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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Workers Memorial Day 2015-04-28 [AFL-CIO]

Presidential Proclamation -- Workers Memorial Day, 2015 2015-04-28 [White House]

Massachusetts Carmen’s Union rips ‘foolish’ findings of Baker MBTA panel 2015-04-28 [Boston Herald]

California Act Now! Flying Food Workers Deserve the LA Living Wage! 2015-04-28 [Unite Here!]

Court Refuses to Restrain New NLRB Election Rules 2015-04-28 [Natl Law Review]

Iowa Workers Memorial Day to happen Apr 28 2015-04-28 [Press-Citizen]

New York Scott Walker Fundraiser gets labor Bronx cheer 2015-04-28 [The Chief]

California Port Truck Drivers on Strike at Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach and Near US/Mexico Border in San Diego Week of April 27 2015-04-28 [Teamsters Port Division]

North Carolina Workers deserve more than Berry providing 2015-04-28 [News&Observer]

California SEIU United Healthcare Workers West Submits 2016 Initiative to Boost State Minimum Wage 2015-04-28 [KQED]

Texas USW accuses LyondellBasell of refusing to negotiate 2015-04-28 [Houston Chronicle]

Illinois Poll: Illinoisans Disagree With Several Rauner Agenda Items 2015-04-28 [Progress IL]

Wisconsin Bay Shipbuilding Union Workers Approve Contact By 3-1 Margin 2015-04-28 [Door Cty Daily News]

CA Nurses Assn and Natl Nurses United plans short strikes in California and Illinois 2015-04-28 [Reuters]

Pennsylvania Duquesne University, union spar over labor laws 2015-04-28 [Trib Live]

Pennsylvania House Approves Union Busting Bill 2015-04-28 [Legal Intelligencer]

Nevada Labor-management tensions still present at Allegiant 2015-04-28 [LV Review-Journal]

Massachusetts Lawmakers Push MBTA Task Force For Specifics On Report 2015-04-28 [Boston Carmen's Union Local 589]

California Truck drivers at ports of LA and Long Beach strike again 2015-04-28 [SCPR]

Labor’s letter to Hillary Clinton 2015-04-28 [Politico]

California Truckers strike at huge seaport complex 2015-04-28 [Times Union]

Illinois Lexington tables resolution supporting governor’s ‘turnaround agenda’ 2015-04-28 [WJBC]

Illinois Let’s kill all the unions 2015-04-28 [Journal Courier]

Washington Cowlitz Indian Tribe signs labor pact with construction unions 2015-04-28 [TDN]

North Carolina Worker advocates to march from site of deadly accident 2015-04-28 [WRAL]

Delaney joins labor leaders to promote workplace safety 2015-04-28 [Times Union]

Unions' share of the workforce recedes, especially in the trades 2015-04-28 [Pew Research]

On Workers' Memorial Day 2015, an appeal to control toxic substances 2015-04-28 [Ctr Pub Integrity]

California Tuna company charged after employee is cooked to death in industrial oven 2015-04-28 [ITV]

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization to Speak at AFL-CIO 2015-04-28 [Biz Wire]

Maine We shouldn’t join the race to the bottom by weakening unions 2015-04-27 [BDN]

‘Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness’ Demands $15 an Hour For more info 2015-04-27 [Campaign for America's Future]

Labor union membership in the U.S. is down to just 11% 2015-04-27 [MarketWatch]

One More Nail in Labor's Coffin 2015-04-27 [Huffington Post]

Union of Unemployed Votes to Endorse Hillary Clinton 2015-04-27 [Courier-Post]

Union of Unemployed Votes to Endorse Hillary Clinton 2015-04-27 [Union of Unemployed]

Ohio Nurse Ann Wayt wins $2 million union organizing case against Massilon Hospital 2015-04-27 [National Nurses United]

USW files additional charges against LyondellBasell Houston refining over refusal to bargain and implementation of rejected proposals 2015-04-27 [USW]

South Carolina Machinists seek union vote at Boeing plant 2015-04-27 [Spokesman-Review]

California Weeks after the crippling port strike was resolved, here comes the trucker strike 2015-04-27 [Biz Insider]

Pennsylvania While grad students at other schools unionize, Penn not is following the trend 2015-04-27 [Daily Pennsylvanian]

Illinois Mayor-elect of Joliet lashes out Rauner's RTW zones 2015-04-27 [Joiiet Patch]

Americans greet the decline of union rolls with a shrug 2015-04-27 [Politico]

Bernie Sanders: Swimming Against The Tide 2015-04-27 [Forbes]

Ohio Massillon nurse wins $2 million libel suit against hospital that maligned her for unionization effort 2015-04-27 [Cleveland Plain Dealer]

California Drivers at busiest port complex in U.S. could stay away 2015-04-27 [AP]

Inequality takes off at airports – and Toronto workers fight back 2015-04-27 [Toronto Star]

Kentucky RTW showdown 2015-04-27 [WMKY]

Texas Marathon Galveston Bay workers back leadership's rebuff of offer 2015-04-27 [Reuters]

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This month in labour history

10-04-1930 Dolores Huerta, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

11-04-1934 Frank Norman is murdered by the Ku Klux Klan for organising citrus workers irrespective of their race. [more]

11-04-1974 United Mine Workers President W. A. “Tony” Boyle is found guilty of first-degree murder, for ordering the 1969 assassination of union reformer Joseph A. “Jock” Yablonski. Yablonski, his wife and daughter were murdered on December 30, 1969. [more]

14-04-1939 'The Grapes of Wrath', John Steinbeck's classic novel about itinerant labor, strikes and the Great Depression, is published. [more]

15-04-1889 Birth of labour and civil rights leader A. Phillip Randolph [more]

20-04-1914 As many as 25 miners and family members, including women and children, are massacred by company guards during a strike in Ludlow, Colorado. [more]

21-04-1967 New York Governor Rockefeller signs the Taylor Law, allowing unions in the public sector, but banning strikes. [more]

24-04-1999 The ILWU halts shipping on the West Coast in solidarity with Mumia Abu-Jamal. [more]