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Striking IBEW Local 3 Members Battle the Blues; Get Support From Union Brothers & Sisters
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Striking IBEW Local 3 Members Battle the Blues; Get Support From Union Brothers & Sisters

Brooklyn, NY – Six months spent striking against Charter Spectrum’s efforts to cut vital healthcare coverage and pension benefits has left employees of the telecommunication giant battling the blues and scrambling to make ends meet — but determined trade unionists marching over the Brooklyn Bridge this week, say they will continue the fight for a…

Immigration, State Constitution Intensify Labor Day Parade
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Immigration, State Constitution Intensify Labor Day Parade

New York, N.Y.—The thousands of union workers marching up Fifth Avenue for the city’s annual Labor Day parade Sept. 9 had a special urgency this year: The Trump administration’s anti-labor policies, the increasing deportations of immigrant workers, and the potential threat to pensions and prevailing-wage laws from a state constitutional convention.

RWDSU Marches for Dreamers
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RWDSU Marches for Dreamers

Reposted: rwdsu.info RWDSU members joined thousands of other New Yorkers outside of Trump Hotel on New York City’s Central Park to rally and march to Trump Tower on fifth Avenue to support DACA. DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – allows undocumented immigrants who come to the United States as children, also known as…

Maine Union Shipping Lobster Around the Nation
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Maine Union Shipping Lobster Around the Nation

Portland, ME – The Maine Lobstering Union, which earlier this year bought a lobster pound and processing plant, this month launched a Website where people can have union-caught lobster shipped anywhere in the country. “We have been fighting years for a sustainable fishery here in Maine, and now we are fighting for sustainable fishermen for…

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