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Missouri Legislature Moves to Undermine ‘Right-to-Work’ Repeal Vote
Features, Labor News Briefs, Law and Politics, National

Missouri Legislature Moves to Undermine ‘Right-to-Work’ Repeal Vote

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—Republicans in the Missouri legislature are pushing two measures intended to undermine the Proposition A ballot initiative to repeal the state’s 2017 ban on union shops. The state Senate passed a resolution May 11 that would move the vote on the union-backed initiative from November to August—when turnout would likely be lower—and the…

Latest Buzz: NYU Langone Staffers Fight For Middle Class Jobs; TWU Champions JetBlue Flight Attendants; More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, National, Transportation

Latest Buzz: NYU Langone Staffers Fight For Middle Class Jobs; TWU Champions JetBlue Flight Attendants; More!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we talk to Andy Cassagnol, clerk, Surgical ICU, about NYU Langone’s decision to pull out of the League of Voluntary Hospitals, and what it means for workers who now fear their wages & benefits are in jeopardy; Co-Host Bill Hohlfeld and friends from Rockland…

Colorado City Teachers Say They’ll Strike ‘As Long as It Takes’
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Colorado City Teachers Say They’ll Strike ‘As Long as It Takes’

PUEBLO, Colo.—More than 2,000 teachers, paraprofessionals, and supporters marched through downtown Pueblo May 9, the third day of a strike by education workers in this city of 110,000. Their two unions, the Pueblo Education Association and the Pueblo ParaProfessional Education Association, are seeking a 2% cost-of-living increase plus $30 a month for health insurance, which…

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