Labor News

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Unions take aim at discrimination against Latinas

"For Latinas, the pathway to social and economic advancement is lined with hurdles," says the 134-page Trabajadoras: Challenges and Conditions of Latina Workers in the United States.

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NAACP rallies for grocery workers, labor rights

Hundreds of delegates to the NAACP's 102nd convention marched in support of UFCW, which is in negotiations with supermarket companies.

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America’s new sweatshop: warehouse work

A new report paints a picture of exploitation of a mostly minority labor force in the logistics field.

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Labor takes on racism in GOP "Pledge"

The Republican Party's platform for the mid-term elections, its "Pledge to America," has a sharply racist edge.

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Disneyland worker sent home for hijab

A Muslim employee in Disneyland's Grand Californian Hotel has been sent home from work with no pay for refusing to take off her hijab while working as a hostess in a hotel restaurant.

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Domestic workers win basic labor rights

NEW YORK-After a six-year struggle, domestic workers here won a huge victory.

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Black trade unionists say no to Arizona hate law

DETROIT - Forty years ago the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists "woke up" the labor movement to the importance of struggles for justice and peace, and they aren't stopping yet.

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High Court favors Chicago Black firefighters in discrimination suit

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of 6,000 Black applicants for firefighting jobs here, adding they could proceed with a lawsuit that accuses the city of using a racially discriminatory hiring exams.

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Why working people are angry and why politicians should listen

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka details the struggles facing America's working people and the challenges to take the anger and use it in unifying and productive ways.  

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