Labor News

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Verizon continues to demand givebacks from workers

Unions took to the streets to show mass solidarity for their bargaining teams, with rallies all over the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states.

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Report explores why unions have few female leaders

When women run organizing drives, the drives are more likely to succeed; they show women - especially minority-group women - benefit the most from being unionists.

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Pride at Work protests gay group's endorsement of Walmart

"A  war on worker rights to come together and fight for a voice on the job is being waged by corporations that HRC asks the LGBT community to celebrate."

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Machinists endorse Clinton

Machinist leaders unanimously endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, making IAM the second union to do so.

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Media unions “heartsick” over journalists murdered doing their job

"Work-related shootings are not uncommon; we in the media sector are gravely concerned about this issue and committed to helping build safe workplaces."

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Court upholds federal minimum wage, overtime pay for home health care workers

The workers hailed the judges' decision, saying it would bring them out of the low-paying shadows many now toil in.

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AFL-CIO backs legislation to curb execs’ revolving door to D.C.

"Hard-working families can't afford to have the financial industry and government creating a cozy relationship that allows Wall Street to write its own rules."

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ATU: “A Common-Sense Bus Safety Proposal”

Putting intercity bus drivers under federal overtime pay laws would raise their pay, lower their fatigue, and cut fatal bus crashes and deaths.

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Rail workers score big safety win in California

Rail unions have been pushing for two-person crews while rail carriers have been pushing for just one, an engineer.

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Nevada unions to Trump: pay your hotel’s workers fair wages

As far as Nevada's unions are concerned, Donald Trump should put his money where his mouth is.

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