Union campaign targeting Boeing South Carolina moves online with NLRB ruling

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SAG-AFTRA Video Game Voice Actors Authorize Strike 2015-10-10 [Variety]

Union campaign targeting Boeing South Carolina moves online with NLRB ruling 2015-10-09 [Post & Courier]

Sen. Sanders and Rep. Pocan Continue Washington-Led Fight for Workers' Rights 2015-10-09 [AFL-cIO]

The Republican Dilemma 2015-10-09 [AFL-CIO]

Trumka: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is a Bad Deal for American Workers 2015-10-09 [AFL-CIO]

Al-Jazeera America is the latest online news outlet whose workers have unionized. 2015-10-09 [IBT]

Ohio John Kasich explains the gender pay gap: 'Do you not have the skills to be able to compete?' 2015-10-09 [Daily Kos]

Bernie Sanders Uncovers What Koch Brothers Want [VIDEO] 2015-10-09 [Professor Savings]

California Watchdog group flags illegal bids for Sonora High work 2015-10-09 [Union Democrat]

Terrence Wise Introduces President Obama During His White House Visit 2015-10-09 [Fight for $15]

New York College of Saint Rose president is no fan of faculty union drive 2015-10-09 [Albany Times Union]

Hillary’s Free Trade Fake-Out: Democrats always hate on free trade—before they enact it 2015-10-09 [Politico]

NLRB: Teach for America corps members have a right to unionize 2015-10-09 [Metro Times]

California Protest At Facebook CEO Zuckerberg SF Mansion On World Teachers Day For more info 2015-10-08 [LVPSF]

South Carolina Storm Assistance from Union Plus 2015-10-08 [AFL-CIO]

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the loss of the El Faro Mariners 2015-10-08 [AFL-CIO]

Fiat Chrysler and U.A.W. Reach Contract Accord to Avert Strike: Timeline goes back a century 2015-10-08 [NYTimes]

It’s been a while since anybody in the White House talked this much about unions 2015-10-08 [Washington Post]

Pennsylvania Companies agree to first union deal for Pittsburgh security guards 2015-10-08 [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

President Obama hosts controversial summit promoting unions for American workers 2015-10-08 [Up North Live]

Biden backing TPP deal despite union opposition 2015-10-08 [Japan Today]

Fiat Chrysler Reaches Tentative Deal With UAW, Averts Strike 2015-10-08 [Bloomberg]

Texas Local activists rally for higher minimum wage 2015-10-08 [Citizens Voice]

Fiat Chrysler avoids strike with new tentative contract 2015-10-08 [Albany Times Union]

Bernie Sanders Files Bill to Ban “Right to Work” Laws 2015-10-08 [Diane Ravitch]

Historic! Bernie Sanders Files Sweeping Labor Bill Eliminating ‘Right-To-Work’ Laws 2015-10-08 [Occupy Democrats]

Sanders, given a bigger spotlight, points it back to union workers 2015-10-08 [Washington Post]

Black Workers Really Do Need to Be Twice as Good 2015-10-08 [The Atlantic]

Pennsylvania Unearthing a deadly secret: Were 57 Irish workers murdered in 1832 Pennsylvania? 2015-10-08 [Washington Post]

Here’s something that’s missing from this economic recovery: Workers’ voices 2015-10-08 [Washington Post]

Obama urges increase in unions to empower workers 2015-10-08 [USA Today]

Indiana Fiat Chrysler workers skeptical of new UAW deal's impact on wages 2015-10-08 [Reuters]

Trumka: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is a Bad Deal for American Workers 2015-10-08 [Time]


US jobs and the rise of Trump and Sanders 2015-10-08 [ST]

District of Columbia UNITE HERE opposes new D.C. hotel after company reneges on 'me too' labor peace agreement 2015-10-08 [Washington Business Journal]

Maine Former T-Mobile employee, activists speak out about alleged sexual harassment 2015-10-07 [Portland Press herald]

U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim countries agree to controversial trade pact 2015-10-07 [Baltimore Sun]

Watch the White House Summit on Worker Voice Live Today 2015-10-07 [AFL-CIO]

Ohio Cuyahoga County clerks unionize 2015-10-07 [Cleveland Scene]

Al Jazeera America digital workers vote to go union 2015-10-07 [Poynter]

Al Jazeera America's digital newsroom vote to unionize 2015-10-07 [The Guardian]

Supreme Court right-to-work case could speed decline of unions 2015-10-07 [Al Jazeera America]

Labor leaders say Illinois under attack by Rauner 2015-10-07 [QCOnline]

The US Tells Other Countries to Respect Unions—Shouldn’t the US Do the Same? 2015-10-07 [The Nation]

VA Rep. Bobby Scott says wages will rise with stronger labor unions 2015-10-07 [Hampton Roads]

UAW sends Fiat Chrysler strike notice 2015-10-07 [CNBC]

Bernie Sanders unveils bill proposing major pro-union labor reforms 2015-10-07 [RT]

In sale, Radius Bank will cut most union ties: Group of equity firms to acquire Radius for $63m 2015-10-07 [Boston Globe]

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This month in labour history

2-10-2007 Starbucks Workers Union baristas at an outlet in East Grand Rapids, Mich., organized by the Wobblies, win their grievances after the National Labor Relations Board cites the company for labor law violations, including threats against union activists. [more]

3-10-1932 The state militia is called in after 164 high school students in Kincaid, Ill., go on strike when the school board buys coal from the scab Peabody Coal Co. [more]

9-10-2003 Chicago sanitation workers end a nine-day strike, winning a 28% pay rise. [more]

9-10-1888 United Hebrew Trades founded in New York by socialist shirt-maker Morris Hillquit. [more]

10-10-1933 Four workers are killed by cotton growers during a strike in Pixley, California. [more]

11-10-1873 The Miners’ National Association is formed in Youngstown, Ohio, with the goal of uniting all miners, regardless of skill or ethnic background. [more]

13-10-1934 American Federation of Labor votes to boycott German good to protest Nazi policies. [more]

15-10-1914 President Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act, often referred to as "Labor’s Magna Carta,"establishing that unions are not conspiracies under the law. [more]

16-10-1859 John Brown leads anti-slavery raid on Harper's Ferry. [more]

17-10-1939 Labor activist Warren Billings is released from California's Folsom Prison. Along with Thomas J. Mooney, Billings had been pardoned for a 1916 conviction stemming from a bomb explosion during a San Francisco Preparedness Day parade. [more]

18-10-1927 IWW Colorado Mine strike; first time all coal fields are out. [more]

19-10-1980 The J.P. Stevens textile company is forced to sign its first union contract after a 17-year struggle in North Carolina and other southern states. [more]

20-10-1926 Eugene V. Debs, leading American Socialist and trade unionist, dies. [more]

21-10-1902 In the United States, a five-month strike by United Mine Workers ends. [more]

22-10-1887 John Reed, the author of Ten Days That Shook the World, is born. [more]

25-10-1949 Longshore workers in Hawaii win a strike for pay parity with their colleagues on the mainland. [more]

27-10-1951 The National Negro Labor Council is formed in Cincinnati to unite black workers in the struggle for full economic, political and social equality. [more]

30-10-1986 Ed Meese, attorney general in the Ronald Reagan administration, urges employers to begin spying on workers "in locker rooms, parking lots, shipping and mail room areas and even the nearby taverns" to try to catch them using drugs. [more]

31-10-1891 Tennessee sends in leased convict laborers to break a coal miners strike in Anderson County. The miners revolted, burned the stockades, and sent the captured convicts by train back to Knoxville [more]