Labor News

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Emergency action urged on unemployment benefits

Call Congress at 1-877-318-0483 with the message "extend unemployment insurance now."

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L & M nurses and techs back on the job as negotiations continue

The caregivers' return to work temporarily halts a standoff over the future of health service delivery for the region.

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Tell Congress to extend unemployment benefits now!

In addition to the 1.3 million who will be immediately cut off, an additional 3.6 million people will lose benefits in the coming year unless Congress acts.

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Community to casino: Stop harassing your workers!

Clergy and community leaders from Chicago and the northwest suburbs delivered a petition today signed by 33 allies supporting employees at the Rivers Casino Des Plaines.

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Domino’s agrees to reinstate 25 fired in New York

"Because of this agreement, 25 workers will be back to work in time for the holidays."

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Domino's Pizza locks out workers after wage protest

Domino's Pizza has told its workers what they can expect when they exercise their right to demand a living wage. The pizza chain has locked them out in the cold.

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Locked out L&M nurses, techs get outpouring of support

Support is mounting daily for 800 courageous locked out nurses and tech workers, as the corporation failed to show up for further negotiations.

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Working during the holidays? Know your rights

This time of year, many people hold temporary or part-time jobs helping retailers and other businesses with the heavy demands of the busy holiday shopping season.

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Jobs with Justice relaunches with new website and bigger agenda

"As the new Jobs With Justice, we are leading the fight for workers' rights and an economy that benefits everyone."

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Defending Walmart’s low pay puts the lie to conservative philosophy

Could it possibly be that the time has come to take a more objective and clear-eyed look at what is happening at our nation's largest employer?

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