Labor News

Stand Up for Ohio hosts festival to "bring awesome back"

Hear about Stand Up for Ohio's work, and get ready for Aug. 20 festival to bring back awesome to the Buckeye State.

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Unionists say America needs collective bargaining

"Our challenge is to build a movement that restores the American Dream," said Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen.

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CWA: “We’ve had no choice but to fight”

Carolyn Wade didn't go looking for a fight, but she's in the middle of a big one: some call it a war on workers.

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Largest education union endorses Obama

The 3.2-million-member National Education Association has endorsed President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign.

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1.3 million Ohioans say no to anti-labor law

The drive to repeal SB 5, the union-busting law that strips collective bargaining rights from public workers in Ohio, culminated in a massive "People's Parade" to deliver petitions with nearly 1.3 million signatures.

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Bus drivers fed up, locked out, then fired

On June 13, the bus drivers of AFSCME Local 3001, who drive the Arlington County, Va., buses, made the declaration that they have had enough.

Attacks on labor end in a whimper

The third big front in the right-wing Republican-business state-by-state war on workers, in Missouri, ended when the state legislature adjourned in May.

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In tough situation, Conn. state workers to vote on contract

Thousands of state workers are expected for a question and answer session about the tentative agreement hammered out by their unions.

Union strength grows at Illinois universities

University employees and students in Chicago and at colleges throughout Illinois are stepping up union campaigns and ready to strike for their collective bargaining rights.

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Video: Union thunder in Wisconsin

They came in with a roar. Bringing union thunder on Haley-Davidsons. Motorcycles made in Wisconsin by union workers.

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