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Clinton inflames progressive base with choice of Tim Kaine as running mate 2016-07-24 [Common Dreams]

NLRB upholds union’s right to support Israel boycott 2016-07-23 [Mondoweiss]

Why old school organized labor is needed in new digital newsrooms 2016-07-23 [The Hill]

Nevada Trump's Vegas hotel settles with union 2016-07-23 [Politico]

NLRB Confirms Legality of Union Support for Israel Boycott; Union Condemns Political Attacks on BDS 2016-07-23 [UE Union]

Nevada Trump paid union-busters $500,000 in failed effort to keep maids from unionizing at his hotel 2016-07-23 [Daily Kos]

Cartoon: How to organize in 2016 2016-07-22 [Labor Notes]

Minnesota Twin Cities unions respond to police violence 2016-07-22 [Labor Notes]

Minnesota Teachers arrested protesting police brutality in Twin Cities 2016-07-22 [Labor Notes]

New Jersey Pickets, but no deal, in Atlantic City casino strike 2016-07-22 [USN & WR]

Teachers unions mean better teachers, new study says 2016-07-22 [Daily Kos]

District of Columbia EPI: Women Face Gender Pay Gap Regardless Of Occupation For more info 2016-07-22 [Workers Independent News]

District of Columbia Alliance For Retired Americans: GOP Platform Most Right-Wing Ever With A Covert Attack On Social Security For more info 2016-07-22 [Workers Independent News]

Ohio Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton Is A Terrific Woman And Would Make A Good President For more info 2016-07-22 [Workers Independent News]

Nevada Trump Hotel Vegas Pays Workers $11,500 For Illegal Labor Practices, Settling NLRB Complaint For more info 2016-07-22 [Workers Independent News]

Pennsylvania Labor Makes Clinton's Case to Rust Belt Whites Curious About Trump 2016-07-22 [Bloomberg Politics]

American steel workers are throwing their support behind New Zealand's industry fight against cheap Chinese imports 2016-07-22 [Business Day]

Ohio Did Wall St. vultures wreck the Teamsters Central States Pension Fund? 2016-07-22 [Working In These Times]

Building Bridges: Striking Mexican Teachers Killed by Police Assault For more info 2016-07-21 [WBAI Radio]

Minnesota EI President commends the AFT for its 100 years of championing quality public education 2016-07-21 [Education International]

Ohio Cleveland's Working People Speak Out Against Trump: Ed's Story 2016-07-21 [AFL-CIO]

Five Reasons Colombia Is Violating Its Trade Agreement with the U.S. 2016-07-21 [AFL-CIO]

JPMorgan Chase raise wages after sustained pressure 2016-07-20 [UNI Global Union]

SEIU's Henry: The criminalization of freedom of speech and assembly in Korea is totally unacceptable 2016-07-20 [SEIU]

Reflecting on Dallas, Baton Rouge, La., and Falcon Heights, Minn.: Feelings, Thoughts and Action 2016-07-20 [SEIU]

Winning the battle against cancer and for affordable healthcare 2016-07-20 [SEIU]

California SEIU 1021 and Activists Say They're Joining Forces to Support Oakland Police Commission 2016-07-20 [East Bay Ezpress]

Rep. Kurt Schrader, Don’t Take Overtime Protections from Working People 2016-07-20 [AFL-CIO]

Louisiana Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Shootings in Baton Rouge 2016-07-20 [AFL-CIO]

Ohio Iron Mike Kilbane Welcomes RNC to Cleveland; Has Strong Words for Trump 2016-07-20 [AFL-CIO]

Louisiana Working Families Respond to Baton Rouge Shooting 2016-07-20 [AFL-CIO]

Ohio Cleveland's Working People Speak Out Against Trump: Wanda's Story 2016-07-20 [AFL-CIO]

North America's Building Trades Unions and American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Tout Benefits of Energy Efficiency Programs and Career Training in Skilled Trades 2016-07-20 [NABTU]


U.S. and Chinese labor groups collaborated before China Wal-Mart strikes 2016-07-18 [Reuters]

Ohio Cleveland police union leader calls for suspending open-carry gun law during GOP convention 2016-07-18 [LA Times]

Illinois Chicago Teachers Union, champions of the schools Chicago's students deserve 2016-07-18 [Chicago Tribune]

Working women, young soldiers and chemical warfare: A glimpse at World War II in colour 2016-07-18 [The Journal]

Trump makes second-worst Vice-Presidential pick in history 2016-07-18 [AFL-CIO]

A Field Where Working Moms Aren’t Punished 2016-07-17 [The Atlantic]

WW2's railroad women 2016-07-17 [Mashable]

USW Lauds USTR Enforcement Action to End China Limiting Raw Materials 2016-07-17 [USW]

USW Says Pence Selection Reveals Trump’s Anti-Worker Agenda 2016-07-17 [USW]

National Organization for Women Turns 50: Building an Intersectional Feminist Future 2016-07-17 [truthout]

Injured at Work? Your Gender Could Affect How Much You’re Paid. 2016-07-17 [New York Magazine]

California Workers’ Comp in California is Biased Against Women, Suit States 2016-07-17 [Insurance Journal]

Washington Latina Vineyard Workers Get Opportunities Through Women-Only College Course 2016-07-17 [KPLU]

Asian Women Are Out-Earning Other Female Workers 2016-07-17 [Fortune]

Berger-Marks Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards Honoring the Leadership of Young Women in Social Justice 2016-07-17 [AFL-CIO]

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This month in labour history

4-07-1840 Tenants in upstate New York issue a 'Declaration of Independence', beginning a five-year Anti-Rent War [more]

5-07-1934 Two strikers are killed fighting police, scabs, and the National Guard during the San Francisco longshoremen's strike [more]

6-07-1892 Striking workers defeat and force the surrender of Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike in Pennsylvania [more]

8-07-1966 The largest strike in aviation history begins, shutting down 60 per cent of the US airline industry for six weeks [more]

10-07-1902 112 miners die in an explosion in the Rolling Mill Mine in Pennsylvania [more]

12-07-1933 The Screen Actors Guild holds its first meeting. Among those attending: future horror movie star and union activist, Boris Karloff. [more]

15-07-1959 Half a million steelworkers across the country strike for a pay increase in their new contract [more]

16-07-1934 The San Francisco Labor Council calls a city-wide general strike in support of longshoremen, which succeeds in winning most of the workers' main demands after four days. [more]

18-07-1969 African American hopsital workers in South Carolina win union recognition after a 113-day strike [more]

20-07-1899 Newsboys in New York go on strike against press giants Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst [more]

21-07-1877 The government attempts to violently suppress the great railroad strike in Pennsylvania [more]

22-07-1916 A bomb was is set off during a parade in San Francisco, killing 10 and injuring 40. Labour organizer Tom Mooney,and Warren Billings, a shoe worker, were convicted of the crime, but both were pardoned 23 years later [more]

25-07-1907 Trotskyist labor organizer and leader of the 1934 Minneapolis teamsters' strike Farrell Dobbs is born [more]

26-07-1877 Thirty workers are killed in the Battle of Halsted Street Viaduct during the railroad strike in Chicago. [more]

29-07-1970 The United Farm Workers sign their first collective bargaining agreement with California grape growers [more]

30-07-1975 Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears from a parking lot in Oakland County and is never seen again [more]