Labor News

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AFL-CIO: Workplace deaths, injuries on the rise

"Too many workers remain at serious risk of injury, illness or death. There is much more work to be done."

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Union leaders grapple with problem of workers backing right wingers

Worried union leaders say many members feel "outshouted" by powerful political voices and are showing anger by backing extreme candidates.

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Hillary Clinton’s pro-worker pledges excite building trades audience

Clinton's passion for workers' causes, from project labor agreements to being their advocate in the White House, excited the audience.

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MU graduate workers say “union” in a landslide

While the vote result is a substantial victory, it's just the latest step in the campaign for justice for MU graduate workers.

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Think about immigration like a nurse

If the nurse fears that if they check her documents she'll lose her job or worse, she likely won't have to think a long time before signing that union card.

 

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Janitors and farm workers: Two strikes remembered

"Before me almost a thousand janitors wearing deep purple Service Employee International Union T-shirts lined up to march..."

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Lilly Ledbetter tells union women about ongoing struggle for equal pay

Despite some gains in recent years, women still face a tough road to equal pay.

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NLRB rules Unite Here won vote at Trump Las Vegas casino

"We voted for a union so we could negotiate a fair contract with Mr. Trump."

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Chicago Teachers fire back: “We have had it!” (with video)

Labor and community organizers worked tirelessly throughout the day to stage events that engaged the community in vibrant ways.

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Even before new $15/hour minimum wage signed, California workers celebrated

The celebrations began early, even as California's new minimum wage law was still racing through the state legislature last week.

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