Labor News

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Pension plans at stake in Bricklayers dispute

In current negotiations, the management trustees of the union's pension propose to radically change the union's pension plan.

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Retirees rally at Ohio commission hearing

Hundreds of retirees and their supporters rallied in connection with hearings held by the White House Commission on Aging.

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Illinois, New Jersey high courts hit cuts of public workers pensions

The two cases show that unions can defend their pensions - pensions which often make up for artificially lowered pay.

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Postal unions plan national protests vs. closings

The nation's four postal employee unions are uniting for the Nov. 14 protest against planned Jan. 2015 shutdown of 82 more distribution centers.

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USW rolls out platform, denounces greedy forces out to destroy workers

Delegates adopted a multi-point action platform for coming years to battle what President Gerard called "shrewd, greedy and powerful" forces out to destroy workers.

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Britain: Biggest walkout in a generation

Workers from many walks of life will join picket lines a day after Tories threatened to impose new anti-union laws if they win the next election.

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In LA and Illinois, unions fight legal battles vs. pension cuts

The LA pension case affects 20,000 present municipal workers and the Illinois case affects 621,000 workers and retirees.

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People's World Hangout: Join the fight to save mail delivery!

Why is the Postal Service pretending it is losing money when, in fact, it is making a profit?

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Government workers march on Capitol Hill

Hundreds of AFGE members marched on Capitol Hill on Feb. 11 campaigning for national and union causes.

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Puerto Rican teachers strike to oppose attack on pensions

Thousands of elementary and secondary school teachers in Puerto Rico carried out a two day strike to protest a raid on their pension plans.

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