February

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Navy hired company blocking union organizing rights

An Australian ship building company in Mobile, Ala., hired by the Navy is forcing workers to follow bad construction plans and, at the same time, is blocking their effort to unionize.

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Union leaders hail Obama infrastructure push

"The president wants to push for public and private infrastructure investment, we say bring it on. Union workers stand ready to meet the needs of the largest project you can think up."

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Government workers: "Raise our pay 4 percent, not 1 percent!"

A 4 percent hike would start to make up for the three years of federal pay freezes and increased pension contributions-without increased future pension payouts-that Congress imposed on federal workers.

Why Missouri's assisted healthcare system is sick

 I've witnessed healthcare workers in a suffocating environment that is dubious from start to finish. 

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Safeway takeover about more than just the price of stock shares

No matter how this is recast or repackaged, the bottom line is the hard-working men and women employed at takeover targets get the short end of the stick.

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OSHA goes after Ohio Bell for punishing injured workers

OSHA is really pissed off at Ohio Bell, especially when it disciplines workers for reporting on-the-job injuries that would be considered "little things."

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Faculty in tough negotiations at Harris-Stowe State U

"It often feels like students are an afterthought and professors are an inconvenience."

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Union appeals Chattanooga vote loss, cites GOP lawmakers' interference

 The UAW have filed formal unfair labor practices charges with the National Labor Relations Board concerning their narrow loss in the union recognition vote.

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Labor’s Southern strategy finds a focus in Texas

Thiry-four percent of Houston's children live in poverty. Overall, 22 percent of the people live below the official poverty level, with racial minorities the hardest hit.

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Altoona nurses strike to put “Patients before profits”

Hundreds of nurses, hospital workers and supporters hit the picket line in the bitter cold here, Feb. 11.

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