Labor News

Workers shut down biggest East Coast port

Longshore workers were proud of solidarity actions they took - which shut down the East Coast's biggest port - by refusing to cross the picket lines their brother and sister workers from Philadelphia set up

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Outside the box: workers’ centers give labor a boost

Workers' centers, or non-traditional unions, have scored significant victories lately and offer important new ways of building the labor movement.

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Mott’s workers OK new contract

In the nearly four-month-long strike a small group of workers faced off against the corporate behemoth Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, and achieved what appears to be an important victory.

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Mott’s strike takes national stage

As of August 30, the 300 workers at the Mott's plant in Williamson, N.Y., have been on strike for 100 days.

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Domestic workers win basic labor rights

NEW YORK-After a six-year struggle, domestic workers here won a huge victory.

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Supermarket workers fight to bag a fair deal

NEW YORK - With a possible strike approaching, thousands of Stop and Shop, Pathmark and King Kullen workers are urging the public to plan to buy their July 4 cookout ingredients elsewhere.

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Co-op City building workers back to work — for now

BRONX, N.Y. - Management called it a strike, the workers called it a lockout - federal mediation is next at the world's largest co-op apartment complex.

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Judge blocks furloughs for CUNY faculty

NEW YORK - Union leaders say the injunction issued today, May 28, by U.S. District Judge Lawrence Kahn is a victory for both the Professional Staff Congress and the City University of New York students.

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New York reclaims May Day

The workers of the world united, literally, May 1 in a historic rally organized by the labor and immigrants' rights movements.

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Building workers rally on ruling class turf

Thousands of energized New York City unionized apartment building workers and their supporters marched April 13 from Central Park to ritzy Park Avenue to a rally on their contract demands.

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