August

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College grad adds union organizing to job as a laundry hauler

 Unorganized California  hotel workers stage a one-day strike.

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Dinner honors workers' ‘incredible courage'

Union and community supporters showed solidarity with Castlewood Country Club workers who have been locked out of their jobs at the posh Pleasanton club for nearly six months.

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Non-union workers strike California hotel

In a first for their industry, workers at a non-union hotel went out on a one-day strike Aug. 9 to protest years of being denied the right to take breaks.

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Warehouse workers suffer while Wal-Mart rakes in cash

Tory Moore, from Kankakee, Ill., worked as a temp warehouse worker for six years before he was fired in December 2009, after standing up for his rights.

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Laborers to rejoin AFL-CIO

The Change To Win federation will lose yet another member on Oct. 1, when the Laborers rejoin the AFL-CIO - but in a sense, they never really left.

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“Fun work experience” turns to nightmare at liquor superstore

"Leading alcoholic beverage-lifestyle" superstore BevMo! offers job-seekers "fun, fast-paced and constantly changing work experiences" - but workers say the reality is different.

Social Security at 75 is under attack, again

"There is no tragedy in growing old, but there is tragedy in growing old without means of support,"President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said in 1934.

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Letter carriers launch drive to save six-day delivery

The Letter Carriers union has launched a major ‘Save Saturday" drive to rescue six-day mail delivery across the U.S. from the jaws of Postal Service budget cut schemes.

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BP admits guilt in Texas City safety violations

BP has finally agreed to pay millions in fines and repairs for its deadly 2005 refinery blast - but the whole industry is "a mess," the Steelworkers union says.

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