December

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L & M nurses and techs back on the job as negotiations continue

The caregivers' return to work temporarily halts a standoff over the future of health service delivery for the region.

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Tell Congress to extend unemployment benefits now!

In addition to the 1.3 million who will be immediately cut off, an additional 3.6 million people will lose benefits in the coming year unless Congress acts.

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Port workers in 10 nations taking on IKEA

Port unions in 10 nations demonstrated against multinational furniture giant Ikea's lockout of 350 Teamsters workers.

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Walmart warehouse workers win $4.68 million settlement

"Over five years workers were shorted overtime and regular pay, they were denied rest breaks and meal breaks as required by the law."

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Community to casino: Stop harassing your workers!

Clergy and community leaders from Chicago and the northwest suburbs delivered a petition today signed by 33 allies supporting employees at the Rivers Casino Des Plaines.

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D.C. Council votes to support minimum wage hike to $11.50

The vote comes on the heels of two Maryland suburbs minimum wage increase votes.

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Union seeks more than just shutdown of 52 bad bus firms

The government's shutdown of 52 intercity and tour bus companies for unsafe conditions is welcome, but does not solve the basic industry ills.

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Domino’s agrees to reinstate 25 fired in New York

"Because of this agreement, 25 workers will be back to work in time for the holidays."

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Locked out L&M nurses, techs get outpouring of support

Support is mounting daily for 800 courageous locked out nurses and tech workers, as the corporation failed to show up for further negotiations.

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Union leaders slam federal budget deal

Union leaders say it unfairly hits the nation's two million federal workers - who have borne the brunt of prior budget cuts.

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