Labor News

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Study: 57 percent of poultry workers suffer ergonomic ills

NIOSH found what UFCW called "a drastic level of injury" to workers even at the present speeds.

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Okla. governor bars cities from setting minimum wage

Oklahoma Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a bill prohibiting cities, counties, and their citizens the right to set a mandatory minimum wage.

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UPS firing of Teamster drivers rescinded

All those struggling in New York and nationally for a better life could not help but take notice: Labor solidarity worked!

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Minnesota raises state minimum wage; teachers say hike will benefit kids

 Joined by legislators, advocates, and Minnesotans from across the state, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law raising Minnesota's minimum wage for the first time since 2005.

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NYC AFSCME wins reinstatement for disabled workers Bloomberg fired

 Eleven disabled workers, whom former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg laid off (fired) will get their jobs back, thanks to their AFSCME local.

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Our Walmart wins some victories for pregnant workers

It wasn't good luck that brought about workplace changes at Walmart. It was the hard work and the mobilization of workers and community supporters across the nation in Our Walmart.

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Workers and patients fight back against hospital consolidation

Affordable, quality health care and secure, union jobs are both threatened by the growing consolidation and monopolization of the medical industry.

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Side order of wage theft with your pizza?

Domino's drivers were illegally deprived of car maintenance payments and tips and employees were not paid overtime rates for working more than 40 hours in a week.

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SEIU's Henry: Unions need new approaches to attract youth

The nation's unions need new approaches to recruit and retain younger workers, Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry says.

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Union leader calls Ryan budget a monster out to maul government workers

"What's another term for an insatiable monster hell-bent on savagely devouring everything in its sight?  The Ryan Budget."

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