Labor News

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Palermo’s agrees to reinstate eight fired workers

The company also has agreed to post a notice informing workers of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act and to hold a union election.

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Milwaukee low wage workers walk off the job

Taking their cue from workers in St. Louis, Chicago, New York and Detroit, fast food workers took to the streets of Milwaukee on Wednesday in a one-day work stoppage to demand a $15.00 an hour wage.

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Students and pizza workers unite!

The University of Wisconsin at Madison has been at the center of an ongoing dispute between workers rights activists and the Palermo's frozen pizza company.

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More firms challenge NLRB’s right to rule on their cases

 Two more companies have dragged the NLRB into federal appellate courts, questioning the agency's right to rule in their labor-management disputes because NLRB allegedly lacked a quorum.

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Wisconsin dairy workers lose their livelihoods

Wisconsin is the state known as 'America's Dairyland', but this month it ran out of milk.

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Badgers find Palermo pizza hard to swallow

Palermo's factory workers banded together and presented their employer with a petition stating their intent to unionize so they could effectively discuss issues of safety, health and wages.

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“No justice, no pizza,” says AFL-CIO

The AFL-CIO has endorsed a nationwide boycott of Palermo's Pizza in response to the company's "blatant disregard of its workers' choice to form a union."

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After Wisconsin, unions say they’re in for the long haul

The nation's union presidents emphasized the positive impact of mobilizing union members nationwide for politics after the bitterly contested Wisconsin recall election.

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Walker’s revenge felt by Wisconsin workers

Three groups of Badger State workers have been 'disciplined' for opposing GOP Gov. Scott Walker.

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Court ditches parts of Wisconsin’s anti-worker law

Late Friday afternoon a federal judge here struck down two parts of GOP Gov. Scott Walker's 2011 anti-worker law that killed collective bargaining rights for workers.

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