Labor News

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Youth spirit sparks Asian American labor meet

APALA's  largest convention ever celebrated outstanding achievements in the fight to stop wage theft and to uphold the rights of immigrant and low-wage workers, and looked ahead to the continuing struggle for good jobs and labor rights for all workers and for a just immigration policy.

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Locked out on the Great Lakes

The epidemic of corporate greed sweeping our nation is alive and well on the Great Lakes.

Unions hit GOP's "Boeing Bill"

What it really is, union leaders say, is a move to strip the NLRB of much of its power to rule for and protect workers' rights.

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Picket lines in 9 cities slam Hyatt

Hotel workers were participating in nationwide coordinated actions that drew thousands of protesters to Hyatts in nine cities around the country.

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UAW sues military contractor over union-busting

A UAW local filed labor charges against giant military contractor Bell Helicopter for "an attempt to weaken and eliminate the union."

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1877 St. Louis General Strike: lessons for today (video)

Labor and community activists gathered in Granite City, Ill., to remember the 1877 St. Louis general strike.

Union leaders blast White House Wal-Mart alliance

Everyone wants more fresh food in low-income communities, but Wal-Mart's lousy anti-worker stands undermine those same communities.

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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Labor leader renews call to bring troops home (video)

VIDEO: CWA President Larry Cohen talks about the union's message to America, bringing the troops home from Iraq and Afghanistan and endorsing President Barack Obama.

Unionists tell NLRB of election delays, management intimidation

Unionists joined a parade of witnesses in the first of two days of NLRB hearings on its proposed rules to streamline union elections. Most of the witnesses were lawyers, including from several notorious union-busting firms.

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