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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.

GHS: Cutting Costs and Offering More

May 23, 2016
By Peter Murdoch 

GHS is making hearing benefits more affordable and cost effective.

New York, NY - Hearing loss is no longer just your grandfather’s problem. Studies indicate that over the next 10 to 15 years, nearly one-third of the general population will actually be hearing impaired. Already, those below retirement age represent the majority of people suffering at least some degree of hearing loss. And that includes both men and women alike.

Stop Outsourcing American Jobs Overseas

May 23, 2016 
By Neal Tepel, LaborPress Editorial

New York, NY - Verizon is offshoring work to the Philippines and other countries at a rapid pace. The amount of work shifted overseas is far beyond what has been reported.

Struggling to Provide for My Family on Walmart Pay

May 23, 2016 
By Jaffet Alamilla

Riverside, California - My name is Jaffet Alamilla. I work as an overnight stocker at a Walmart in Riverside, California. I love my job at Walmart but I still struggle to provide for my family on Walmart pay.

Stop Outsourcing American Jobs

May 22, 2016 
By Richard Trumka, President, AFL-CIO

New York, NY - I attended a rally with working people at the Carrier Corp.’s manufacturing facility in Indianapolis recently. They’re fighting to save their jobs from being outsourced to a plant in Mexico.

Car Wash Files For Bankruptcy To Avoid Paying Workers $262,000 In Stolen Wages

May  21, 2016
By Doug Cunningham
Workers Independent News

Chicago, IL - Eight Little Village Car Wash workers in Chicago expecting to get $262,000 in owed wages discovered Thursday the car wash is filing for bankruptcy to avoid paying the wages owed.

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