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By Robert Channick Chicago Tribune For nearly 30 years, Scabby the Rat, a giant inflatable balloon with sharp claws, a perpetual snarl and a menacing demeanor, has loomed over construction...
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Credit: Philly.com Juliana Feliciano Reyes Physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health-care staff at six health centers serving low-income patients around Philadelphia have voted to unionize with SEIU Local 668,...
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Sahid Fawaz July 5, 2019 The Trump-dominated labor agency continues its war on unions with a new decision on union majority status. “The National Labor Relations Board made it easier...
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Credit:  New jersey AFL-CIO  As we near the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01), a member of the House Committee...
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Democrats want to change that. Credit: Vox.com By Alexia Fernández Campbell A new bill in Congress would represent a major shift in US labor laws. Congressional Democrats want to give...
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125 Years After the Pullman Uprising, We Could Be on the Verge of Another Sympathy Strike Wave: Credit:  InTheseTimes – Ryan Smith Roaming the sleepy streets of Pullman on Chicago’s...
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The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is pleased to announce that U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) has offered a bipartisan amendment to the Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill,...
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Credit: Chris Brooks – Labornotes.org A top employee representative in Volkswagen’s Global Works Council was denied entry into the company’s Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory today as the union election began. The...
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Unite Here just won four union elections at Marriott properties, victories it traces in part to the 2018 work stoppage. CREDIT: HUFFPOST By Dave Jamieson A labor union representing Marriott...
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In the face of management scare tactics, workers at New York’s landmark Brooklyn Academy of Music are pushing to unionize. They’re joining a wave of cultural workers organizing their workplaces....