May

Twin Cities hospital strike vote scheduled

Members of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota will vote whether to authorize a strike at eight Twin Cities hospitals.

OSHA warns bosses on summer heat

There's a very simple way for employers to avoid having their workers keel over from heat exhaustion or die from heat stroke: "Water, rest, and shade."

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University of Oregon backs off attack on union

A new faculty union was certified by the Oregon Employment Relations Board shortly after the university's administration dropped legal objections it had filed.

Two big unions turn up heat in presidential race

With the presidential campaign in full swing following President Obama's formal re-election announcement, two top unions jumped in hard.

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Civil rights group: Stop speedup in poultry plants!

The National Council of La Raza, has joined the campaign against an Obama administration Agriculture Department proposal to speed up poultry plant processing lines.

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Missourians file 350,000 signatures for higher minimum wage

Labor, community and faith allies, along with low-wage workers have something to be excited about here in the Show-Me-State.

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Labor fightback in the Great Recession

For over 30 years the labor movement has faced relentless corporate, political, and right-wing attack. And since the "great recession," this attack has risen in intensity and viciousness.

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Trumka’s answer to “Are we better off?”

Former President George W. Bush lost U.S. jobs during a good economy. Obama has created jobs during the disastrous economy he inherited.

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Top anti-union outfit smaller than believed

The Associated Builders and Contractors proclaims itself the national voice of non-union construction companies. However, it actually represents just a small share of U.S. contractors.

Lockheed forces strike in Texas

The highly profitable aerospace contractor forced 3,600 workers to strike over its demand to eliminate traditional defined-benefit pensions.

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