Labor

                
  • Yale workers set to strike

    Yale workers set to strike

    February 28, 2003

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Over 5,000 Yale workers are set to strike March 3. That day, they will be joined by a community march and rally led by the Rev. Jesse Jackson. The one-week strike may...

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  • AFL-CIO gears up to dump Bush in 2004

    AFL-CIO gears up to dump Bush in 2004

    February 28, 2003

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – In their first meeting since the 2002 elections gave Republicans control of both Houses of Congress, members of the AFL-CIO Executive Council announced a two-year campaign to “put political power back in the...

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  • Uniform justice campaign targets Cintas

    Uniform justice campaign targets Cintas

    February 20, 2003

    BRANFORD, Conn. – When workers at the Cintas uniform plant here began organizing several weeks ago, the company responded with illegal surveillance and pink slips for union supporters. The workers, many new immigrants, are among 17,000...

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  • British MP speaks to labor

    British MP speaks to labor

    February 20, 2003

    SAN FRANCISCO – The featured speaker at a labor breakfast at San Francisco’s longshore union hall was British Member of Parliament Jeremy Corbyn, Feb. 17. A former public workers union leader, Corbyn is now a steering...

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  • United Farm Workers mobilize against war

    United Farm Workers mobilize against war

    February 14, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    LOS ANGELES – The United Farm Workers (UFW) of America AFL-CIO are calling on all of their supporters to contact President Bush and protest his “preemptive war on Iraq.”

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