Labor News

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AFL-CIO stands with Brazilian workers and democracy

The political crisis in Brazil has entered a stage likely to damage democracy in the country for years to come and have a negative impact on the entire region.

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Steelworkers’ VP connects dots between 1937 massacre and today’s challenges

Steelworkers and allies convened on Chicago's Southeast side to look back at the historic 1937 "Little Steel" strike.

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Labor and allies launch new push to rein in Wall Street

"They're trying to run the political system to influence us to let them write the rules to let them make more money."

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UCLA Labor Center graduates 50 new activists for workers

Los Angeles' leading scholarly research institution on labor issues provides brainpower to the fight for 15 and against wage theft.

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Teamsters oppose beer mega-merger

Abstract: Jobs in America's brewing industry are being threatened by monopolistic mergers of mega-corporate beer makers.

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United flight attendants demonstrate worldwide for a contract

The principal demands were for better pay that at least matches that in other airline companies, quality healthcare, and retiree benefits.

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Rally for job security at Yale

Up to 2,000 union members and community allies filled Cedar Street May 5 to support 986 union members whose jobs are threatened.

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Sanders, Clinton fight to keep workers from defecting to Trump

Democrats will need a campaign based on more than exposing the dangers posed by Donald Trump.

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Workers suffer as Nabisco CEO makes millions, moves Oreo production line to Mexico

Such contrasts lead the AFL-CIO to publish its yearly study comparing CEO pay and the median pay of U.S. workers.

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Labor and allies discuss launching a “Take Down Wall Street” campaign

A giant coalition of unions, progressive groups and grass-roots organizations have been hashing out the mechanics of the drive and its platform.

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