Labor News

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UCLA Labor Center graduates 50 new activists for workers

Los Angeles' leading scholarly research institution on labor issues provides brainpower to the fight for 15 and against wage theft.

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Teamsters oppose beer mega-merger

Abstract: Jobs in America's brewing industry are being threatened by monopolistic mergers of mega-corporate beer makers.

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United flight attendants demonstrate worldwide for a contract

The principal demands were for better pay that at least matches that in other airline companies, quality healthcare, and retiree benefits.

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Rally for job security at Yale

Up to 2,000 union members and community allies filled Cedar Street May 5 to support 986 union members whose jobs are threatened.

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Sanders, Clinton fight to keep workers from defecting to Trump

Democrats will need a campaign based on more than exposing the dangers posed by Donald Trump.

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Workers suffer as Nabisco CEO makes millions, moves Oreo production line to Mexico

Such contrasts lead the AFL-CIO to publish its yearly study comparing CEO pay and the median pay of U.S. workers.

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Labor and allies discuss launching a “Take Down Wall Street” campaign

A giant coalition of unions, progressive groups and grass-roots organizations have been hashing out the mechanics of the drive and its platform.

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Staff of British left-wing Morning Star strike over Tory union restrictions

Journalists at the socialist daily, Britain's counterpart to People's World, staged a one-day political strike.

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Unions keep up pressure on Verizon

As support spreads nationwide for the 39,000 striking Verizon workers, CWA reveals the company has a massive offshoring operation in the Philippines.

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Lack of OSHA inspectors, plus corporate greed: a recipe for worker abuse

This week a new report from Oxfam showed the ugliness of corporate greed in America's food processing plants. 

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