Labor News

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Groups battle "Jim Crow" segregation in restaurant industry

A joint project of ROC United and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights will establish a programmatic intervention to confront this issue.

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Silicon Valley labor, religion, community call for "disrupting inequality"

Groups came together to demonstrate their support for the workers at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Citrix who are fighting for quality jobs and fair treatment at the workplace.

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Disgraced United CEO Smisek is major reason for income inequality

Smisek and his overpaid boardroom buddies nationwide have swindled American workers and communities.

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Gallup poll: "Americans want unions"

Americans are seeing the connection between unions and balancing the economy, allowing workers to come together to build a better life for their families.

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AFL-CIO backs legislation to curb execs’ revolving door to D.C.

"Hard-working families can't afford to have the financial industry and government creating a cozy relationship that allows Wall Street to write its own rules."

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Top AFL-CIO officials: “U.S. labor law must catch up”

Modernized global economy requires a rewrite of the National Labor Relations Act and U.S. agreement and obedience to international labor law standards.

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Netroots Nation delegates discussed unions' role in progressive causes

Unionists at the confab included a large delegation from the CWA, a former top Unite Here activist, and AFL-CIO officials Liz Shuler and Tefere Gebre.

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New UAW president out to end inequality

In a Q and A with journalists from Detroit and across the country, addressing "inequality" in the workplace and community was a common thread.

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U.S. poor are in free fall

The level of income inequality stretches much higher in the United States than in the other developed countries. Now it's gone off the chart.

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99% Spring blooming nationwide

Activists nationwide are ensuring that the 99% Spring is in full bloom.

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