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UPS Drivers Voted Down Their Union Contract, But The Teamsters Are Ratifying It Anyway
UPS drivers were already divided over a plan to create a two-tier pay system, but the way it was passed has made things even more contentious.
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The Food Industry Has Been Notoriously Hard To Organize. Could These Tactics Bring It New Life?
These organizing tactics aren't traditional, but they are helping unions make some headway in the food and drink industry.
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Thousands Of Marriott Workers Strike In 7 Cities
More workers at the nation's largest hotel chain could join the work stoppage soon.
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This Union Has A Radical Plan To Save Itself: Get To Know Its Members Again
Legal setbacks have forced public-sector unions to go back to basics. The effort is already paying off for a teachers union in Illinois.
Steelworkers Vote To Strike If They Don't Get Piece Of Corporate Windfall
Workers seek pay raises and protection of health care and pension benefits.
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Thousands Of Marriott Workers To Vote On Multi-City Strike
Unions in four cities -- and possibly more -- will be holding strike authorization votes that could lead to work stoppages at the world's largest hotel chain.
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Donald Trump Hasn't Scared American Companies Out Of Ditching U.S. Workers
Layoffs caused by foreign trade have continued apace.
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Seattle Teachers Vote To Strike If Deal Not Reached Over Salaries
The strike would take effect on the first day of school.
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The 'Modern Day Slavery' Of Prison Labor Really Does Have A Link To Slavery
Activists have called for prison strikes to protest working for low or no pay.
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Disney World Workers Win Their Fight For $15
Union leaders say the new minimum wage at Disney World could help lift up low-wage workers across Orlando.
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Brett Kavanaugh Sided With A Union-Busting Employer After It Violated Workers' Rights
Add it to the list of employer-friendly dissents penned by Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
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Thrillist Union Members' Work Accounts Deactivated During Walkout
The action was taken as staffers protested management's proposal for low salary minimums.
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How Labor Won The Right-To-Work Fight In Missouri
It turns out unions run a fearsome ground game when they need to.
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Missouri Voters Overturn Right-To-Work Measure, Rejecting Republican Lawmakers
Organized labor hopes the win will help stop the spread of the anti-union laws.
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Missouri Voters Can Kill The State's New Right-To-Work Law
Labor leaders hope Tuesday's vote on Prop A will take some wind out of the sails of anti-union laws.
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A New UPS Union Contract Shows How Online Shopping Is Dragging Down Delivery Jobs
A proposal between the Teamsters and UPS would create a separate category of lower-paid drivers to help deliver your stuff from Amazon.
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Tina Fey And Samantha Bee Among 300 Petitioning For Slate, Thrillist Union Contract
The seven-page signed petition seeks livable salary minimums, fair raises, quality benefits and union security.
Disneyland Workers Call Off 'Shantyland' Protest, But The Fight Isn't Over
Low-wage employees behind the Disney magic say they deserve better.
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Trump Kills Regulation That Would Have Shed Light On Union-Busting By Employers
The "persuader rule," championed by unions and the Obama administration, is officially dead.
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Amazon Workers' Strike In Germany, Spain And Poland Coincides With Prime Day
Germany is Amazon’s second largest national market after the United States.
Labor Organizers Look To Apps To Reach Wider Audiences
The tool that helped power OUR Walmart is now expanding to other companies and labor groups.
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National Abortion Federation Fought A Union Drive For Months. Then Its Board Got A Letter.
Workers at the NAF Hotline Fund have long complained about meager salaries and tough working conditions.
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Brett Kavanaugh Ruled Against Workers When No One Else Did
His dissents involving undocumented meatpacking workers and a death at SeaWorld tell us a lot about the worldview of Trump's Supreme Court pick.
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There’s Not Much Evidence Of A Worker Shortage
Weak wage growth belies the notion of a labor scarcity.
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Teachers’ Activism Will Survive The Janus Supreme Court Ruling
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By Sherman Dorn, Arizona State University/The Conversation The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Janus v. AFSCME 31 will hurt
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After Supreme Court Ruling, Conservative Groups Encourage Workers To Ditch Unions
They insist they're not urging members to opt out of unions ― they're just showing them how to do it.
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