Labor News

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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire: Hundreds gather in solidarity with workers

New Yorkers have long assembled to commemorate the anniversary of one of the greatest travesties in United States labor history.

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New Labor Department rule to expose union busting industry

 "Using union-busting law firms to intimidate workers is one more tool in the toolbox of the global elite."

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Speaker at PW luncheon: "We won't turn our backs on workers"

The March 20 People's World luncheon honoring workers in the struggle was held at the Clean Carwash Workers Center in South Central Los Angeles.

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Wash. mill town workers march for Bernie

"It's time to win Washington State and the rest of the West for Bernie Sanders!'

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Calif. lawmaker introduces bill to let “Gig Economy” workers organize

Uber and Lyft undercut taxis while underpaying drivers and refusing to pick up workplace expenses.

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Unionists cheer as railroad adminstration proposes two-person train crews

This is seen as a big win for rail workers, their unions, their members and rail safety.

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Easter Rising 1916: Labor and the Irish independence struggle

An unexpected commotion disrupted routine in a busy city center on an April morning one hundred years ago. 

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What’s the value of this man’s work?

His name is Kwaku Agyeman, and he has a job pushing wheelchairs for airport passengers who otherwise would have a hard time getting around.

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Immokalee Farmworkers: Boycott Wendy's for human rights abuses

The coalition wrote Wendy's  a decade ago, saying the chain should pay decent wages and stop human rights abuses in the fields, following guidelines of the coalition's Fair Food Program.

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Suffering the insufferable because of economic insecurity: Women in the economy

A large number of presenters addressed several aspects of the crisis of women's work today.

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