June

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Hyatt workers protest in San Francisco

Some 400 workers at the Hyatt Regency hotel here held a three-day strike June 8-10.

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Texas nurses vote to join union

More than 1,900 registered nurses at five Texas hospitals have voted to join the National Nurses Organizing Committee-Texas (NNOC-Texas).

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Protests force suspension of Hyatt's first shareholders meeting

Just six months after becoming a publicly traded company protests forced Hyatt Hotels to suspend its first shareholders meeting here.

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APALA leader John Delloro mourned

The labor movement mouns the passing of leader John Delloro, president of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance.

America's Future NOW! panel calls for clean energy

"There is a clear link between clean energy and economic development," Ron Ruggiero, field director for the Apollo Alliance, told workshop participants here at the America's Future NOW! conference June 8.

Texas nurses go union

HOUSTON -- More than 1,900 registered nurses at five Texas hospitals have voted to unionize by joining the National Nurses Organizing Committee.

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Minnesota nurses vote to strike

ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Nurses Association announced today that more than 12,000 Twin Cities nurses will conduct a one-day strike for patient safety on Thursday, June 10.

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Young labor activists to meet in Washington, D.C.

Young activists and union workers are expected to meet in Washington, D.C., June 10-13, during a national young workers summit hosted by the AFL-CIO.

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Union’s 2010 mission: channel worker anger in positive direction

Workers are "frustrated, anxious and angry" about "an economy that doesn't work for them," and labor must harness that outrage, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told a panel last week.

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Strikers at Spectrum Nursing Homes gain support

Twenty-one labor, community, elected officials and clergy members were arrested by Hartford police Tuesday for blocking the entrance of Park Place Health Center in support of District 1199 Spectrum strikers.

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