Does the Verizon strike signal a resurgence of labor?

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Alabama Workers Sue Over State Wage Law, Citing Civil Rights 2016-04-30 [WSJ]

CWA accusing T-Mobile US of violating U.S. labor laws 2016-04-30 [RCR Wireless]

California Google and Facebook janitors scheduled for Monday strike vote as labor contract nears expiration 2016-04-30 [Silicon Valley Biz Jrnl]

T-Mobile Faces Labor Investigation After Employees Complain 2016-04-30 [Fortune]

May Day is really a thing 2016-04-30 [News&Observer]

What the Hoosier State tells us about the state of American manufacturing 2016-04-30 [Polizette]

EAST COAST | Local Unions Take Lead in Verizon Strike Solidarity 2016-04-30 [Labor Notes]

Oregon Portland Fast Food Workers Don’t Just Want a Raise—They Want a Union Too 2016-04-30 [Yes!]

Indiana Protesters march against Carrier moving work to Mexico 2016-04-30 [Wash Times]

Indiana Sanders Rallies With Union Crowd In Support of Laid-Off Carrier Workers 2016-04-30 [WFYI]

New Jersey 100s of West New York teachers protest potential pay freeze 2016-04-29 []

EAST COAST | Verizon makes 'last' offer to striking workers 2016-04-29 [The Hill]

Nevada Culinary Union Launches Website on the Palms Casino Resort’s Labor Dispute 2016-04-29 [Biz Wire]

New York Striking Verizon Union Workers Show Solidarity During Rally in Cheektowaga 2016-04-29 [TWC]

US Presidential Election: Beyond Lesser Evilism 2016-04-29 [CounterPunch]

Older Workers' Risks Highlighted in AFL-CIO's 2016 Report 2016-04-29 [OHS]

Massachusetts Grad Students Rally for Harvard to Remain Neutral in Union Effort For more info 2016-04-29 [Harvard Crimson]

Wyoming Remembering Our Fallen Workers 2016-04-29 [PNS]

Does the Verizon strike signal a resurgence of labor? 2016-04-29 [Newsweek]

California San Francisco AFT 2121 Strikes CCSF: STOP Wage Cuts, Downsizing and Privatization! For more info 2016-04-29 [LVP]

Illegal Projections on Guggenheim Protest Labor Practices in UAE 2016-04-29 [ Observer]

Workers Memorial Day 2016: National COSH Says More than 100,000 Workplace Deaths Can Be Prevented 2016-04-29 [EHS Today]

Michigan Teacher fired after saying 'vagina' in class 2016-04-29 [New York Post]

Workplace Safety Is Still an Elusive Goal for Many on the Job 2016-04-29 [Huffington Post]

California SF College Faculty Strike for Justice Stop Class Reductions and Pay Cuts 2016-04-29 [CounterPunch]

Connecticut Union Members Observing Workers Memorial Day 2016-04-29 [WTNH]

Mourn for the Dead, Fight Like Hell for the Living 2016-04-29 [AFL-CIO]

Indiana Hoosiers honor, remember those who died while at work 2016-04-29 [WISH]

FAA reauthorization should not move forward without commonsense protections for customer service agents 2016-04-29 [The Hill]

It’s easy to blame unions for all of Metro’s problems. It’s also wrong 2016-04-29 [Wash Post]

Verizon Agrees to Raise Pay in ‘Final Offer’ to Labor Unions 2016-04-29 [Bloomberg]

Workers Memorial Day pays tribute to fallen employees 2016-04-29 [HM Media]

Worker Center finds widespread safety concerns in poultry industry 2016-04-29 [Workday MN]

Massachusetts Labor unions pushing for safer working conditions 2016-04-29 [WWLP]


Maryland Fight for 15 a winner in Baltimore city elections 2016-04-28 [In These Times]

National boycott of Wendy’s spreads westward during Month of Outrage 2016-04-28 [CIW]

Tennessee NLRB files complaint against VW on row with UAW 2016-04-28 [Reuters]

Trumka mocks Cruz: He's like the Cleveland Browns 2016-04-28 [The Hill]

Indiana NLRB Orders Indianapolis Firm To Let Construction Workers Talk Unions 2016-04-28 [WBAA]

Death Rate Rises in U.S. Workplaces 2016-04-28 [Bloomberg]

Maine RSU 22 Teachers Union files complaint 2016-04-28 [WCSH]

Americans face workplace dangers every day 2016-04-28 [Des Moines Register]

Illinois Nontenure faculty union strike may last through semester's end 2016-04-28 [News-Gazette]

AFL-CIO Endorses Boycott Of Mexican-Made Nabisco Products 2016-04-28 [Progress IL]

Volkswagen Will Take UAW Vote to Court: Challenges NLRB approach to micro unions 2016-04-28 [Wash Free Beacon]

T-Mobile Accused of Fighting a Real Union by Creating a Fake One 2016-04-28 [Time]

North Carolina Workers Memorial Day honors workers who died on the job 2016-04-28 [ABC]

California LAX airport police, firefighters approve 3-year labor deal 2016-04-28 [Daily Breeze]

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This month in labour history

10-04-1930 Dolores Huerta, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

11-04-1934 Frank Norman is murdered by the Ku Klux Klan for organising citrus workers irrespective of their race. [more]

11-04-1974 United Mine Workers President W. A. “Tony” Boyle is found guilty of first-degree murder, for ordering the 1969 assassination of union reformer Joseph A. “Jock” Yablonski. Yablonski, his wife and daughter were murdered on December 30, 1969. [more]

14-04-1939 'The Grapes of Wrath', John Steinbeck's classic novel about itinerant labor, strikes and the Great Depression, is published. [more]

15-04-1889 Birth of labour and civil rights leader A. Phillip Randolph [more]

20-04-1914 As many as 25 miners and family members, including women and children, are massacred by company guards during a strike in Ludlow, Colorado. [more]

21-04-1967 New York Governor Rockefeller signs the Taylor Law, allowing unions in the public sector, but banning strikes. [more]

24-04-1999 The ILWU halts shipping on the West Coast in solidarity with Mumia Abu-Jamal. [more]