Labor News

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UN human rights official cites attacks on worker rights in U.S.

"Racism and the exclusion, persecution, and marginalization that come with it, affect the enabling environment for the exercise of association and assembly rights."

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OSHA to take first steps this fall towards potential rule to curb workplace violence

The request for a new rule came from National Nurses United; RNs have been prime victims of workplace violence.

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At KGW-TV, unions take stand against ‘Uberization’ of news

One company has a proposal to end union jurisdiction over union members' work, apparently in order to allow the station to use amateur footage.

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Teachers’ convention celebrates history, vision for future, Clinton support

Throughout its 100-year history, the AFT has been at the juncture of key social, economic and civil rights movements.

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Connecticut low wage workers testify for $15 an hour

"I have seen firsthand over the decades the erosion of the middle class in my hometown of Bridgeport, as the income gap has widened more deeply here than almost anywhere else."

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AFGE leader calls GOP plan for federal workers a “spoils” system

"The platform advocates such profound changes to the terms of government employment that it would bring to end the merit-based, apolitical civil service system."

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Trump hotel workers picket as boss gets GOP nomination

The man who declares he'll "Make America great again!" refuses to make low-paid workers at the casino great.

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Unions can organize temps alongside permanent workers

The ruling by the National Labor Relations Board means that employers can no longer use temps as a union avoidance tactic.

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NLRB judge rejects union’s complaint about AT&T button ban, then allows the button

The full NLRB itself ruled last year the banned button did not break labor law.

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“Taking a man’s job”: Video tells story about gender and workplace

The first journeywoman cable splicer in the Midwest for AT&T speaks out about gender discrimination.

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