March

Upper Big Branch miner describes scene at blast

On that dismal day in West Virginia history, when the Upper Big Branch mine exploded, a son of one of the miners, Eddie, went from person to person asking: "Is there any word?"

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Workers target bank backing Gov. Walker

The Marshall & Ilesley Bank, the largest in Wisconsin, with branches throughout the Midwest has become the target of the Sheet Metal Workers and their union brothers and sisters  in Canada.

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Labor stalwart Irene Hull dies at 98

Irene Hull, a beloved "tiny dynamo" fighter for trade union rights, world peace, equality, and socialism died on the first day of spring, March 20 in Seattle.

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Foundry workers strike to save their healthcare

A strike yesterday of over 450 workers in one of the largest foundries on the west coast brought production to a halt Sunday night, at Pacific Steel Castings.

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Labor urges "virtual picket" around Huffington Post

The Huffington Post, labor says, makes millions off its so-called "citizen journalists" - without paying them a dime.

Shop Talk: Credit and some good news for labor

What's been going on in labor over the past week?

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UAW special convention: “Fight for every worker in America”

DETROIT - Addressing 1,200 union activists, United Auto Workers President Bob King called for a return to the social consciousness of the union's founders.

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This is what a workers’ uprising looks like

Anyone who thinks the upsurge by workers all across America is not of historic proportions hasn't been paying attention.

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Triangle fire memorial draws parallels with today

WASHINGTON (PAI) - A half-day-long Capitol Hill commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire drew uncomfortable parallels with conditions facing workers today. The fire in Manhattan killed 146 young immigrant workers, almost all of them women.

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Arizona unions and basketball fans support Wisconsin

Tucson unions put on a strong show of solidarity with Wisconsin recently by showing up at the University of Arizona's McKale Center before the University of Wisconsin basketball team took to the court in a second round game of the NCAA tournament.

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