Labor News

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Temp workers increasingly at risk of dying on the job

"Contract workers are most frequently assigned to the most hazardous jobs, and employers are not meeting their legal obligations to provide safe working conditions."

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Indiana Carrier plant workers take their case directly to UTC shareholders

Members of USW Local 1999 will take the fight to save their jobs to the streets with a march and rally at the Indiana State Capitol. 

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Union leaders grapple with problem of workers backing right wingers

Worried union leaders say many members feel "outshouted" by powerful political voices and are showing anger by backing extreme candidates.

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Hillary Clinton’s pro-worker pledges excite building trades audience

Clinton's passion for workers' causes, from project labor agreements to being their advocate in the White House, excited the audience.

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MU graduate workers say “union” in a landslide

While the vote result is a substantial victory, it's just the latest step in the campaign for justice for MU graduate workers.

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NLRB keeps up the pressure on Menard's

The Menards decision actually enlarges and deepens the NLRB's reach into the language and attitude of business operators, since it demands reissued handbooks.

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Janitors and farm workers: Two strikes remembered

"Before me almost a thousand janitors wearing deep purple Service Employee International Union T-shirts lined up to march..."

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Labor movement vows to challenge bigotry, bridge racial divisions

With the country facing serious questions of racial justice, the labor movement hopes to foster dialogue and solidarity.

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Low-paid workers stage another mass walkout

The protests attracted hundreds of thousands of people in 320 cities, including unionists who back the low-paid workers. 

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Verizon working families strike for better workplace

After months of negotiations with the telecommunications giant, they've decided to take a stand to create a better workplace.

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