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{FD} AFL-CIO ‘Paywatch’ report slams CEO pay but not the high pay of its own execs

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The AFL-CIO, one of the country’s largest union organizations, has released a new report that slams the gross disparity in pay between corporate CEOs and the average rank-and-file worker but critics have pointed out a glaring omission—the exorbitant salaries of union presidents. Continue reading

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{FD} Labor group levels charges of union busting against Muslim rights organization

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The Maryland-based Service Employees International Union Local 500 filed a charge of unfair labor practices against the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Continue reading

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{FD} South Carolina Boeing workers overwhelmingly vote against unionization

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Nearly three-quarters of eligible production workers at Boeing’s South Carolina plant voted Wednesday not to join the International Association of Machinists in a major setback for organized labor. Continue reading

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{FD} Classes resume at 14 Pennsylvania universities after faculty union strikes deal

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Classes have resumed for more than 100,000 students who attend Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities. Continue reading

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{FD} Harvard dining hall workers go on strike

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Dining hall workers at Harvard University have gone on strike over wages and health care benefits. Continue reading

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{FD} Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize

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The National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that student teaching and research assistants at private universities are employees and have a right to be represented by unions. Continue reading

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{FD} Eric Shawn Reports: How Frank Sheeran killed Jimmy Hoffa

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It all started, and ended, on this day 41 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Nurses at 5 Minneapolis-area hospitals begin weeklong strike

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About 4,800 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals began a weeklong strike Sunday over a contract impasse. Continue reading

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{FD} Verizon, unions reach deal in principle, possibly ending 6-week strike

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Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract. Continue reading

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{FD} Five Seattle police officers hurt as May Day protest turns violent

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Seattle police said late Sunday that two officers were injured after anti-capitalist protesters pelted them with rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails after a May Day gathering in the city turned violent. Continue reading

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{FD} Union victory: appeals court upholds California tenure

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A California appeals court has handed teacher unions a big victory by reversing a judge’s ruling that found tenure deprived students of a good education. Continue reading

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