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Help make an IBEW striker smile for the holidays!

The union workers of FairPoint believe in serving their customers, not kowtowing to the company's greedy Wall Street owners.

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Massive labor actions rock Italy

On Friday, Italy, the land of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Antonio Gramsci, and the home of the Vatican, came to a halt. Scopero! Strike! was the word of the day.

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Study confirms what Minnesota low-wage workers know: life is tough

The report was done by Minnesotans for a Fair Economy and announced by Working America, an organization of some 3 million workers, including 300,000 in Minnesota.

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New UAW president out to end inequality

In a Q and A with journalists from Detroit and across the country, addressing "inequality" in the workplace and community was a common thread.

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Holiday gift shopping: Products made by union workers

It's getting there, but it's not too late yet to find that perfect holiday gift that carries a union label and is made in America.

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NLRB reverses Bush-named board ruling, opens employer email systems to workers

Email has now become such a critical component of communications, in and out of unions.

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Justices give biz 9-0 win over workers in security screenings case

For Amazon.com workers, the ruling means spending 25 minutes in line every day, unpaid, while waiting for a mandatory security check.

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Need for bathroom breaks is no joke!

We've heard of employers mistreating their workers, but the following item out of Seattle is the latest entry in the "You gotta be kidding" category.

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Year-end legislative rush may produce little for workers

Congress' year-end rush to approve a massive spending bill for the rest of fiscal 2015, and to extend a hodge-podge of special tax breaks, may produce little for workers.

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What's outrageous? Poverty wages! (with video)

Fast food strikers and supporters danced in front of a Downtown Los Angeles McDonald's on December 2, chanting, "If we don't get it, shut it down!"

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