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Denver Teachers Go On Strike For The First Time In 25 Years
By Colleen Slevin, AP
The teachers union announced its decision to strike after failed negotiations with the school district over base pay.
2018 Was A Banner Year For Strikes
After years of weak bargaining power, U.S. workers finally went on strike in massive numbers.
West Virginia Teachers Might Go On Strike Again
Union leaders say a state Senate plan to create charter schools is retaliation for last year's groundbreaking walkout.
Howard Schultz And Starbucks' Long History Of Fending Off Unions
The way the potential presidential hopeful saw it, his workers didn't need collective bargaining -- all they needed was him.
Federal Prisons Report Grueling Hours And Inmate Hunger Strikes Amid Shutdown
The shutdown is wreaking havoc on prisons across the country.
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Union Membership In The U.S. Dropped Slightly In 2018
A long downward slide continued, but unions still had victories to celebrate.
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Air Traffic Controllers Union Becomes Latest Group To Sue Trump Over Shutdown
This is the third union to sue the Trump administration for making federal employees work without pay during the government closure.
30,000 Los Angeles Teachers Are On The Cusp Of Going On Strike
Some 600,000 public school students would be impacted by the teacher walkout which, if it occurs, will be the first in the school district in nearly 30 years.
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Unions See Pick For House's Top Trade Job As Test For Democrats In Populist Era
"We are at a crossroads,” according to a labor union official.
Federal Employee Union Sues Government Over Shutdown, Alleging Wage Violations
The union said employees can't be forced to work without pay.
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Michigan Unions Dodge Republican Attack In Lame-Duck Session
GOP lawmakers wanted to force public-sector unions to hold recertification elections every two years.
Huge Marriott Hotel Strike Ends With San Francisco Workers Winning Better Pay
Thousands of workers reached an agreement with the nation's largest hotel chain after a multi-city, nine-week strike for better pay and protections.
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Mashable, PCMag Employees Move To Unionize
Seeking more stability and job protections, staffers have asked owner Ziff Davis to recognize their union and start bargaining for a contract.
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The Huge Marriott Hotel Strike Is Winding Down As Workers Win Pay Raises
Workers in Hawaii reached a deal on a new contract, leaving only California workers still on the picket lines.
On Strike! Amazon Workers Walk Out In Germany, Spain, Italy And The UK
Workers seek higher pay, safer, more humane working conditions in Black Friday action.
Some Marriott Employees Return To Work -- But Record-Breaking Strike Not Over Yet
The world's largest hotel chain has settled contracts with workers in cities like Boston and Detroit. But thousands remain on strike in Hawaii and California.
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How Laid-Off Toys R Us Workers Came Together To Fight Wall Street
A demand for severance pay has turned into a broader campaign to protect retail workers from private equity firms.
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Democrats Are Raking In Campaign Cash. You Wouldn't Know It If You Work For Them.
“When you look at what the Democrats fundraised and then you look at your paycheck, it’s not coming down to us.”
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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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