Labor News

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Baltimore hospital workers strike for low-paid workers

The union's wage proposal would add 0.32 percent to Hopkins' $754 million payroll costs; in 2013, Hopkins reported a surplus of $145 million.

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NLRB heads to court to stop Kellogg’s lockout of Memphis workers

The decision to head for court “recognizes Kellogg’s illegal positions and iron-fisted conduct were so destructive to these workers’ rights ."

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Rallies demand equal pay

How unequal are women's wages? Women in the U.S., on average, are now paid only 77 cents to every $1.00 of men's average pay.

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Nurses and lawmakers resume push for financial transactions tax

National Nurses United and the Congressional Progressive Caucus relaunched their drive for a financial transactions tax.

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Colombian union leaders say killings continue

Three years after it was added as a side pact to the controversial U.S.-Colombia "free trade" pact, the Labor Action Plan designed to improve workers' lot and their rights is a failure.

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NLRB ruling is groundbreaking win for college athletes

The Chicago regional chapter of the NLRB ruled that Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union if they desire.

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Workers and patients fight back against hospital consolidation

Affordable, quality health care and secure, union jobs are both threatened by the growing consolidation and monopolization of the medical industry.

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How much is that union boss in the window?

"Hello my name is is Miles, and according to the governor of New Mexico I am a big union boss."

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GOP goes after NLRB yet again

In yet another right-wing attack on the NLRB, top Republicans unveiled legislation to lengthen union recognition election campaigns.

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SEIU's Henry: Unions need new approaches to attract youth

The nation's unions need new approaches to recruit and retain younger workers, Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry says.

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