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.


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.


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.


Hartford workers win back pay

Ten years after being locked out by their employer, union workers at Avery Heights Nursing Home began receiving checks totaling $2.55 million in a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) settlement. The case has important implications for workers everywhere.


Jobs with Justice says it’s time to celebrate

PHILADELPHIA - Celebrating a year of victories, a standing-room-only crowd honored a legend in the city's labor movement and other union and community leaders.

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