Labor News

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Today in labor history: U.S. tries to overthrow workers' government in Russia

On Sept. 4, 1918, U.S. troops landed at Archangel, in northern Russia, seeking to overthrow the new workers' government that had ousted the czar a year earlier.

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Today in labor history: First African-American pilot recognized posthumously

Bullard was rejected by the U.S. Army Air Service because only white pilots were allowed to serve.

Peugeot to sacrifice workers for profit

Philippe Varin's decision to cut 8,000 jobs and close a factory in France has rightly provoked shock and outrage.

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Bakers enlist international backing for locked-out Iowa members

240 locked-out workers from the Roquette corn-milling plant turned to national and international unions to garner support.