Voices At Work

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Published on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

Combine them, then Trump can cut both agencies at once.

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Published on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

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Published on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

please share this today? Dania, UCS

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Published on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

From fare strikes to sick outs, movements are deploying a variety of creative tactics to disrupt business as usual.

From There’s More Than One Way to Strike the Boss

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There’s More Than One Way to Strike the Boss

Voices At Work shared Bread and Roses 1912-2012's post.

Published on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

On June19, 1914, an explosion in the Hillcrest mine in the Crowsnest Pass region of western Canada kills 189 miners. It devastated the town of Hillcrest, which had a total population of about 1,000, leaving 130 women widowed and about 400 children fatherless. Many of the miners were buried in a mass grave in the Hillcrest Cemetery. It was the worst coal mining disaster in Canadian history.

From Bread and Roses 1912-2012

Voices At Work shared On Labor's post.

Published on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

A new report shows that workers paid the minimum wage can’t afford a two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S., the Hill reports... The report found that a minimum wage worker could afford a one-bedroom apartment in just 20 counties nationwide. https://onlabor.org/todays-news-commentary-june-18-2018/

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Published on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

❤️ love this from my friend Teresa Kwant

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Published on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

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Published on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

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Boeing Finally gets a Union in South Carolina

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Published on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

The International Trade Union Confederation points to the excessive power of Amazon, Samsung, and other global firms as one factor in rising violations of worker rights.

From Inequality.org

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Published on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

On June 15, 1990, janitors in Los Angeles are brutally beaten by police during a peaceful demonstration in the Century City district. The incident generated public outrage and the janitors subsequently won their first union contract. The Justice for Janitors campaign has helped hundreds of thousands of janitors in cities across the country raise industry standards and transform poverty wages into livable wages.

From Bread and Roses 1912-2012

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Published on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

#Apprenticeships are good for business and also help recruit and develop a highly skilled workforce.

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Published on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

On Tuesday, Washington governor Jay Inslee signed an executive order intended to mitigate the fallout from the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Epic Systems. In the order, the governor instructs state agencies to contract only with businesses who can demonstrate that their employees are not required to sign mandatory arbitration clauses or class action waivers. The governor cites the power imbalances between employers and employees and the #MeToo movement as motivations for his directive. Read more from Ryan Wheeler: https://onlabor.org/todays-news-and-commentary-june-14-2018/

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Published on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

Chuck Collins diagnoses the causes and drivers of inequality and proposes policies to roll back inequality and build a national movement for change. Listen in on his conversation with David Goodman on Vermont Conversation radio show this morning.

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Published on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

Class War, USA is a rich collection of stories about ordinary people who resisted oppression and exploitation against all odds. Brandon Weber's succinct...

From Class War, USA: Dispatches from Workers' Struggles in American History

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Class War, USA: Dispatches from Workers' Struggles in American History

Voices At Work shared On Labor's post.

Published on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

On Monday, a former Tesla employee testified before the NLRB that the company stopped him from union organizing in February of last year. Michael Sanchez was reportedly asked to leave by security guards after distributing pro-union flyers to co-workers outside a company factory. The NLRB filed a complaint against Tesla in August 2017 after several employees and the United Automobile Workers came forward alleging coercion and intimidation. https://onlabor.org/todays-news-commentary-june-13-2017/

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Published on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

The teachers in West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky show us that successful labor action can happen in any environment.

From Regardless of How the Supreme Court Rules in ‘Janus,’ Labor Needs to Get More Militant

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Regardless of How the Supreme Court Rules in ‘Janus,’ Labor Needs to Get More Militant

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Published on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

If the court rules for Janus, it will likely have the most significant impact on workers’ freedom to organize and bargain collectively in 70 years.

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Published on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

Since 2010, Minnesota’s economy has performed far better for working families than Wisconsin’s. Read David Cooper's new research: on.epi.org/2K2wUeJ

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Published on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

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Published on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

Unrest among the Teamsters at UPS could signal a major work stoppage.

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Published on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

On June 10, 1946, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with seven workers who sued a Michigan pottery plant saying that once they stepped through the doors of their workplace, their company was required to pay them for the time it took them to get to their workbench, and put on the protective clothes needed to do their job. Called the “portal to portal case,” it’s a rule that protects employees to this day. Would today’s U.S. Supreme Court rule the same way? #PROUAW #UNIONHISTORY

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Published on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

In early March, Bezos was making $230,000 per minute. He can afford to pay workers more.

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Published on Friday, June 08, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

Trump says it is safe so it must be true, right??\

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Published on Thursday, June 07, 2018 at 05:00:41 AM

How a farcical series of events in the 1880s produced an enduring and controversial legal precedent

From 'Corporations Are People' Is Built on an Incredible 19th-Century Lie

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'Corporations Are People' Is Built on an Incredible 19th-Century Lie

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