Labor News

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Senate to OK McFerran to NLRB seat

The Senate planned to vote on Dec. 8 on President Obama's nomination of Lauren McFerran to a National Labor Relations Board seat.

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NLRB nominee McFerran pledges judicial attitude; panel to vote after Thanksgiving

Lauren McFerran, President Obama's nominee to an NLRB seat, pledged she'll bring a judicial attitude to the five-member panel.

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Oregon contractor broke labor law, NLRB rules for union painters

The firm violated federal labor law 18 separate ways, and now must make amends.

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Cablevision workers release new music video

In honor of Labor Day, the workers released a new music video, called "Strike."

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NLRB: Labor law protects worker recruiting others to sign sexual harassment complaint

In a 3-1 decision, the board said the sexual harassment complaint, even if it just involves the complaining worker, is "protected and concerted activity" the NLRB covers.

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Descendants of 1934's Teamster strikers carry proud legacy

Their parents or grandparents 80 years ago stood together and fought in the streets of Minneapolis for the right to organize a union during 1934's Teamster strikes.

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1934 Minneapolis Teamsters strike, one key precursor to Wagner Act

The strike brought all trucking inside the city to a standstill; two strikers died from the police shotgun blasts and 65-67 more were wounded.

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AFL-CIO leaders: GOP suing Obama to conceal its non-agenda

Republican House Speaker Boehner is pushing a lawsuit against Obama to deflect attention from the fact that there are unmet needs in this country and his party has no agenda.
        

 

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House panel’s GOP majority bashes NLRB – again

For the 16th time in the sharply partisan 113th Congress, the radical right GOP majority on the House Education and the Workforce Committee bashed the NLRB.

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Today in Labor History: Emma Goldman, IWW, Wagner Act, strike and lockout

There were at least five major events in the annals of labor history in the U.S. that occurred on June 27.

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