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by Jeffrey M. Jones Gallup News Story Highlights 64% of Americans approve of labor unions Since 1970, higher only in 1999 (66%) and 2003 (65%) Up 16 points from 2008,...
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By Wayne DeAngelo Star Ledger Guest Columnist In July, on a beautifully sunny, clear day, I found myself on a Rhode Island ferry boat with 60 others, headed out 15...
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by Joseph N. DiStefano, Philadelphia Inquirer Starting in August, leaders of the four labor unions contracted to set up shows at the Pennsylvania Convention Center will end a long-standing job...
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A protest over union labor at a Downtown food hall has drawn more attention than usual thanks to an array of large inflatable animals. Bob Chiarito Contributor blockclubchicago.org DOWNTOWN —...
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A powerful union group uneasy about a Labor Department apprenticeship proposal has “the potential to be a significant force in the 2020 election.” By IAN KULLGREN 08/16/2019 05:03 AM EDT...
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August 19, 2019 Press Release from the New Jersey AFL-CIO It was a monumental weekend for 28 union members who graduated from the New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s 23rd annual Labor...
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By Grace Segers August 21, 2019 / 10:40 AM / CBS News Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign has unveiled a plan to strengthen unions, with the goal of doubling union membership...
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By Dana Bate WHYY.org The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia has laid off all union workers except a select few. That includes about 200 maintenance workers and about...
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Kevin Drum Political Blogger motherjones.com Back in 2016, North America’s Building Trades Unions endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Once Donald Trump won, however, they responded warmly to his promise to...
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He’s enlisting his massive volunteer base to pressure companies to change their labor practices — and joining several protests himself. By HOLLY OTTERBEIN 08/19/2019 05:00 AM EDT Politico WINDSOR, Ontario...