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After Congressional Hearing on Ebola Prep. National Nurses Say Mandate for Hospitals Still Needed 2014-10-25 [National Nurses United]

Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones 2014-10-25 [Reuters]

Ebola ‘nightmare’ for nurses as union demands protection for its members 2014-10-25 [Washington Post]

Stop blaming nurses. Stop Ebola 2014-10-25 [Mother Jones]

Illinois Progress reported, but Waukegan teachers strike continues through Monday 2014-10-25 [Lake County News-Sun]

California Court Workers After Strike: We Can Do It Again Any Time We Want 2014-10-24 [SFWeekly]

Oregon More charges sought against Ore. blueberry farms 2014-10-24 [Times Union]

Illinois Karen Lewis’ Replacement at the CTU Has a Message for Rahm Emanuel 2014-10-24 [In These Times]

Texas Nurses Say They Lacked Proper Protocol, Equipment to Treat Ebola 2014-10-24 [In These Times]

New York Nervous, Cuomo? Green Party’s Howie Hawkins Draws 6 Teachers Union Endorsements 2014-10-24 [In These Times]

California The Sharing Economy’s ‘First Strike’: Uber Drivers Turn Off the App 2014-10-24 [In These Times]

Coalition of Immokalee Workers: We have waited nearly five years before revealing this label to the world today 2014-10-24 [CIW]

FairPoint Workers Strike against Wall Street “Wolves” 2014-10-24 [Labor Notes]

Pennsylvania ‘Burgers and Ballots’ rally encourages students to register to vote in November’s election 2014-10-24 [The Rocket]

Airport workers fear Ebola 2014-10-24 [Philly]

New Jersey Rutgers unions rally over contract negotiations 2014-10-24 [Philly]

California New nurses union in contract talks with hospital 2014-10-24 [Press Enterprise]

Rhode Island A Democrat’s union problem 2014-10-24 [Boston Globe]

Pennsylvania West Mifflin school board vote turns in favor of union workers 2014-10-24 [Trib Live]

Michigan Former Muskegon Family Care employees, union reach settlement with health center through NLRB 2014-10-24 [MLive]

UAW, USW join Machinists on the picket line against Schneider Electric 2014-10-24 [Kokomo Perspective]

California Dream Inn Workers Keep Pressure on Management During Contract Negotiations 2014-10-24 [Indybay]

Delaware Trump casino workers union appeals Delaware judge's termination of labor contract 2014-10-24 [Daily Journal]

Massachusetts Teachers Association Fights Attacks on Teachers’ Licenses For more info 2014-10-24 [Diane Ravitch]

Sign letter to TIME magazine--Blames teachers for the problems of American schools ... on the cover! 2014-10-24 [AFT]

TIME Magazine Attacks America’s Teachers: Write a Letter to TIME For more info 2014-10-24 [Diane Ravitch]

Your Donations to Ebola Fund Reach Thousands of Workers 2014-10-24 [Solidarity Center]

Nebraska Mayor Stothert likely to testify in police union lawsuit For more info 2014-10-24 [Omaha World Herald]

Nurses union to Obama: Enforce, make mandatory, Ebola protections at hospitals 2014-10-24 [Fortune]

Macy’s To Cut Workers’ Thanksgiving Dinner Short 2014-10-23 [Think Progress]

Four Stores Announce They Will Stay Closed On Thanksgiving Day To Let Workers Spend Time With Family 2014-10-23 [Think Progress]

New York Vote for change this Election Day 2014-10-23 [Daily News]

New Jersey Trump Entertainment: No immediate plan to announce Taj closure 2014-10-23 [Press of Atlantic City]

A Small Business Owner’s Perspective: “A High Road on the Minimum Wage” 2014-10-23 [US Dept of Labor]

Working Together for a Future of Safe Jobs 2014-10-23 [US Dept of Labor]

Ohio Union files charges claiming unfair labor practices in Lebanon lockout 2014-10-23 [Dayton Daily News]

USW joins petition for duties on welded API line pipe imports 2014-10-23 [USW]

Pennsylvania USW VP Fred Redmond presents author with Becker Award at Just Harvest Dinner 2014-10-23 [USW]

Missouri St. Louis police union shows politicians the stress of the job 2014-10-23 [Police One]

Wisconsin Informational picket planned outside Bay Shipbuilding 2014-10-23 [Green Bay Press Gazette]

Ohio Group of Akron firefighters request contempt of court order against City of Akron 2014-10-23 [Cleveland]

New Jersey Union defends trying to dissuade Taj Mahal patrons 2014-10-23 [SFGate]

Maine Penobscot County law enforcement union endorses Troy Morton, union president resigns before vote 2014-10-23 [BDN ME]

California L.A. City Council backs union contract for Fresno farmworkers 2014-10-23 [LATimes]

Maryland Calvert teachers union declares impasse 2014-10-23 [Bay Net]

Michigan Labor advocacy group claims race inequality in Metro Detroit's restaurant industry 2014-10-23 [MI Radio]

Illinois unions ask Wisconsin union members to tell anti-Walker stories 2014-10-23 [WISC]

Massachusetts 5 UMass Amherst labor unions rally in solidarity as contract negotiations remain stalled 2014-10-23 [Mass Live]

Pennsylvania Phillips Pet Food workers will vote to form union 2014-10-23 [MCall]

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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]