Labor News

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Fatal work injuries down slightly in 2011

The number of fatal occupational injuries nationwide dropped to 4,609 in 2011.

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Restaurant has to pay wages it stole from employee

Workers in transparent rain ponchos hand out pale yellow fliers to people preparing to enter Lee Kan's Asian Grill in the Collierville Shopping Center.


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Today in labor history: First Model T leaves the assembly line

The problems of speedup and other dangerous assembly line practices were skewered in Charlie Chaplin's classic film "Modern Times."

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Texas Walmart workers stage “Rally for Respect”

About 200 Walmart employees and their supporters gathered for a "Rally for Respect" in downtown Griggs Park here, Sept. 22.

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Koch Brothers try to kill California unions

Prop 32 would ban both unions and corporations from using payroll-deducted funds for political purposes in California.

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Striking warehouse workers take over Chicago Walmart

Some 50 striking workers at a Walmart warehouse left their picket line, traveled to a newly opened Walmart Express here, and took over the store.

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Out of dusty desert and shadows, LA Walmart warehouse workers march (video)

The marchers' struggle began a year ago, with their attempts to get management to fix equipment, provide fans, provide drinking water and a decent wage.

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Today in Labor History: 1934 textile workers strike begins

The textile workers' strike of 1934 was the largest strike in U.S. labor history at the time, involving as many as 500,000 textile workers from New England, the Mid-Atlantic states and the U.S. Southern states,.

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Strike at Walmart warehouses spreads

Striking workers picketed the Walmart distribution center in Elwood, Illinois for the third day in a row this morning since they went on strike last Saturday.

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Unionists, allies protest Trans-Pacific trade pact

Unionists and their allies protested at the Sept. 9 start of the latest round of talks on a planned Trans-Pacific Pact.

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