Labor News

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Teacher Appreciation Week in Chicago: a cut in pay?

Teacher Appreciation Week had barely begun when news broke that teachers had to take a seven percent pay cut.

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Workers flying high after major organizing wins

Workers across the country have stood up in the past month to fight for better wages and working conditions.

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Port drivers out on strike, demand companies follow law

Drivers gathered before sunrise, carrying signs and wearing reflective safety vests as they began picketing company trucks.

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New AFL-CIO report shows weaknesses in safety, health enforcement

Low fines and lack of jail terms for heads of firms that disobey or disregard safety provide little incentive for companies to obey the law.

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May Day 2015: an international affair

On May 1, 2015 in Chicago, the community gathered around the memorial for the Haymarket Martyrs.

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LA, Long Beach port drivers forced to strike again

The drivers demand that trucking firms recognize them as employees and bargain with them if they select the Teamsters.

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Today in labor history: “The Song of the Wage-Slave” for May Day

"The land is the landlord's, the trader's is the sea, the ore the usurer's coffer fills - but what remains for me?"

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May Day: Workers of the world unite for a better life!

"This is a day to protest against bad conditions for working people and join together to fight for a better world."

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On Workers Memorial Day: The words of the dead

USW members who work for Marathon have gone without pay for nearly three months because they know what's at stake: Their lives.

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Trumka: Raising wages is measuring stick for presidential campaign support

"The labor movement's doors are open to any candidate who's serious about transforming our economy with high and rising wages."

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