April

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NLRB condemns Hyatt's Facebook censorship

The NLRB's regional director in Phoenix has thrown the book - or, rather, the company employee handbook - at Hyatt, arguing that sections of it are illegal.

Chicago wage theft of Polish workers exposed

Zwirecki was sentenced to 12 months probation and ordered by Cook County Circuit Court Judge Dennis Porter to pay $60,804 in restitution and a $10,333 fine.

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Should union organizers get civil rights protections?

Workers who are trying to unionize should be added to the groups of people protected by the nation's civil rights laws, two authors say. Currently those laws apply to women and minorities. Their idea, in the book, Why Labor Organizing Should Be A Civil RightWorkers who are trying to unionize should be added to the groups of people protected by the nation's civil rights laws, two authors say. Currently those laws apply to women and minorities. Their idea, in the book, Why Labor Organizing Should Be A Civil RightWorkers who are trying to unionize should be added to the groups of people protected by the nation's civil rights laws, two authors say. 

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One big union for film, TV, and radio

Members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists approved the two unions' merger.

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AFL-CIO tackles rights violations in Honduras

Honduras is violating the Central American Free Trade Agreement by not enforcing its own labor laws.

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Amid racism and shootings, labor fights back

A series of shootings in Tulsa's Greenwood area has once again raised concerns over escalating racial tensions.

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CWA rallies for contracts at AT&T

Hundreds of AT&T workers and their families filled the New Haven Green Saturday with a sea of red t-shirts and Communications Workers of America signs.

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Labor exposes Alabama law to world scrutiny

Labor has taken its campaign against Alabama's racist, anti-Hispanic, anti-immigrant law international.

Minnesota contractor charged with wage theft

A trucking company owner faces felony "theft by swindle" charges for stealing thousands of dollars in wages from employees.

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Letter carriers campaign to save postal service

With Congress home for a two-week Easter-Passover recess, the Letter Carriers and other postal unions have seized the opportunity to campaign.

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