Labor News

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Airport concession workers demand labor rights

Non-union workers at Oakland Airport were backed by their union counterparts as they told the port commissioners just why they are struggling for the right to organize.

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Hundreds in NYC demand better wages, conditions for low-wage workers

Several thousand marched from 34 Street and Broadway to Times Square to rally for living wages here and around the country.

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Unions push back, manager pay raise scrapped

In response to the city's council action raising the city manager's pay, the city's unions have pushed back, killing that increase at least for now.

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Fast food workers protest low wages, movement catches fire

Low-wage workers with the help of community groups and labor unions are sending a message to the fast food industry.

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Jubilant Steelworkers defeat lockout and win gains

A weeklong company lockout at Milbank Manufacturing, a Kansas City, Mo., electrical parts producer, ended when Steelworkers ratified a new contract.

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Ohio city OKs raise for manager, city workers get shafted

The City Council passed a resolution calling on the state to take action against public workers' contracts "so local governments can control their own finances."

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Danny Glover speaks out for Nissan workers in Mississippi

Workers at the Nissan Plant in Mississippi are still fighting for the same rights Nissan workers in Japan have received for many years.

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Mo. janitors fight poverty wages

The janitors wore giant back and white photos draped around their chests and back as they marched and chanted "What's disgusting? Union busting! What's outrageous? Poverty wages!"

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Farmworkers, allies demand Publix sign agreement with Immokalee workers

More than a dozen actions were planned at Publix stores mostly in Florida, along with actions around the country.

Raley’s workers back on the job after 10-day strike

After 15 months of negotiations the United Food and Commercial Workers called "highly contentious," and a ten-day strike.

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