Labor News

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On recession’s sixth anniversary, U.S. still down 8 million jobs

Six years after the onset of the Great Recession, the U.S. economy needs nearly 8 million jobs to return to pre-recession health.

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More than 400,000 New Jerseyans get a raise January 1

New Jersey is one of the 13 states that saw a bump in the minimum wage starting Jan. 1.The minimum wage became $8.25, up one dollar from $7.25.

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L & M nurses and techs back on the job as negotiations continue

The caregivers' return to work temporarily halts a standoff over the future of health service delivery for the region.

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D.C. Council votes to support minimum wage hike to $11.50

The vote comes on the heels of two Maryland suburbs minimum wage increase votes.

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Amazon workers battle their bosses in Seattle and Germany

Thus far, Amazon's anti-union bias has thwarted any attempts by its U.S. warehouse workers to have a union.

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Domino’s agrees to reinstate 25 fired in New York

"Because of this agreement, 25 workers will be back to work in time for the holidays."

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Domino's Pizza locks out workers after wage protest

Domino's Pizza has told its workers what they can expect when they exercise their right to demand a living wage. The pizza chain has locked them out in the cold.

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Defending Walmart’s low pay puts the lie to conservative philosophy

Could it possibly be that the time has come to take a more objective and clear-eyed look at what is happening at our nation's largest employer?

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Denver SuperShuttle drivers reject cuts

Denver SuperShuttle is trying to force a 30 percent pay cut on its workforce.

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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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