Labor News

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"We have to care, We do care, We're all in," Inspiring report from Missouri labor

"We need to clearly, openly discuss the reality of racism in America, we have a big vision of a better nation.""

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Coming in October: North American Labor History Conference

Started in 1979, Detroit's annual Labor History Conference has continuously brought pressing issues faced by the worldwide working class to the front of academic scholarship.

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Ohio unions gear up for November elections

"I have never seen such hostility, so many non-stop attacks on working people. The greedy corporate forces won't stop unless and until we stop them."

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Today in labor history: Huge Solidarity Day march in Washington

Hundreds of thousands of union members marched past the White House to protest Ronald Reagan's union-busting.

 

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GOP filibuster defeats paycheck fairness act, again

Women's' groups calculate the median female worker loses $11,600 yearly to the discriminatory wage gap.

 

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Election is biggest union organizing victory in the South in decades

New American Airlines passenger service agents vote big for union representation.

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Today in labor history: Jewish labor leaders stamps issued

The progressive secular Jewish Currents magazine issued the stamps: Notable among them are four women and a range of ideological orientations

 

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AFL-CIO president: Michael Brown is family (video)

"Our brother killed our sister's son and we do not have to wait for the judgment of prosecutors or courts to tell us how terrible this is."

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Letter Carriers honor heroes for foiling child molester

All the honorees are examples of "courage, compassion and dedication or all three," said Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando.

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Trumka on 9-11: Honor the victims but help those still suffering

Now more than 30,000 responders are sick and many have died from respiratory diseases and other health problems.

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