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The Little-Known Farmworkers Who Sparked the Biggest Labor Movement in U.S. History

Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and the United Farm Workers of America are famous names, but history tends to overlook the role that the Filipino manongs played in it all. 38 more words

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The Evolution of Union Co-ops and the Historical Development of Workplace Democracy

In 2012 the United Steelworkers formally joined forces with Mondragon, the long-lasting worker-owned company in the Basque region of Spain, to promote a “union co-op model” for creating sustainable jobs and communities. 63 more words


Transdev Provoking Luas Dispute with Outrageous Attack on Drivers

Workers Undertaking Legitimate and Legal Action Under Payment of Wages LegislationPeople Before Profit TD, Bríd Smith, has lashed out at Transdev and their Managing Director, Gerry Madden for a disgraceful and vicious attack on the Luas drivers. 359 more words

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International Workers Day festival 1 May 2016

UNISON Broadland are taking part in the Norwich and District Trades Union Council May day event for International Workers Day.   This fantastic event takes place in Norwich Chapelfield Gardens on Sunday 1 May 2016 from 12pm until 5pm.  23 more words


TD’s gather to support Luas workers at St Stephens Green Luas stop

Following a meeting with Luas drivers organised last week by People Before Profit and attended by TD’s from a number of parties and independents, it was agreed that a cross party delegation would gather in support for the Luas workers, at Stephen’s Green Luas stop today at 1pm, who are currently engaged in industrial action against Luas operator, Transdev. 631 more words

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Ideas for Australia: Improving democracy for workers is not easy but it must be done

In parts of Europe, and for large firms across Europe, laws require the establishment of “works councils” that give employees some say on defined workplace matters. 80 more words