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AT&T, CWA Extend Contract

February 22, 2017  
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

San Diego, CA - AT&T and the Communications Workers of America agreed Feb. 11 to extend their about-to-expire contract while talks continue.

Dunkin' Donuts Employees Join Teamsters

February 21, 2017  
By Stephanie West

South Easton, MA - Workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Brockton voted this week to join Local 653, joining a dozen drivers at the facility that produces donuts for Dunkin' Donuts who organized with the Teamsters last year.

Corporate Greed at AT&T

February 20, 2017 
By Tefere Gebre, Exec VP, AFL-CIO

Washington, DC - This month, 21,000 working people at AT&T’s wireless division voted to authorize a strike.

N.H. House May Slow Union-Shop Ban

February 13, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Concord, NH - The New Hampshire state House will vote Feb. 16 on a bill to outlaw the union shop that the Senate passed narrowly last month.

Carnegie Deli Workers Push Back Against 7th Ave. Closure

January 30, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

Unite Here Local 100 leader Bill Granfield rallies with workers.

New York, NY - The union representing workers at the famed Carnegie Deli on 7th Avenue isn’t buying the owner’s claims that the iconic eatery is really kaput after closing down last month — and they’ve filed charges at the National Labor Relations Board in protest. 

Fast-Food Workers Rally for Regular Schedules

January 25, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - Spattered by freezing rain, several dozen fast-food workers rallied outside City Hall Jan. 24, before going inside to lobby City Councilmembers to pass laws requiring their employers to give them more regular schedules.

“We Stand United”

January 23, 2017 
By RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum

New York, NY - We Stand United: New York Rally to Protect Shared Values on the Night Before Trump's Inauguration, President Stuart Appelbaum of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) delivered remarks January 19, 2017, to a crowd of labor members, activists, and advocacy groups, sending a message to President Trump and Congress that New York City will protect the rights of hard-working New Yorkers and continue to make real progress on important issues including workers’ rights, immigrant rights and social justice.

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