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NLRB keeps up the pressure on Menard's

The Menards decision actually enlarges and deepens the NLRB's reach into the language and attitude of business operators, since it demands reissued handbooks.

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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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The "Right-to-Work" movement's attack on women workers

If strong public sector union jobs are eroded as a result of the right-to-work movement's attack, this will be an added setback for women's economic status in the U.S.

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L.A. port truckers win again, misclassified as independent contractors

Eploited port truck drivers at the nation's largest cargo terminal, Los Angeles-Long Beach, won another round in their long fight for fair pay, job protections and the right to organize.

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Today in labor history: The American Federation of Labor is founded

The original constituent craft unions of the AFL were disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor association.

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Despite vicious opposition, Chattanooga workers are unionizing

In the face of corporation opposition, skilled workers at the Volkswagen plant voted for UAW to become their collective bargaining representative, a step toward unionization of the whole plant.

 

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Scott Walker escalates his war on workers

Expanding on the hatred of unions that he imposed as Wisconsin's governor, right wing GOP presidential hopeful Scott Walker is proposing to abolish the NLRB.

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Video: Steelworkers fight for a fair deal

Their contract with ArcelorMittal expired September 1; the union is staying on the job in hopes of a fair contract, but are ready to fightback in what are very tough negotiations.

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Steelworkers and teachers: Two unions, one struggle

In other words: To make money for the shareholders, workers have to go without; to keep the banks happy, public schools have to tighten their belts.

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Video: Despite anti-union attacks, steelworkers rally for contract, justice

United Steelworkers (USW) union members and allies demonstrated this past week in two separate rallies for a fair contract for workers who produce steel.

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