October

First Mexican trucking firm allowed over all U.S. roads flunks

The first Mexican trucking firm given tentative approval to have its trucks roll over all U.S. roads has flunked.

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G20 finance minsters face growing public anger

The ITUC is calling for the G20 and the IMF to support a three-step response to the mounting debt burden.

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Autoworkers negotiate with “wind in their face”

The United Auto Workers union has now completed its negotiations with the domestic auto companies.

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Unions to GOP: "You’re next on the unemployment lines!”

National labor leaders are telling GOP lawmakers to stop playing partsian games on the question of jobs and that come Nov., 2012, Republicans will be next on the unemployment lines.

"Time to challenge basic assumptions," says Trumka

Americans must challenge and rethink three basic assumptions that have guided the country and the economy for the last 30 years and run both into the ditch, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says.

AFL-CIO's week of action focuses on jobs

Somewhere over New Mexico, there's a big, hot air balloon flying. "Jobs, Not Cuts," its sign declares.

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Over 800 youth converge in Minneapolis for AFL-CIO Next Up Summit

This year's AFL-CIO Next Up Summit Sept. 29 - Oct. had a very different flavor. Unlike the 2010 summit, this conference was lead and organized by young union members from across the country.

Unionists lobby vs. trade pacts

Unionists face uphill odds in battling against so-called U.S. "free trade" pacts with South Korea, Panama and Colombia.

Occupy Chicago and labor join in taking aim at Wall Street (with video)

Occupy Chicago protesters adopted two official demands: Repeal the Bush tax cuts for the rich and prosecute "Wall Street Criminals."

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California hotel ordered to shell out $36,000 in back pay

An Embassy Suites hotel was found guilty of denying required paid rest breaks to seven of its workers, and has been ordered to pay each of them about $5,000.

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