injustice to all: UAW backs restaurant workers

"We are asking the public to stay away from Andiamo until they treat their employees fairly," said Rory Gamble, director of UAW Region IA.

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Outside the box: workers’ centers give labor a boost

Workers' centers, or non-traditional unions, have scored significant victories lately and offer important new ways of building the labor movement.

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Woodfin workers celebrate victory

"We are very proud to have fought for living wages and immigrant rights, and we are very happy with this agreement," said Luz, a worker leader.

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Laundry workers expose Cleveland's own "sweat" shop

Think about working in temperatures, upwards of 100 degrees on hot days. Finding used hypodermic needles, human body parts, fluids and excrement, umbilical cords and other biohazard material. No safety harnesses for workers climbing over 10 feet in the air on scissor lifts. Nonexistent water breaks and a minimal amount of fans to cool the facility on extremely hot days. Now think about enduring all of this while earning $8.34 an hour.

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Mott’s workers OK new contract

In the nearly four-month-long strike a small group of workers faced off against the corporate behemoth Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, and achieved what appears to be an important victory.

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Mott’s strike takes national stage

As of August 30, the 300 workers at the Mott's plant in Williamson, N.Y., have been on strike for 100 days.

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Business campaigns against EFCA in fall contests

As Labor Day approaches, business groups are throwing big money into ad campaigns to undermine pro-labor candidates.

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N.Y. transit union pickets UPS, backs Turkish workers

New York City union members converged outside United Parcel Service's midtown Manhattan office Sept. 1 for an informational picket line on labor rights issues in Turkey.