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Why The Seattle General Strike Of 1919 Should Inspire A New Generation Of Labor Activists
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It’s a good lesson for striking teachers, activists at Google and participants in the Women’s March.
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Publisher Went On 'Intoxicated' Newsroom Rampage, Staffers Say
John Robinson Block allegedly threatened to “burn the place down” and punish staff for union activity as he dragged along his sobbing child.
BuzzFeed News Staff Plans To Unionize Following Sweeping Layoffs
"It's about damn time," a letter from the organizing committee said.
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.
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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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Democrats’ Pick For Top Trade Post Leaves Labor In The Lurch
Unions were pushing to make Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) chairman of the House’s Subcommittee on Trade.
Federal Workers Miss First Paycheck
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees have missed their first paycheck of the year due to the government shutdown.
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As Tech Employees Party, Contract Workers Get Left Out
Holiday party invitations show which workers are valued by the company — and which aren’t.
Michigan Republicans Rush To Weaken Unions In Lame-Duck Session
The plan could benefit the state GOP by diminishing the political power of public-sector unions.
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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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Law360 Union Gets Boost From 'Scabby The Rat' In 2-Year Contract Fight
Employees of the subscription news outlet voted to authorize a strike after more than two years of bargaining.
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Unions Helped Beat Scott Walker And Bruce Rauner, But Only After The Damage Was Done
The two GOP governors weakened the labor movement in ways that will be felt for years, perhaps even decades.
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Las Vegas Union Registered More Than 10,000 Voters For The Midterm Elections
Members of the Culinary Workers Union can focus on signing up voters under a strong leave-of-absence program.
The Fight For $15 Is Launching A Get-Out-The-Vote Campaign For The November Elections
The group wants to drive up turnout in cities, particularly in Michigan and Wisconsin.
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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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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.
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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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Democrats’ Drama On Fossil Fuel Money Shows A Radical Green Jobs Plan Could Be A Win-Win
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A federal job guarantee is popular. Policies to slash climate pollution are even more popular. What if the Democratic Party combined the two?
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Missouri Voters Show Right-To-Work Is A Political Loser, Even In Trump States
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Corporate interests aren't giving up, though.
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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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Hotel 'Panic Button' Measure Collects Enough Signatures To Qualify For Ballot
The initiative aims to provide hotel workers with a means of quickly reporting sexual assault.
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Ohio Democrats Become First State Party To Recognize Campaign Workers Union
The party’s coordinated campaign employees are being represented by the Campaign Workers Guild, which has organized staff on 19 campaigns.
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