Labor

                
  • Homeland Security arrests workers in raids

    Homeland Security arrests workers in raids

    October 31, 2003

    Under the cover of darkness, in well-synchronized raids, scores of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agents took the night shift cleaning crews into custody at 60 Wal-Mart stores across the United States. In what The New...

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  • Marching to Miami: Stop the FTAA!

    Marching to Miami: Stop the FTAA!

    October 24, 2003

    PITTSBURGH – As far as working families are concerned, nothing good came out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The Economic Policy Institute estimates that NAFTA has cost 765,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs since 1993....

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  • Solidarity urged for S. Korean unionists

    Solidarity urged for S. Korean unionists

    October 23, 2003

    Unionists seeking to organize South Korean construction workers are facing a concerted campaign of harassment including “unwarranted and unjust” police investigations of the organizing drive, the Korean Federation of Construction Industries Union (KFCITU) said in a...

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  • S.F. Labor urges AFL-CIO to speak out on Iraq

    S.F. Labor urges AFL-CIO to speak out on Iraq

    October 23, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    A resolution adopted by the San Francisco Labor Council calls upon the “House of Labor” to oppose “the foreign policy disasters led by the most right-wing president in memory.”

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  • U of M clerical workers strike

    U of M clerical workers strike

    October 23, 2003

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Eighteen hundred clerical employees of the University of Minnesota, members of American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Local 3800 at the Minneapolis, Duluth, Morris, and Crookston campuses, went out strike on...

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