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What Labor Icon Joe Hill Can Still Teach the World 100 Years After His Death
Publisher, Capital & Main
If legendary labor activist Joe Hill were alive today - and some contend that he is - he would have plenty to say about the state of the American worker. And the country, if it listened, would have plenty to learn.
This Is What It's Like To Sit Through An Anti-Union Meeting At Work
"When a union comes in [...] they're seeking money from employees." A Staples spokeswoman didn't respond to multiple requests
This Congressman Wants To Give You The Right To Sue Union Busters
Bill Samuel, the AFL-CIO's director of government affairs, said that the NLRB serves "a very useful function," but in the
At AFL-CIO, An Immigrant's Rise To Vice President Reflects New Opportunities, New Strategies
Gebre earned his new office in large part because of what he pulled off in Southern California after his stint in the bowels
AFL-CIO, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Look To Reunite
WASHINGTON -- After leaving the nation's largest labor federation eight years ago, the United Food and Commercial Workers
Will A Strike Hurt Walmart On Black Fri?
Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year, may be dramatically different this year. Organizers plan a nationwide strike against Walmart, will it work? Alyona Minkovski is joined by guests Kathleen Miles, Colby Harris, Patrick O'Neill and Josh Eidelson to discuss.
Black Friday: Walmart Employee Speaks Out
Colby Harris, a Walmart employee, describes his resolve to stand strong and strike on Black Friday to send a message to the corporate giant about labor fairness and end "being oppressed."
Walmart Black Friday Strike Being Organized Online For Stores Across U.S. (VIDEO)
Although it does not officially represent Walmart workers, OUR Walmart, organized by the Making Change campaign, acts like
Pomona Firings Show the Paradox of Immigrant Labor Organizing
PhD student, Harvard University
Fixing immigration and fixing labor are inseparable. Immigration reform could give increasing freedom to workers to organize without fear, but without vigorous protections on organizing, employers still hold all the cards.
Labor Day of Mourning: The Religious Challenge in a Shattered Job Market
Rev. Peter Laarman
Executive Director, Progressive Christians Uniting
What happens when we Americans can no longer measure our value -- or even feel very human -- based on our paid work? Where is our self-worth to be centered and nurtured in this unsettling new world?
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Labor's Election Ground War -- And How The Media Is Missing It
Union Leader/Organizer, Author, Strategist
Karen Ackerman believes the election will very close and the AFL-CIO is launching the "broadest, biggest efforts in its history" -- 250,000 volunteers in 24 priority states will be deployed.
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