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USDA Spares Poultry Workers Faster Line Speeds, But Hog Workers May Not Get So Lucky
Activists celebrated the decision, but remain concerned about the welfare of workers in hog plants.
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The Poultry Lobby Wants Trump To Let Them Speed Up Processing Lines
Labor and safety groups are urging the Agriculture Department to turn down their request out of concern for workers and the public.
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Pointing Out: How Walmart Unlawfully Punishes Workers For Medical Absences
Co-Founder & Co-President of A Better Balance
Giving workers points and disciplining them for medical absences is not only unjust, it is often a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Help America Stamp Out Hunger On May 13
Fredric V. Rolando
Just leave a bag of non-perishable food at your mailbox. We'll take care of the rest.
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Walmart Touts Itself As An Environmental Leader. Its Workers Say Otherwise.
Alexander C. Kaufman
Workers want an environmentalist on the board, but the retail giant says its billionaire patriarch's charity work is enough.
Mike Blake / Reuters
Walmart Is Giving Employees More Control Over Their Schedules
By Nandita Bose, Reuters
As sales growth slows, Walmart is seeking to improve customer service.
Hillary Clinton Wins Endorsement From United Food and Commercial Workers Union
The 1.3 million-member union says Clinton is its candidate.
Walmart Workers Launch Black Friday Strike
Walmart has downplayed the significance of the strikes in years past, noting that they involve just a tiny fraction of the
On the Day America Gives Thanks, Isn't It Time We Gave Thanks to Our Thanksgiving Workers?
Arturo S. Rodriguez
President, United Farm Workers
Immigrant farm, food and commercial workers gathered in Lafayette Square across from the White House the week before Thanksgiving Day to remind their fellow Americans of the flesh-and-blood human beings who are behind the great bounty of food all of us share on this celebrated holiday.
How Eight Democrats Denied Health Plans To Hundreds Of Thousands Of Californians
Capital and Main
Capital and Main
Meanwhile, those who lost the most with AB 880′s defeat can only wonder what went wrong. In reality, the new system has allowed
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In Wake Of Protests, Walmart Workers Find More Hours Within Reach
"Our associates are the best generators of ideas," said Kory Lundberg, the spokesman. "They've been telling us they want
Medical Marijuana Workers Have The Same Labor Rights As Everyone Else, Feds Say (UPDATE)
The remedies reached in a settlement can run the gamut from significant, like reinstating fired workers, to relatively minor
New Alliances in California Senate Put California Plastic Bag Ban Back on Track
Lisa Kaas Boyle
I am an Environmental Attorney, Mother, and Activist on behalf...
Judging from the speeches made by California Senators Alex Padilla, Kevin de Leon, and Ricardo Lara at a press conference in Vernon on Friday, January 24th, statewide plastic bag legislation may well be "in the bag."
Feds Charge Walmart With Breaking Labor Law In Black Friday Strikes
This post has been updated with Dominic Ware's comments. According to the board, Walmart has until Jan. 28 to respond to
Wal-Mart Developer Files "Shill" Lawsuit Against Food Workers Union
A Pennsylvania-based developer is suing a United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local for $1.5 million, alleging the union is using a "Shill Strategy" to line up neighbors to block his proposed Wal-Mart superstore.
Why the Fight at Walmart Matters
International President, United Food and Commercial Workers Union
The "Walmart Economy" is a disaster for most Americans. That's why we should all be thankful that, during this holiday season, Walmart workers across the country are again leading the fight to change the way Walmart does business.
Most Walmart Store Workers Didn't Earn $25,000 Last Year
Anthony Goytia, a Walmart store worker in California who spoke on Capitol Hill Wednesday, said he earns $9.60 per hour after
Unions To White House On Obamacare: 'You Made The Problem, You Fix It'
Signaling a growing rift between some unions and the White House over the Affordable Care Act, the Nevada State AFL-CIO passed a stinging resolution Wednesday that criticized the administration for its handling of their concerns with the health care reform law.
Unions To White House On Obamacare, Taft-Hartley Plans: 'You Made The Problem, You Fix It'
Timothy Jost, an expert on health law at Washington and Lee University School of Law, agreed that the administration may
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
Anti-Whistleblower (AgGag) Laws Threaten Human Health, the Environment and Animals
Executive Director, The Good Food Institute
The industry's response to years of evidence of egregious, and often criminal, animal cruelty and of diseased and adulterated meat entering the market is to attempt to outlaw undercover investigations.
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