California San Francisco passes first-in-nation limits on worker schedules

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District of Columbia In advance of union election, Capital Bikeshare worker fired for organizing 2014-11-26 [Washington Post]

USW statement on Grand Jury Verdict in Ferguson, Mo. 2014-11-26 [USW]

USW applauds International Trade Commission for continuing investigation of welded line pipe from Korea and Turkey 2014-11-26 [USW]

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision 2014-11-26 [eNews Park Forest]

California San Francisco passes first-in-nation limits on worker schedules 2014-11-26 [Politico]

California Teachers to protest Walmart on Black Friday 2014-11-26 [Coast News]

Minnesota Unions plan Black Friday strike to kick off series of protests 2014-11-26 [Star Tribune]

Florida Teachers Consider Civil Disobedience To Say No To Testing 2014-11-26 [State Impact]

Colorado Repeal Senate Bill 191 Linking Standardized Test Scores to Teacher Pay and Performance 2014-11-26 []

Oklahoma Tulsa 1st-grade teachers will not administer standardized test 2014-11-26 [Washington Post]

Employers Keep Shifting Costs under Affordable Care Act 2014-11-26 [Labor Notes]

Tennessee UAW vs. anti-union ACE at VW plant 2014-11-26 [Portland Press Herald]

Ohio Ohio stores would pay triple wages to Thanksgiving workers under bill by Cleveland lawmaker 2014-11-26 [Cleveland]

American Airlines, pilots union extend talks on labor agreement 2014-11-26 [Dallas Biz Journal]

Ohio UAW sets protest at Walmart on Friday--Seeks higher pay, regular hours 2014-11-26 [The Blade]

Ohio Extra wages for Retail Workers on Thanksgiving 2014-11-26 [Maine News Online]

California UAL IBT Teamster Mechanics At SFO Picket For A Contract On Eve Of Thanksgiving Holiday For more info 2014-11-26 [LVP]

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on OUR Walmart Black Friday Protests 2014-11-26 []

California UESF and SFUSD reach TA for teachers and para-educators 2014-11-26 [SF Gate]

Walmart Workers Take Action: Black Friday 2014 2014-11-25 [Black Friday Protests]

Building Bridges Radio: Ferguson & Beyond; Walmart Arrests Dozens Who Sit-Down For more info 2014-11-25 [WBAI Radio]

ATU on the Ferguson grand jury decision regarding the shooting of Michael Brown 2014-11-25 [ATU]

Connecticut Lawmakers will try again to pitch overtime pay for workers who work Thanksgiving 2014-11-25 [CT News Junkie]

Cuba’s fast-growing private sector 2014-11-25 [Equal Times]

Connecticut Technical workers at Danbury, New Milford hospitals approve union bid 2014-11-25 [Republican American]

Connecticut Hospital techs in Danbury and New Milford vote to unionize 2014-11-25 [The News-Times]

Tennessee BATs, Mama Bears, and TREE are Work Together to Save Public Schools 2014-11-25 [Diane Ravitch]

Massachusetts Weir employees go on strike after rejecting company's contract offer 2014-11-25 [Salem News]

Massachusetts UE Local 279 Members On Strike at Weir Valves 2014-11-25 [UE]

WEST COAST | Shippers, terminal operators accuse dockworkers union of slowdown tactics at bargaining table 2014-11-25 [Press-Telegram]

New Jersey 90210 star, union leader speaks at HR school’s 20th anniversary celebration 2014-11-25 [Daily Targum]

California Modesto-based Save Mart, employees reach agreement 2014-11-25 [Merced Sun-Star]

Connecticut Danbury, New Milford hospital workers back union 2014-11-25 [Idaho Statesman]

California Union Fights *Teacher Jail* 2014-11-25 [Labor Notes]

Lawmakers Will Try Again To Pitch Overtime Pay for Workers Who Work Thanksgiving 2014-11-25 [CT News Junkie]

Act Now! Send a message to the striking Walmart workers 2014-11-25 [UFCW]

Union Files Failure-to-Bargain Charge With NLRB Against USPS 2014-11-25 [JD Supra]

Pennsylvania Judge gives UPMC wage protesters community service 2014-11-25 [Times Union]

Writers Guild East Files Labor Charges Against ITV Unit 2014-11-25 [Hollywood Reporter]

California Whole Foods concedes to IWW demands to increase wages! 2014-11-25 []

Why Wal-Mart Workers Keep Using One-Day Strikes 2014-11-24 [Bloomberg]

McDonald's Korea union member dismissed for fast food global activism 2014-11-24 [IUF]

California SF resturant workers earn $4 million settlement 2014-11-24 [Civil Eats]

California Strike at Two Largest US Ports 2014-11-24 [Talking Union]

Florida Protesters pour into the streets following “Food Chains” screenings in Miami, New York, Washington DC, and more cities 2014-11-24 [CIW]

Massachusetts Workers at Harvard-Owned Hotel Strike, Demand Fair Process to Unionize 2014-11-24 [Open Media Boston]

California Whole Foods Concedes To IWW Demands To Increase Wages! 2014-11-24 [Infoshop]

Who will stop Wal-Mart from wreaking havoc on the American Dream? 2014-11-24 [The Hill]

Pennsylvania Train engineers want feds to require SEPTA to follow fatigue safety rules 2014-11-24 [Philly]

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This month in labour history

1-11-1835 Philadelphia - first general strike in US history - for a 10 hour. [more]

1-11-1919 Some 400,000 soft coal miners strike for higher wages and shorter hours. [more]

2-11-1909 150 arrested in IWW free speech fight, Spokane, Washington [more]

2-11-1920 SPUSA and railway workers' union leader Eugene V. Debs receives nearly one million votes for Presidency of the United States. [more]

5-11-1885 Eugene V. Debs, leading figure in the railway workers unions, the IWW and the American Socialist Party, was born. [more]

9-11-1935 The Committee for Industrial Organization is formed, breaking away from the American Federation of Labor. [more]

10-11-1933 America's first Depression-era sit-down strike occurs at the Hormel food plant in Austin, Minnesota. [more]

12-11-1892 Workers in New Orleans win a 10 hour day and overtime pay, after a four-day general strike led by racially integrated unions [more]

18-11-1938 The Congress of Industrial Organisations elects John L. Lewis as its first president [more]

19-11-1915 Joe Hill, a Swedish-American organiser for the Industrial Workers of the World, is framed and executed for murder in Utah. [more]

26-11-1913 Wobblies Joe Ettor Arturo Giovannitti and Joseph Caruso acquitted for murdering picket Anna LoPizzo during the Lawrence textile [more]

27-11-1884 Anarchist A.R. Parsons addresses a Thanksgiving Day hunger march in Chicago. [more]

29-11-1980 Dorothy Day, suffragist, Christian anarchist, and founder of the Catholic Worker movement, dies today in New York City aged 83. [more]