Labor News

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The Ludlow Massacre: Never to be forgotten!

 The tragic, brutal and deadly attack on striking miners and their families shocked, saddened and outraged working people and most Americans.

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Safeway takeover about more than just the price of stock shares

No matter how this is recast or repackaged, the bottom line is the hard-working men and women employed at takeover targets get the short end of the stick.

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Union flags fly along the Maine coast

There are some 6,000-plus lobster boat workers in Maine that best fit Victor Hugo's general description of them more than a century ago - toilers of the sea.

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Corporate America - you didn’t build that - really!

Real democracy should mean that as a part of the team that actually built that, you should have some say in how that profit is distributed and spent.

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Raise the minimum wage

Despite claims of economic recovery heard recently, median weekly worker income for most months of the past two years, just like most years of the past 35 years, is either flat, or less, than the year before.

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Dinner honors workers' ‘incredible courage'

Union and community supporters showed solidarity with Castlewood Country Club workers who have been locked out of their jobs at the posh Pleasanton club for nearly six months.

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Organized unity in action needed, says labor leader

"Organized, mobilized unity in action - that is what will save the ordinary American," Stewart Acuff, of the Utility Workers' Union of America, told a packed Jobs with Justice Workers' Rights Board meeting here June 18.

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Steelworker activist addresses socialist meet

MARION, Ohio - Long-time labor activist Bruce Bostick called for building a "wide coalition to isolate the right wing" to win basic necessities for working people and move towards socialism.