Obama vetoes measure blocking federal labor board from streamlining union election process

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UAW union gained more than 12,000 members in 2014: filing 2015-03-31 [Reuters]

New York State Education Leaders Denounce Cuomo’s Latest Teacher Evaluation Plan 2015-03-31 [Diane Ravitch]

New York Bill de Blasio Is Upset a Minimum Wage Hike Was Dropped From the State Budget 2015-03-31 [NY Observer]

Obama vetoes measure blocking federal labor board from streamlining union election process 2015-03-31 [US News]

Deal To End United Steelworkers Refinery Strike Could Be Rejected By Workers 2015-03-31 [Bidness]

Democrats plan to counter Gov. Haley’s anti-union rhetoric ahead of Boeing vote 2015-03-31 [Post and Courier]

New Mexico Labor officials: New Mexico, West Texas workers underpaid 2015-03-31 [Times Union]

New York Former UFCW President Frank Meehan passes away 2015-03-31 [UFCW Local 1500]

Fight for $15 on April 15 2015-03-31 [seiu.org]

Indiana UFCW President: Repeal RFRA 2015-03-31 [ufcw.org]

Child care workers join fast-food workers' fight for $15 an hour 2015-03-31 [Fortune]

Losing a job is always terrible. For workers over 50, it’s worse. 2015-03-31 [Washington Post]

Oregon SEIU Local 503 has begun collective bargaining 2015-03-31 [Statesman Journal]

Washington Senate panel hears bill raising Washington’s minimum wage 2015-03-31 [AP via Seattle Times]

Indiana Union Cancels Indiana Conference Over 'Un-American' Discrimination Law 2015-03-31 [MPE Guild]

AFT Pres Randi Weingarten Endorses Opt Out! 2015-03-31 [Diane Ravitch]

Indiana GOP Mayor Of Indianapolis Signs Executive Order Protecting LGBT Community 2015-03-31 [Huffington Post]

Indiana AFSCME Pulls Conference Out Of Indiana Over 'Religious Freedom' Law 2015-03-31 [Huffington Post]

Indiana Requests for repeal of 'religious-freedom' act flow in to lawmakers 2015-03-31 [Statehouse File]

Alabama Best Spot News Story--Alabama Public Radio 'UAW versus Mercedes Benz 2015-03-31 [APR]

Labor activist Dolores Huerta to announce support for El Super boycott 2015-03-31 [Press-Telegram]

West Coast longshore union delegates meet over contract proposal 2015-03-31 [Press-Telegram]

Nevada Allegiant Air’s pilots union says airline is scraping by on safety 2015-03-31 [LV Rev-Journal]

McDonald's attorney says union attacking the brand 2015-03-31 [Twin Cities Biz]

Darden Restaurants Knowingly Sourced From Slave Labor 2015-03-31 [Kitchenette]

California Pickers back at work in Baja California, but animosity remains 2015-03-31 [LATimes]

Massachusetts Harvard Workers Got the Cold Shoulder This Winter 2015-03-31 [Harvard Crimson]

New York Mercy Hospital union workers protest gag order 2015-03-31 [Buffalo Biz First]

NLRB to weigh in on McDonald’s labor dispute 2015-03-31 [Benefits Pro]

McDonald's Attorney Says Company is Victim of Union Attack on Brand 2015-03-31 [Dow Jones]

New York McDonald's Considered 'Joint Employer' As Landmark National Labor Relations Board Hearings Begin 2015-03-31 [IB TImes]

Georgia Movement to Increase McDonald’s Minimum Wage Broadens Its Tactics 2015-03-31 [NY Times]

Ohio Legislators to discuss resolution against Fast Track with Steelworkers 2015-03-30 [USW]

New York Education budget deal: More details emerge 2015-03-30 [Diane Ravitch]

Labor unions v. McDonald's heads to judge 2015-03-30 [WND]

New Jersey Gov. Christie Tells Unions 'We Simply Don't Have the Money' You Were Promised 2015-03-30 [MRC-TV]

California OSHA EPA Coverup of Criminal Conspiracy By TestAmercia H.I.G. Capital? OSHA Whistleblower Michael Madry Speaks Out For more info 2015-03-30 [LVP]

Michigan Proposal's not just about roads—it's politics 2015-03-29 [Detroit Free Press]

Tiny union’s campaign wins paid time off at Microsoft contractors 2015-03-29 [Concord Monitor]

In Congress, who will take the lead on worker safety? 2015-03-29 [Safety+Health]

Pennsylvania Brown, Ryan lead rally against Pacific trade deal 2015-03-29 [Vindy]

Illinois Strike planned at ACMH Hospital in East Franklin on Tuesday 2015-03-29 [Sentry Review]

California Cesar Chavez marchers call for higher wages, immigration reform 2015-03-29 [KCRA]

Washington Low wages for aerospace workers despite tax breaks for employers 2015-03-29 [Seattle Times]

The rise and fall of US labor unions, and why they still matter 2015-03-29 [Scroll.in]

Indiana IU Health nurses to vote on union 2015-03-29 [IBJ]

Baja labor leaders learned tactics from their efforts in U.S. 2015-03-29 [The Tidewater Review]

Breaking! Leaked Investor Chapter of TPP Worse than Imagined 2015-03-29 [CWA]

NLRB Throws Out CNN’s Joint Employer Challenge 2015-03-29 [CWA]

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This month in labour history

7-03-1932 Unemployed workers stage a hunger march to the Ford complex at Dearborn, demanding workers be rehired. Police shoot at the demonstration, killing 4 and injuring 60 [more]

9-03-1910 Westmoreland County Coal strikes begins, ending in 1911. It is known as the 'Slovak strike', as 70% of the miners are Slovakian. 16 people are killed. [more]

11-03-1950 TWU members at American Airlines win 11-day national strike, gaining what the union says was the first severance pay clause in industry. [more]

12-03-1929 Lupe Anguiano, women's rights activist and labour organizer, is born. [more]

13-03-1830 The term “rat,” referring to a worker who betrays fellow workers, first appears in print in the New York Daily Sentinel [more]

18-03-1937 New York City police arrested striking Woolworth's store clerks - mostly women - who had occupied stores demanding a 40-hour workweek. [more]

31-03-1927 Cesar Chavez, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]