Labor News

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The Battle of Toledo

Today in labor history: On May 23, 1934 workers in Toledo Ohio, overcame police and company strike breaking efforts.

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Autoworkers say: Let Romney go bankrupt

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney came to town Friday, but autoworkers were in no mood to give him a free pass.

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Auto jobs grow despite Republican opposition

More than jobs are back: New polls in Michigan show Obama has jumped ahead of his Republican opponents here.

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Autoworkers negotiate with “wind in their face”

The United Auto Workers union has now completed its negotiations with the domestic auto companies.

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Michigan labor ready to march on Labor Day, win in 2012

With a Republican governor and Republican-controlled legislature, Labor Day Mobilization Luncheon took on special significance.

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Auto workers face tough battle in contract talks

With the current contract set to expire, contract negotiations for the 110,000 members of the United Auto Workers at Ford, GM and Chrysler opened.

Unions discuss key issues with GE

Health care, wages and pensions topped the talks between a multi-union coalition, headed by the United Electrical Workers, with General Electric.

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UAW delegates vow to build mass movement

DETROIT - The United Auto Workers Special Bargaining Convention, held here last week, was like nothing this reporter has attended before: it was three days of preparing the union to do battle with Republicans and Wall Street.

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UAW special convention: “Fight for every worker in America”

DETROIT - Addressing 1,200 union activists, United Auto Workers President Bob King called for a return to the social consciousness of the union's founders.

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UAW plans new organizing drive with help from its friends

The United Auto Workers is launching a new drive to organize foreign-owned auto plants in the U.S., with the determined help of civil rights and other organizations.

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