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.

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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APALA leader John Delloro mourned

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

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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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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