Labor News

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Missouri workers win with wage bill and right-to-work veto

"Since 1978 Missouri has said no to right-to-work and in just a minute I will sign that veto and make sure the voices of Missouri's working people are heard."

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It’s official! LA City Council votes hike in minimum wage to $15

On July 1, 2016, the minimum wage will go up to $10.50, and continue to increase gradually until 2020, when it hits $15 an hour.

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Activists demand re-hiring at Walmart

On June 2 in Dallas, nationwide rallies demanded re-hiring of laid-off Walmart workers.

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Head of L.A. Federation of Labor thrilled with $15 wage victory

It's a great day for working Angelenos, as the LA city countil has voted to raise the minimum wage, in steps, to $15 an hour.

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Protesters serve notice to McDonald’s shareholders: $15 and union

The demonstrators had a single-minded determination to send a message to McDonald's on the eve of its stockholders meeting.

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Los Angeles raising minimum wage to $15 by 2020

"Our city has taken a much-needed, significant step toward lifting hundreds of thousands of people out of poverty."

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Call goes out for boycott of Driscoll

A work stoppage began March 17 in the San Quintín Valley, in Baja California, as workers called for a minimum daily wage of 300 pesos, about $20.

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Postal Workers, customers to hold nationwide protests May 14

APWU members will rally in over 85 cities for improved postal services and to protect good, living-wage jobs.

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Senate sidetracks fast-track for TPP - for now

Union leaders hailed the Senate vote, which forces senators to postpone the debate on fast-track until after the Memorial Day recess.

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New rules could add millions of workers to overtime pay eligibility

The Labor Department is readying proposed rules to greatly expand who can get overtime pay.

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