Labor News

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Today in labor history: International Labour Organization conference in D.C.

The ILO was established on the premise that universal, lasting peace could be established only if based on social justice

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Labor says vote for hopes not fears in Connecticut

"Connecticut needs a governor who walks picket lines, not a governor who busts unions and destroys communities."

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Labor Secretary boosts unions, praises new models of organizing

For Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, unions are responsible for creating and sustaining the middle class, and represent what's right with the U.S.

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Workers’ Ed Society opens in St. Louis

The St. Louis Workers' Education Society recently purchased its new headquarters - a historic, beautiful, 10,000 square-foot union hall located in south St. Louis City.

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Working Families Party rallies to turnout Row D vote

The event highlighted that a big turnout on Row D, the WFP line, will be decisive in ensuring that Cuomo, the IDC and other elected officials remain good to their word.

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Leader of 50-million member labor federation blasts Nissan in Mississippi

"We are not going away until these Nissan workers win the right to a union, as the 150,000 unionized Nissan workers elsewhere."

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Labor, aiming to oust McConnell, campaigns hard for Grimes in Kentucky

"A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one," legendary former U.S. House Speaker Sam Rayburn famously once observed.

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Mercedes-Benz workers form new union local in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International employees and the United Auto Workers announced the formation of UAW Local 112, a new local union.

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Locked-out workers from Superman's town go to D.C.

Honeywell locked out 150 workers, members of USW Local 7-669, an old Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers local, on August 2.

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Migrant workers “shouldn’t have to be tortured to have work”

Three times each month, women across Bangladesh gather to learn all they can about the only means by which they can support their families: migrating to another country for work.

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