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South Carolina Boeing won't recognize union win at North Charleston site as it appeals vote [Post and Courier] 2018-06-19

Epidemic of Discrimination Against Pregnant Women at Work [NYTimes] 2018-06-15

Eight women allege sexual harassment at XPO Logistics warehouse in Memphis [Guardian]  ActNOW!  2018-06-14

Some Google employees are talking about pushing for a brand new kind of workers union [Business Insider] 2018-06-13

Trump urged to push North Korea to end slavery [Reuters] 2018-06-12

These Retirement Cuts Threaten Millions of Workers [Motley Fool] 2018-06-11

Striking Australian Esso Workers Battle for 230 Working Families Who Were Fired and Offered 40 Percent Pay Cuts [Texas AFL-CIO]  ActNOW!  2018-06-10

America may soon face its biggest labor strike in decades [CNN] 2018-06-08

Teamsters: 260,000 UPS workers ready to strike for better contract [MoneyWatch] 2018-06-07

More Americans view long-term decline in union membership negatively than positively [Pew Resaerch] 2018-06-05

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 VIDEO Illinois Labor Beat: Larry Duncan - - Leader for Labor Media (Part 2 of 2) For more info 2018-06-19 [Labor Beat TV]

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 VIDEO California Teachers Using Social Media For Organizing Mass Strikes And Fighting Back For more info 2018-06-19 [lvpsf]

California Tesla Severance Offer Draws the Line on Worker-Safety Concerns 2018-06-19 [Bloomberg]

Minnesota UFCW Local 653 Goes Outside the Box to Protect the Pensions of Union Members 2018-06-19 [Workday MN]

Maryland Baltimore Dunkin* Donuts Sign Asks Customers To Snitch On Workers Not Speaking English 2018-06-19 [Huff Post]

California Tesla’s sacked workers must keep mum or lose severance? 2018-06-19 [Mercury News]

New Jersey Atlantic City Casino Employees Getting Back to Work, More Than Half of Previously Laid-Off Union Members Ready to Clock in at Hard Rock, Ocean Resort 2018-06-19 []

New York Crooked company pays out lost wages to workers, some undocumented 2018-06-19 [NYPost]

New York Union workers and elected officials hold protest in Long Island City after developer hires nonunion labor 2018-06-19 [QNS]

Hawaii Should Hawaii Hotels Help Their Workers Buy Homes? 2018-06-19 [Honolulu Civil Beat]

Illinois Teamsters: Desperate To Prevent Employees From Exercising Free Speech, American Bottling Resorts To Harassment 2018-06-19 [Longview News-Journal]

West Virginia Welder who died at Institute plant remembered as jack-of-all-trades 2018-06-19 [Charleston Gazette-Mail]

Pennsylvania Univ Pitt’s grad-student union joins three other universities in the state that are fighting the same union-busting law firm 2018-06-19 [The Nation]

South Carolina Boeing won't recognize union win at North Charleston site as it appeals vote 2018-06-19 [Post and Courier]

Discussing your salary at work 2018-06-18 [NH Union Leader]

Sign here! Support the Restoring Overtime Pay Act! 2018-06-18 [AFL-CIO]

#DearJeffBezos: We request @Amazon donate the money it took from us to struggling WaPo employees 2018-06-18 [Legal Insurrection]

28% of Younger Workers Think They’ll Never Retire 2018-06-18 []

West Virginia Tecnocap workers continue strike near Wheeling 2018-06-18 [Charleston Gazette-Mail]

Unions did great things for the working class 2018-06-18 [Bloomberg]

The First Black-Led Union Wouldn’t Have Existed Without This Woman: Behind the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters was a sisterhood 2018-06-18 [Timeline]

Illinois Chicago Teachers Union Negotiates Right to Block Tests That Are Not Mandated by the State 2018-06-18 [Diane Ravitch]

California Tell KQED to stop union busting 2018-06-18 []

Study: Pay disparity for women making films 2018-06-18 [The Columbian]

California In California, more and more companies want to recruit autistic employees 2018-06-18 [Equal Times]

California En Californie, de plus en plus d’entreprises misent sur le recrutement des autistes 2018-06-18 [Equal Times]

