Labor News

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Three unions call for Obamacare redo

WASHINGTON - The presidents of the Teamsters, the United Food and Commercial Workers and Unite Here have asked congressional Democratic leaders to redo the 2010 health insurance law to prevent firms from converting workers from full-time to part-time jobs, and then dumping the workers from health insurance.

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Spectrum nursing home workers mark year on strike

Hundreds of representatives from labor and community organizations poured out last Saturday in support of Spectrum Health nursing home workers.

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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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Ford workers reject givebacks

By late yesterday it was clear Ford workers have overwhelmingly rejected contractual givebacks that their union had negotiated with the company.