November

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Today in Labor History: Football strike ends

On this day in 1982, the National Football League Association ended a strike that lasted 57 days.

 

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ATU: Conviction of bus driver ignores real problem, driver fatigue

The November conviction of a non-union intercity bus driver on four manslaughter counts ignores the real problem drivers face.

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San Jose activists celebrate minimum wage hike victory and plan next steps

San Jose activists gathered on Monday, November 12 at Sacred Heart Community Services to celebrate the victory of Measure D.

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Today in labor history: “The Agitator” first published

During its run, the tabloid advocated industrial unionism, free speech, sexual freedom, and support for the Industrial Workers of the World.

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European trade unions unite to oppose cuts

Workers launched an unprecedented day of coordinated action across Europe Nov. 14, in the biggest fightback yet.

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See what your greed for money has done?

I know this is not the Christmas story you were hoping to read, but it is one that must be told.

If unemployment insurance extensions expire, economy will lose 400,000 jobs in 2013

If the federally funded extended unemployment insurance benefits expire at the end of 2012, the economy will lose 400,000 jobs in 2013.

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Obama campaign enters new stage: The Action

President Obama thanked them for their hard work and urged all to stay involved in grassroots action for the good of the country.

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Union leaders to Obama: raise taxes on the rich, aid middle class

Union leaders meeting with Barack Obama on Nov. 13 urged him to stick to his campaign pledges to raise taxes on the rich and to aid the middle class.

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Today in labor history: U.S. women organize trade union league

Working-class and wealthier women gathered in Boston to found the Women's Trade Union League to support the efforts of women to organize labor unions.

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