November

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Workers fight back vs. wage theft

Low wage workers and their supporters gathered on the steps of San Francisco  City Hall Nov. 18 to mark the National Day of Action Against Wage Theft.

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Picket line chants tell worker's stories

Health care workers at four Spectrum nursing homes in Connecticut who have been on strike since April 15 hold a rally.

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Republicans target labor

Before the dust had settled on the 2010 elections, the Chamber of Commerce, the corporate-secret-donor political action committees and the far right began to move into attack mode against the labor movement. After all, they expect a good return on the hundreds of millions of dollars they spent buying Congress.

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Shop Talk - Hollywood, jobs and jail

Stubborn joblessness persists, Piedmont goes union, AFSCME Prez to retire, Iranian bus drivers jailed, Stop stringing us along!, Hyatt housekeepers sue in 12 cities, A win for dealers at Wynn Casino, AFTRA, SAG reach agreements, Paul names anti-union big-wig.

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Stress at work can make you sick!

PEORIA, Ill. (PAI) - A third of U.S. workers feel often or always stressed by their jobs, and such jobs cause not only mental problems, but also physical and even financial woes - for employers as well as for workers.

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Restaurant workers celebrate “first birthday”

Instead of treating the day as a reminder of twelve months without a final victory, striking workers  celebrated unity and solidarity - with a birthday party.

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Lame-duck Congress must act on jobs, union leaders say

The Laborers Union is urging an outpouring of e-mail messages demanding passage of the Surface Transportation Act to put thousands back to work.

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U.S. Steel locks out Canadian workers

The lockout is only the latest example of how Canadian government policies on foreign takeovers of Canadian firms fail workers.

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Working Families Party wins big in New York

NEW YORK — On Election Day, voters in this state strongly rejected the Republican tide that swept much of the country - but they went a step farther in statewide races by giving more than 100,000 votes to the Working Families Party.

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Shop Talk: Bucking bosses and closing unsafe mines

Unionization victories at Piedmont Airlines, a labor/Democratic step against climate change, a federal push to shut unsafe mines - and more.

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