June

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Wal-Mart makes deal with unions on Chicago stores

Wal-Mart makes a deal with Chicago unions on wages, community development fund and PLAs -- Project-Labor Agreements -- after a six-year bruising battle.

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New UAW president vows “social justice” unionism

United Auto Workers' new president, Bob King, pledges to fight for jobs and justice for all Americans.

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“Courage and solidarity” wins it for Rio Tinto miners

The recent victory of workers at Rio Tinto's huge mine in the small town of Boron, tucked away in southern California's high desert, is a textbook case of how to win against a giant transnational corporation.

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Temple University nurses win jobless pay after lockout

1500 nurses and technical workers at Temple University Hospital went on strike and won. 

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New Chicago teacher's union leader vows fight against layoffs

Angered by devastating budget cuts, threatened layoffs and school privatization, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) members voted in a new leadership June 10.

UAW faces attacks like never before, says Gettelfinger

The UAW and its workers have been through a tumultuous period, as the 75-year-old union meets this week in Detroit.

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Young union activists quiz top leaders, plan networks

WASHINGTON (PAI)--In a scene that one postal worker from Chicago said was unlike any other union conclave he ever attended.

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Arkansas lesson: organize the South

There was justice in organized labor's efforts to unseat Blanche Lincoln - but the real issue is the unfulfilled historic legacy of its plans to organize the South.

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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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APALA leader John Delloro mourned

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

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