Labor News

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Riverwalk hospitality workers list demands

Hundreds of  hotel workers from the Grand Hyatt and their supporters marched, demanding changes to make hospitality jobs "sustainable, healthy work with a living wage all through our city,

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"Without Ted Strickland I wouldn't have my job"

"Many pronounced the cause hopeless, but fortunately we had the support of this community and we had the support of Gov. Strickland."

Filipino American labor marks 45th anniversary of grape strike

The Delano, Calif., grape strike  brought together Filipino American agricultural workers and Mexican American farm workers to form what became the United Farm Workers of America (UFW).

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Hotel workers training for civil disobedience in 15 cities

More than 1,000 cooks, dishwashers and housekeepers are training to carry out nonviolent civil disobedience on July 22 at Hyatt hotels in 15 cities across the nation.

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No labor peace at Sacramento Airport

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Board of Supervisors of California's capital city has voted 3-2 to reject "labor harmony" contract language that would have saved 100 union jobs.

Honor Cesar Chavez by protecting farmworker children

Farmworker rights, civil rights groups and labor leaders are urging supporters to call their lawmakers and ask them to endorse the Children's Act for Responsible Employment.

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Chavez message is still strong

Union organizer Cesar Chavez' birthday, March 31, is celebrated in North Texas as it is across America.

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HomeGoods /TJX workers rally for union contract

Hundreds of HomeGoods / TJX workers with their families and supporters rallied at the company's distribution center here on March 10 to demand a fair contract to improve wages and health insurance benefits.

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Foxwoods Casino workers vote on first union contract

After three years of organizing with the United Auto Workers (UAW), 2,500 casino workers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand complex will vote on their first union contract.

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Hotels may force nationwide strike, union leader warns

The companies that control the nation's major hotels may force the union that represents their workers into a nationwide strike, says John Wilhelm, president of UNITE HERE.

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