February

Educators tell labor board: Restore our rights

Graduate assistants and teaching assistants at New York University want their union rights back.

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Labor and business economists call “right to work” unworkable

A pro-labor economist is saying that Republicans who think "right to work" laws will stimulate the economy in their states are dead wrong.

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Want to raise your pay? Join a union

Go show this column to your non-union neighbors.

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Six months after lockout, workers stage 'back to work' action at American Crystal Sugar

The union's action came after the latest federal mediation session ended with American Crystal Sugar continuing to insist on its July 28, 2011 contract offer-which union members voted down 90-10 percent.

Communications workers endorse Obama

CWA's statement praised Obama but also took hard shots at the current GOP leader, former Massachusetts Governor and Bain Capital CEO Mitt Romney.

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Biden: GOP doesn’t understand middle class

Most of his speech alternated between jabs at GOP leaders, and defense of the Obama administration's actions.

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GOP forces anti-labor provisions into transport bills

That rewrite, an attempt to end a fight over union recognition votes at airlines and railroads, ended up leaving workers and their unions with the short end of the stick.

Worker-friendly senator to unveil jobs plan

WASHINGTON (PAI) - Senate Labor Committee Chairman Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, will roll out an extensive package of legislation within the next few weeks - everything from infrastructure improvements to parts of the Employee Free Choice Act - to try to rebuild the middle class.

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“Right to Work” for less passes, Indiana’s workers refuse to give up

Many working people gathered in Indianapolis over the past few weeks to stand up against this legislation.

Thousands join picket lines at Kaiser Permanente’s California hospitals

Thousands of workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities across California marched on picket lines.

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