Labor News

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Walmart workers strike on Black Friday

The walkout was one of dozens against the retail giant across the nation protesting Walmart's bully tactics aimed at silencing the "OUR Walmart" worker upsurge.

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Oakland port and airport workers strike over unfair labor practices

The night before the strike, hundreds of port workers, union and community supporters gathered at the airport to launch the action.

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OURWalmart and allies protest Walmart in Orlando

Walmart workers and labor and community allies held a protest at an east Orlando Walmart on Black Friday. The action was one of hundreds organized around the country.

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Mo. janitors fight poverty wages

The janitors wore giant back and white photos draped around their chests and back as they marched and chanted "What's disgusting? Union busting! What's outrageous? Poverty wages!"

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Farmworkers, allies demand Publix sign agreement with Immokalee workers

More than a dozen actions were planned at Publix stores mostly in Florida, along with actions around the country.

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Court to hear arguments on who is a supervisor

The Supreme Court has said employers are responsible for ensuring there is no racial or sexual harassment, discrimination on the job, or "racially hostile" environments and so are their supervisors.

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Wal-Mart workers prepare for Black Friday strike

This Black Friday, Wal-Mart associates plan to hold a series of actions at 1,000 Wal-Mart locations nationwide.

Raley’s workers back on the job after 10-day strike

After 15 months of negotiations the United Food and Commercial Workers called "highly contentious," and a ten-day strike.

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Video: Steelworker leader honored in Chicago

Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers union came to Chicago this week to receive a Visionary Leader Award presented to him.

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ATU: Conviction of bus driver ignores real problem, driver fatigue

The November conviction of a non-union intercity bus driver on four manslaughter counts ignores the real problem drivers face.

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