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Labor Organizing

Dave Jamieson

Union Busters At Major U.S. Companies Caught On Tape

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

One day last fall, employees of Iron Mountain, a Boston-based records management company, were subjected to what union organizers like to call a capti...

Dave Jamieson

This Congressman Wants To Give You The Right To Sue Union Busters

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If your boss tramples on your right to organize in the workplace, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) believes you should be able to sue for da...

Dave Jamieson

Can This Guy Help Turn Around Organized Labor?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last time Tefere Gebre was employed at the AFL-CIO headquarters in D.C., in the mid 1990s, he worked out of a scrappy basement offic...

Dave Jamieson

Major Union To Rejoin Forces With Largest Labor Federation

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After leaving the nation's largest labor federation eight years ago, the United Food and Commercial Workers union is looking to rejoin t...

Kathleen Miles

Walmart Workers Gearing Up For Nationwide Action

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.11.2014 | Los Angeles

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving regarded as one of the biggest shopping days of the year, may be dramatically different this year. Organiz...

Pomona Firings Show the Paradox of Immigrant Labor Organizing

Nathan Robinson | Posted 04.10.2012 | College
Nathan Robinson

Fixing immigration and fixing labor are inseparable. Immigration reform could give increasing freedom to workers to organize without fear, but without vigorous protections on organizing, employers still hold all the cards.

Labor Day of Mourning: The Religious Challenge in a Shattered Job Market

Rev. Peter Laarman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter Laarman

What happens when we Americans can no longer measure our value -- or even feel very human -- based on our paid work? Where is our self-worth to be centered and nurtured in this unsettling new world?

Labor's Election Ground War -- And How The Media Is Missing It

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

Karen Ackerman believes the election will very close and the AFL-CIO is launching the "broadest, biggest efforts in its history" -- 250,000 volunteers in 24 priority states will be deployed.