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California Seeks To Block State Employee Strike On Monday

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A state board that oversees labor relations asked a judge to prohibit California’s largest public-employee union from encouraging some of its members to participate in a one-day strike planned for Monday. 352 more words

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Today’s News & Commentary — November 30, 2016

On Tuesday, the SEIU-backed Fight for $15 movement staged a nationwide “day of disruption” to demand, according to the New York Times and Politico, a $15-an-hour minimum wage, the right to form a union, and health benefits for low-wage workers.   312 more words

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Airport Workers Use Mannequin Challenge To Bring Awareness To Their 'Fight For $15'

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A large group of airport workers striking for an increased minimum wage struck a pose in protest Tuesday afternoon. 207 more words

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Some Janitors Have Experienced Sexual Harrassment

LOS ANGELES, CA- Some female janitors who clean offices in Downtown LA have been victims of sexual harassment during their shifts says SEIU. For Ana  495 more words

The Professional Left: Manufacturing A Political Movement

As protests and demonstrations continue throughout the country in response to the election of Donald Trump, a great deal of discussion is circulating –particularly in more conservative media circles- about the “professional left” and professional protestors. 2,065 more words

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Fight for $15 victory in Minnesota; airport workers choose union

Workers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on November 14 became union members.

They joined SEIU Local 26 after a long organizing campaign that grew out of the national Fight for $15 Movement. 500 more words

Labor in the Trump Years: A Series

The election of Donald Trump along with a Republican Congress presents a set of profound challenges and questions for the labor movement and for workers.  As the readers of OnLabor know, the election of 2016… 232 more words

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