Labor News

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Given three years to live, he fights to save co-workers

OSHA announced a new proposed federal rule - long pushed by the Steelworkers and other unions - to cut down worker exposure to silica. OSHA estimated the rule would prevent 700 deaths yearly.

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Oakland Airport concession workers win some, and keep up the fight

Dozens of workers at Oakland Airport concessions and their supporters walked the picket line outside Oakland Airport's Terminal 2.

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What do casinos and martial arts have in common?

The proxy war between the union and the UFC has brought the labor battle to national attention.

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GOP judge launches yet another assault on the NLRB

A Republican-named federal judge took another hack at the NLRB, ruling that President Obama illegally named its top enforcement officer.

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Fast food and retail workers to walk out nationwide Aug. 29

If you go to your local fast food joint, you may find something unusual: A picket line. If you want to show support, don't cross it.

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Union members swell the ranks of marchers in D.C.

"We have to be repetitive" on the issues Dr. King fought for, said Allen Silver, an organizer for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 100.

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In "right-to-work" state, T-Mobile workers struggle for right to work

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Employees at a T-Mobile call center here say they endure a constant battle against the stress that comes from unrealistic performance standards, job insecurity and humiliation.

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NLRB judge: Firm’s ‘arbitration agreement’ with workers can’t ban appeals to board

The ban violates the worker's labor law rights, ALJ Melissa Olivero ruled on August 14 in a case involving Fort Lauderdale-based Everglades University.

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Santa Clara council backs Hyatt workers

Dozens of Hyatt workers and community supporters packed the City Council chambers on Monday to speak in favor of a resolution.

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Today in labor history: IWW's “Little Red Songbook” published

The book included famous pro-worker songs like "The Internationale" and "Solidarity Forever."

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