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Local SEIU Reiterates Demands As Feb. 14 Strike Deadline Approaches

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – With one more bargaining session planned before the strike deadline, Twin Cities janitors and SEIU Local 26 reiterated their demands outside of U.S. 158 more words

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Security Officers Union Reach Tentative Contract Agreement With $15 Wage

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Security workers in the Twin Cities have finally reached a tentative agreement on a contract renewal late Wednesday night, and it includes one of their key demands. 68 more words

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Today’s News and Commentary — February 3, 2016

The Chicago Teachers Union 40-person “Big Bargaining Team” unanimously rejected the city’s four-year contract offer.  The offer would bar economic layoffs and provide moderate pay increases, while requiring teachers to pay more toward their pensions and health care.   312 more words

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Today's News and Commentary -- February 1, 2016

According to the New York Times, the Ports of New Jersey and New York, the busiest port system on the East Coast, were closed after members International Longshoremen’s Association engaged in a surprise walk off around 10 a.m. 490 more words

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Cali SEIU announces legislative endorsements, including one GOPer

Assemblyman Eric Linder could be a Democratic target this year, with at least three Democrats so far announcing candidacies for Linder’s western Riverside County district. 112 more words

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Defragmenting The Movement: A Model For Building Working Class Solidarity

(This is a joint post between Cato and Douglas.)

The words on the flag of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers are a perfect summation of the labor movement at its best: “JUSTICE ON THE JOB, SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.” 1,899 more words

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