District of Columbia More than 400 union workers at Washington Post demand raise 2018-06-17 [The Post]

Museum of Sex ads driving female MTA bus drivers crazy 2018-06-16 [New York Post]

Washington Lawsuit alleges blacklisting of Mexican farmworkers who joined 2017 orchard strike 2018-06-16 [The Times]

Farewell, 'Oil Can': Ed Sadlowski, 1938-2018 2018-06-16 [Labour Notes]

New York Drivers' union: Broke NYC yellow cabbie killed himself 2018-06-16 [The Tribune]

Tennessee Nashville Painters Aim To Build Immigrant Base 2018-06-16 [Labour Notes]

Massachusetts Sudden Whittier Street Health Center staff cuts raise concerns 2018-06-16 [Boston Herald]

New York Museum of Sex ads driving female MTA bus drivers crazy 2018-06-16 [The Post]

Social Security, HUD act on Trump’s orders in move to emasculate unions 2018-06-16 [Washington Post]

Shut it Down! On The Recent AT&T Strikes 2018-06-15 []

Fast-Food Worker Had Right to Stage ‘Solo Strike’ 2018-06-15 [Bloomberg]

Epidemic of Discrimination Against Pregnant Women at Work 2018-06-15 [NYTimes]

California Union protesters seeking higher wages for resort workers march on Disneyland gates 2018-06-15 [The Daily Breeze]

Massachusetts Union: Boston health workers fired amid organizing bid 2018-06-15 [Sentinel&Enterprise]

Ed Sadlowski, Fiery Steelworkers Insurgent, Dies at 79 2018-06-15 [NY Times]

North Carolina New effort to strengthen the bargaining power of NC employee unions 2018-06-15 [ABC]

Michigan Janitors union rallies supporters to 'Fight for 15' as workers prepare for contract talks 2018-06-15 [Crain's Detroit Biz]

California Union protesters seeking higher wages for resort workers march on Disneyland gates 2018-06-15 [OCRegister]

Teamsters union backs Canada in tariff tiff with Trump 2018-06-15 [Wash Examiner]

Illinois IL labor board moves forward with union employee pay raises 2018-06-15 [Sauk Valley]

Trump attacks on federal employee unions, pay and benefits draw bipartisan rebukes 2018-06-15 [Wash Post]

California Tesla workers say they pay the price for Elon Musk's big promises 2018-06-15 [The Guardian]

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This month in labour history

3-06-2016 A federal judge ruled that women's soccer players could not go on strike, despite their collective bargaining agreement (which included a no-strike clause) having expired. The women were in dispute over pay discrimination. [more]

3-06-1900 The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union is founded in New York City. [more]

4-06-1912 Massachusetts becomes the first US state to establish a minimum wage [more]

4-06-2012 When National Football League referees failed to agree to a new contract, which included big pension cuts, the NFL locked them out and began hiring scabs to replace them. Bosses came up with a revised offer which was agreed on 26 September. [more]

9-06-1865 Helen Marot, campaigner for working women, is born. [more]

11-06-1913 Police shoot at maritime workers on strike at United Fruit Co. in New Orleans, killing one. [more]

12-06-1904 Defying AFL's Samuel Gompers, 50,000 members of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen walk off their jobs. [more]

16-06-1918 Railroad union leader and socialist Eugene Debs makes his famous speech against capitalism in Canton, OH, which will land him in jail. [more]

19-06-1912 The eight-hour day is adopted for Federal employees [more]

20-06-1947 President Truman vetoes the anti-union Taft-Hartley Act, but his veto is overturned by Congress three days later. [more]

23-06-1999 Workers at Fieldcrest Cannon textile plants in North Carolina vote for union recognition after a 25 year struggle [more]

26-06-1894 American Railway Union members begin to refuse to run trains including Pullman cars, until the strike at Pullmans is settled [more]

27-06-1905 The Industrial Workers of the World, later popularly known as the Wobblies, is founded in Chicago with the aim of uniting all workers in One Big Union [more]

29-06-1894 Over 125,000 workers on two dozen railroads have joined the boycott of Pullman cars [more]

30-06-1918 Socialist anf labor leader Eugene Debs is arrested under the Espionage Act for making an anti-war speech in Canton, Ohio [more]