Labor News

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Today in labor history: 1919 Boston police strike

Nothing fueled the anti-union Red Scare propagandists more than the Boston police strike of 1919.

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Wisconsin union battle moves to … Massachusetts?

The overwhelmingly Democratic Massachusetts state House passed a bill that would limit the right of public employees to collectively bargain for their health care.

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Workers invoke eminent domain to keep plant open

For the first time ever, eminent domain may be used to keep a factory running and workers on their jobs.

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Workers in New England rustbelt fight to keep plant open

A group of workers in New England's economic rustbelt are battling an aerospace giant to preserve their livelihoods.

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Housekeepers march in support of ‘Hyatt 100’

CHICAGO - Hundreds of women, members of Unite Here Local 1, marched and rallied at the Hyatt hotel, telling the mega-chain to rehire 100 housekeepers it fired in Boston.