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Columbia Challenges Graduate Assistants’ Union Vote
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Columbia Challenges Graduate Assistants’ Union Vote

December 22, 2016  By Steven Wishnia New York,, NY – One week after graduate teaching and research assistants at Columbia University voted overwhelmingly for a union, the university filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board challenging the election’s validity. The petition, filed Dec. 16, asks the NLRB to void the election, in which…

Yet Another Example Of Unions ‘Giving Back:’…
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Yet Another Example Of Unions ‘Giving Back:’…

December 2, 2016  By WNYLaborToday.com Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell To read more click on the following link Buffalo, NY –  In what’s just another example in the never-ending generosity of the Labor Movement and its Members, the Buffalo AFL-CIO Central Labor Council is teaming up with New York State Senator Tim Kennedy for a new blanket…

Black Friday Protests Target Global Worker Exploitation
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Black Friday Protests Target Global Worker Exploitation

November 26, 2016  By Doug Cunningham Workers Independent News To hear the audio click the following link Washington, DC – Workers groups are planning Black Friday labor actions in major cities across the country to protest the mass-marketing of products that fail to respect workers on a global scale. Rachel Laforest is Director of the…

Win Week In Review
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Win Week In Review

October 30, 2016   By Doug Cunningham Workers Independent News Hartford, CT – 750 striking Harvard dining hall workers have won their three-week strike. UNITE-HERE Local 26 President Brian Lang says the union’s bargaining committee believes the tentative agreement “addresses all of the concerns” raised by the striking workers. They demanded at least $35,000 a year…

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