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N.Y. State Sues Domino’s Pizza for ‘Rampant’ Wage Theft

May 27, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza and three of its franchisees May 24, charging that they cheated workers at 10 stores out of more than $565,000 in pay.

U.S. Foods Strike Expands to Denver 

May 26, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Denver, IN - Workers at the U.S. Foods facility in the Denver suburb of Englewood went out on strike May 19 in sympathy with strikers at another company warehouse in Maryland. U.S. Foods workers in the Baltimore suburb of Severn walked out in late April after the company, the second-largest food distributor in the U.S., announced that it was going to close the warehouse and move its operations to Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Fast-Food Workers Fight to Join a Union

May 25, 2016 
By Stephanie West

Detroit, MI - Fresh off of historic wins in New York and California, a delegation of fast-food workers who are leading the Fight for $15 plan to join the 2 million-member Service Employees International Union, pending a vote by cooks and cashiers across the country this summer.

Honeywell Lockout Will Last Into June

May 25, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

South Bend, IN - Honeywell’s lockout of workers at two plants will “without a doubt” last until June, United Auto Workers Local 9 President Adam Stevenson said after contract talks resumed May 18. “It was pretty much a stalemate.

Trump Has Investments in Carrier, Nabisco

May 25, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Indianapolis, IN - Donald Trump has investments in several of the companies he’s denounced most loudly on the campaign trail, according to financial disclosures released May 18.

Verizon Strikers’ Rally Is Family Affair

May 24, 2016
By Steven Wishnia


New York , NY - “Just take a sign. Any one of those signs,” a striking Verizon worker tells his son, a boy about 9 in a gray Knicks cap. “Put ‘CWA.’” The kid’s first effort with a marker has thin, off-center lettering, but his next try produces a picket sign with “CWA” in red and “No Greed” in green.

Teamsters: Taylor Farms Must Be Accountable

May 24, 2016 
By John Quinn, LaborPress USA

Washington, DC - The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has been protesting at Chipotle locations nationwide demanding that Chipotle hold its produce supplier Taylor Farms accountable for egregious health and labor violations.

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