Labor News

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Missouri unions fight right-wing obstruction

"The sun is shining on organized labor today," State Sen. Tim Green, told thousands of union members.

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Labor says nation's health at stake in Supreme Court battle

The right wing's use of the Supreme Court to try to destroy President Obama's Affordable Health Care Act endangers the very health of the American people.

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MI unions seek bargaining rights amendment

"Working families who built Michigan's middle class now want to rebuild it," Teamsters President James Hoffa said.

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Workers across the country slam Verizon for refusing to talk

Members of the Communications Workers of America, other unions and student and community allies protested outside of a Verizon wireless store.

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Unions tackle states' practices that hurt workers

The labor movement is beginning to mount a legislative offensive in the sates to stop what it says are "under the radar" attacks on workers.

AFL-CIO defends women’s access to contraception

The AFL-CIO has stepped forward to defend women's access to contraception, "regardless of where they work."

Minn. GOP assaults workers with constitutional amendments

Right to work sounds innocent enough in name, but in reality it is yet another corporate attack on middle class families.

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“Fast for Fair Food” ends with 1,000 marching

More than 1,000 farm workers and their allies solemnly marched three miles to the corporate headquarter of the grocery store giant Publix.

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UFCW: D.C.-Baltimore chains going nuclear vs. workers

The Washington-Baltimore area's two biggest grocery chains, Giant and Safeway, are "going nuclear" in their war against their combined 30,000 workers.

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Workers at Republic Windows occupy again and win again (with video)

Serious Energy told the union that they were closing the plant right away and were not interested in finding a new buyer. Workers fought back.

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