Labor News

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Kelley of the Treasury Employees Union to retire in August

Colleen M. Kelley, the NTEU president for the last 16 years, will retire at the end of the union's convention this August.

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Berger-Marks report guides working women toward greater influence in unions

A new report from the Berger-Marks Foundation gives working women a "how-to" guide to establish women's committees within unions.

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Workers mobilize vs. GOP budgets’ pension, pay cut schemes

Members of federal workers and postal employee unions mobilized against Republican budget schemes that would - again - cut their pay.

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W. Va. GOP legislature passes, Dem. governor signs anti-worker bill

"Today marks the first time in West Virginia history that our state officially reduced safety standards for coal miners."

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Illinois union coalition battles Rauner fair share fee ban in state courts

Rauner intends to hurt "the men and women who do the real work of state government."

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Students declare national boycott of Wendy's

The student-led boycott will be launched at Ohio State University and will snowball over the coming months as dozens more universities adopt it.

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Young Workers Summit feels the jolt of young labor activism

"America is begging for change on a grand scale; the kind of change that, quite frankly, has always been led by young people."

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The GOP wants pay cuts for hard workers

Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation last week to lower the wages of Wisconsin's middle class workers.

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Machinists file for union recognition at Boeing plant

This is the latest chapter in a long-running saga which previously embroiled Boeing, its workers in the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Senate, and the NLRB.

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Labor, with unlikely allies, tackles exploitation of high-tech workers

Labor is part of a campaign against the exploitation of foreign workers here on high-tech work visas.

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