Labor News

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New Jersey public pensions battle goes down to the wire

The pension battle began several years ago when Christie claimed the state not only wouldn't pay its part of the pensions, but couldn't afford to do so.

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Walmart workers to fast 15 days at Walton family homes

On Nov. 20 #Fastfor15 will mobilize outside of the Walton home in NYC, and on Nov. 24h, outside the Walton home in California.

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Thousands protest Koch Brothers convention in Ohio

"Too many people have fought too hard, for too long, under tough conditions, for us to allow a handful of greedy billionaires to steal our democracy."

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“We are dying to get paid!”: R.I.P. workers’ dreams

Hundreds of workers and community members filled Los Angeles City Council Chambers on Oct. 29 and built a wage theft cemetery in front of City Hall.

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Today in labor history: Huge Solidarity Day march in Washington

Hundreds of thousands of union members marched past the White House to protest Ronald Reagan's union-busting.

 

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Today in labor history: end of the "Vietnam era"

On May 7, 1975, President Gerald R. Ford formally declared an end to the "Vietnam era."

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Chattanooga groups plan anti-Nazi protests

Less than a week after the Kansas anti-Semitic shootings, a white supremacist hate group will be marking its 40th anniversary at the Hamilton County Courthouse.

 

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Central Floridians protest low wages at the world’s largest McDonald’s

"This is a national movement and workers are going to be demanding respect, better wages, and the ability to earn a living."

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Buried in my grave, before I'll be a Walmart slave!

Walmart workers striking for higher wages here have added the element of song to their picketing, marching and chanting.

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Shoppers down but numbers up at Walmart protests

STERLING HEIGHTS. Mich. - While analysts are lamenting that retail sales were down at shopping malls on Black Friday, the numbers were simultaneously "up" at Walmart protests taking place the same day.

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