Ohio Cleveland police union votes to endorse Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump

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Ohio Cleveland police union votes to endorse Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump 2016-10-01 [Cleveland]

Pennsylvania Philadelphia Orchestra Walks Out on Opening Night; Third Major Orchestra to Strike This Year 2016-10-01 [NY Times]

Massachusetts Harvard dining hall workers preparing for strike 2016-10-01 [AP]

Top Workers Compensation Myths Debunked 2016-10-01 [Concentra]

Texas OSHA fines Houston machinery rebuilder more than $155K for continuing to expose workers to amputation, other hazards 2016-10-01 [DOL]

California Workers in small businesses will not get mandatory parental leave, after veto by Gov. Jerry Brown 2016-10-01 [LATimes]

Flight attendants union endorses Clinton 2016-10-01 [Politico]

Donald Trump Thinks So Little of Working People, He Won't Pay Them What He Owes 2016-10-01 [AFL-CIO]

Illinois Fair share suit initiated by Rauner dismissed by federal judge 2016-10-01 [Capitol Fax]

Minnesota Home care workers demand action on staff shortages, low wages 2016-10-01 [Star Tribune]

Tennessee NLRB issues labor complaint against TN-based Community Health Systems 2016-10-01 [Becker's]

This October, All Hands On Deck to Stop the TPP 2016-10-01 [Labor Notes]

Massachusetts Dining Hall Workers Move Toward Strike Next Week 2016-10-01 [Harvard Mag]

Washington Seattle University: Fight to block faculty union isn’t over 2016-10-01 [Seattle Times]

Pennsylvania Vote planned to decide on union contract 2016-10-01 [Trib Live]

US, European Labor Unions Support Probe into McDonald’s Tax-Avoidance Structure 2016-10-01 [Blue Maumau]

American, European and South American Labor Unions From Dow Chemical and DuPont Share Common Concerns at Dow North American Labor Council Meeting 2016-10-01 [USW]

Texas Fort Worth Symphony Orch on strike 2016-10-01 [FB]

Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Symphony Musicians Go on Strike 2016-10-01 [NYTimes]

NLRB Releases Advice Memorandum Affirming Misclassification Constitutes Unfair Labor Practice 2016-10-01 [Nat'l Law Rev]

Tennessee Electrolux workers in Memphis vote for union representation 2016-10-01 [AP]

Pennsylvania Philadelphia Orchestra Walks Out on Opening Night 2016-10-01 [NYTimes]

Illinois Chicago teacher: why we may strike again For more info 2016-10-01 [Labor Notes]

California SEIU1021 Contra Costa Social Service Workers Fighting Poverty And Services For Workers and Poor For more info 2016-10-01 [LVP]

California Trump wanted unattractive women fired, golf club workers say 2016-10-01 [USA Today]

Massachusetts Proposal that would have excluded some janitors from a new contract is withdrawn 2016-10-01 [Boston Globe]

United Steelworkers ratify labor deal for Cliffs Natural Resources operations in Michigan, Minnesota 2016-09-30 [Crain's Cleveland Business]

Unions in New York State campaigning to boost Clinton support elsewhere 2016-09-30 [Buffalo News]

California Hospital, nurses' union settle contract dispute 2016-09-30 [Benito Link]

NLRB Moves Forward with Another Massive Complaint Against Mega Hospital Chain CHS 2016-09-30 [Common Dreams]

Iowa Sioux City councilwoman's minimum wage stance irks county board members 2016-09-30 [Sioux City Jrnl]

Anxiety-ridden nurses are increasingly seeking union protection 2016-09-30 [Phila Biz Jrnl]

Labor Department mandates sick leave for 660K workers 2016-09-30 [Wash Examiner]

Illinois AFSCME Targets Rauner With New Ad 2016-09-30 [Progress IL]

California Lancaster Nurses End One-Day Strike 2016-09-30 [SFV Biz Jrnl]

Minnesota Allina nurse strike approaches record territory at more than 30 days 2016-09-30 [Becker's Hosp Rev]

Illinois Mother Jones Museum to observe Coal Miners Day 2016-09-30 [Enquirer Democrat]

Illinois CTU issues 10-day notice of intent to strike 2016-09-30 [Chiciago Teachers Union]

Statement by AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka on the first 2016 Presidential debate 2016-09-30 [AFL-CIO]

Black women voters are key to electing Hillary Clinton president 2016-09-30 [AFL-CIO]

Illinois Contract Campaign: What's at stake? For more info 2016-09-30 [CTU Communications]

Illinois Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Signed in Illinois 2016-09-29 [Workers Independent News]

California Civil Service Protections At Risk for LA City Workers 2016-09-29 [Workers Independent News]

Massachusetts Tell Your Family & Friends to Say Yes to IBEW Local 2222 2016-09-29 [IBEW 2222]

California Governor to approve state-run retirement for private workers 2016-09-29 [Albany Times Union]

Workers at Donald Trump's Las Vegas hotel call for nationwide boycott of all things Trump 2016-09-29 [NYDaily News]

Tennessee Electrolux workers in Memphis vote for union representation 2016-09-29 [Daily Progress]

Ohio Local labor unions claim Trump isn’t fair to workers 2016-09-29 [WKBN]

Washington Airport workers ready to strike Delta for the opportunity to form their union without interference 2016-09-29 [SEIU]

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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]