Labor News

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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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Dallas joins national day of protest over shutdown

About 50 activists, many of them retirees, gathered outside the office of Senator Ted Cruz in Dallas on October 15.

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Video: Flash mob steps for justice at N.C. Walmart

RALEIGH, N.C. - As Walmart workers petition managers, Sept. 5, to reinstate employees who have been unfairly treated a flash mob breaks out in a local store here.

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Fast-food workers super-size protests in Missouri and elsewhere

"We deserve more, we deserve $15 and a union; we work hard and we deserve more money."

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