Labor News

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Top labor leader says protests hike support for unions

"People are giving the labor movement another look now," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said at a press conference here March 1.

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Record protests rock Wisconsin, workers stand firm in Indiana

Feb. 23, 2011 goes down as one of the largest demonstrations outside of Madison in Wisconsin history.

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Right now: 1,000 workers sit in and block Indiana state Senate

A thousand union members and their allies are sitting in and blocking the entrances to the state Senate chamber in Indianapolis.

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Gearing up for a green economy and a union job

A Green Technician training partnership between an electrical contractors group and IBEW Local 481 helped capture "millions of dollars worth of labor" for the union's members.

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5,000 protesters to Whirlpool: We’re tired of being treated like trash

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Whirlpool is putting over 1,000 workers out on the street, but they and 5,000 other working Americans stood up and said they don't want to be knocked down anymore.

India's banks hit by strike

India's more than one million-strong unionized bank employees went on strike, Aug. 6, led by United Forum of Bank Unions or UFBU.

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