Nevada Trump Hotel Workers Campaign for a Union, Over the Boss’s Objections

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California SF Taxi Transit Workers On Tech, UBER, Lyft And Deregulation For more info 2016-07-30 [LVP]

Indiana 13 Investigates: Union workers and teachers protest ALEC convention in Indianapolis 2016-07-30 [WTHR]

Pennsylvania Working people's voices lifted at Democratic National Convention: A recap 2016-07-30 [AFL-CIO]

Washington Nuclear worker: ‘Retaliation is very real at Hanford' 2016-07-30 [King5]

Nevada Trump Hotel Workers Campaign for a Union, Over the Boss’s Objections 2016-07-30 [NY Times]

Pennsylvania Building Bridges: A Democratic Convention Special - Building Bridges, Not Walls! For more info 2016-07-30 [WBAI Radio]

This is what progressives especially labor can learn from the Sanders campaign 2016-07-29 [In These Times]

Pennsylvania AFT’s Randi Weingarten: Labor Is Ready To Battle Against ‘Precipice Of Fascism’ -- NEA’s Becky Pringle: Clinton Nomination Historic, Powerful And Emotional 2016-07-29 [Workers Independent News]

Corporate grocery chains are continuing their offensive 2016-07-29 [ZNet]

Interview: Busting the Myths of a Workerless Future 2016-07-29 [Labour Notes]

UN Special Rapporteur: US Falls Short on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association 2016-07-29 [BORDC]

Watch Live Today: Elizabeth Warren Joins Working People to Talk 'Organizing to Win' 2016-07-29 [AFL-CIO]

She's With Us: Congratulations Hillary Clinton 2016-07-29 [AFL-CIO]

Weather Service conducts 'illegal surveillance' on staff, union says 2016-07-29 [Washington Post]

Pennsylvania Democracy isn't a spectator sport: Working poeple get a shout out in President Obama's DNC speech 2016-07-29 [AFL-CIO]

District of Columbia In the posh Senate dining room, worker abuse is always on the menu 2016-07-28 [In These Times]

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka addressed the working people of the DNC 2016-07-28 [Labor's Edge]

California Historic immigration meeting of Labor Councils 2016-07-28 [Labor's Edge]

Pennsylvania DNC Delegates: Black Lives Matter, Labor Matters And Your Vote Matters - 07-28-16 2016-07-28 [Workers Independent News]

Connecticut When Bill and Hillary crossed the picket line 2016-07-28 [Jacobin]

Democratic Party platform barely mentions federal workers, but their unions support Clinton 2016-07-27 [Washington Post]

Connecticut State panel hears more about the pros, cons of L+M Hospital affiliating with Yale For more info 2016-07-27 [The Day]

Ohio Everyone in the plant was a temp - until they all joined the union 2016-07-26 [Labor Notes]

Oregon Anesthesiologist sues Kaiser Permanate, alleges cost cutting measures put patients at risk 2016-07-26 [Beckers Hospital Review]

How Women Are Harassed Out of Science 2016-07-26 [The Atlantic]

Connecticut Union ad features disabled woman’s appeal to reverse state layoffs 2016-07-26 [CT Mirror]

Washington Hotel-workers rights initiative headed for Seattle’s fall ballot 2016-07-26 [Seattle-Times]

10 Reasons Hillary Clinton Stands with Working People 2016-07-26 [AFL-CIO]

Pennsylvania Philadelphia airport workers plan strike during DNC 2016-07-25 [Daily Kos]

Oregon Recruiting a better ending for women in the trades 2016-07-25 [The Tribune]

Tennessee Former Cleanup Workers Blame Illnesses on Toxic Coal Ash Exposures 2016-07-25 [Truth Out]


Clinton inflames progressive base with choice of Tim Kaine as running mate 2016-07-24 [Common Dreams]

NLRB upholds union’s right to support Israel boycott 2016-07-23 [Mondoweiss]

Why old school organized labor is needed in new digital newsrooms 2016-07-23 [The Hill]

Nevada Trump's Vegas hotel settles with union 2016-07-23 [Politico]

NLRB Confirms Legality of Union Support for Israel Boycott; Union Condemns Political Attacks on BDS 2016-07-23 [UE Union]

Nevada Trump paid union-busters $500,000 in failed effort to keep maids from unionizing at his hotel 2016-07-23 [Daily Kos]

Cartoon: How to organize in 2016 2016-07-22 [Labor Notes]

Minnesota Twin Cities unions respond to police violence 2016-07-22 [Labor Notes]

Minnesota Teachers arrested protesting police brutality in Twin Cities 2016-07-22 [Labor Notes]

New Jersey Pickets, but no deal, in Atlantic City casino strike 2016-07-22 [USN & WR]

Teachers unions mean better teachers, new study says 2016-07-22 [Daily Kos]

District of Columbia EPI: Women Face Gender Pay Gap Regardless Of Occupation For more info 2016-07-22 [Workers Independent News]

District of Columbia Alliance For Retired Americans: GOP Platform Most Right-Wing Ever With A Covert Attack On Social Security For more info 2016-07-22 [Workers Independent News]

Nevada Trump Hotel Vegas Pays Workers $11,500 For Illegal Labor Practices, Settling NLRB Complaint For more info 2016-07-22 [Workers Independent News]

Pennsylvania Labor Makes Clinton's Case to Rust Belt Whites Curious About Trump 2016-07-22 [Bloomberg Politics]

American steel workers are throwing their support behind New Zealand's industry fight against cheap Chinese imports 2016-07-22 [Business Day]

Ohio Did Wall St. vultures wreck the Teamsters Central States Pension Fund? 2016-07-22 [Working In These Times]

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This month in labour history

4-07-1840 Tenants in upstate New York issue a 'Declaration of Independence', beginning a five-year Anti-Rent War [more]

5-07-1934 Two strikers are killed fighting police, scabs, and the National Guard during the San Francisco longshoremen's strike [more]

6-07-1892 Striking workers defeat and force the surrender of Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike in Pennsylvania [more]

8-07-1966 The largest strike in aviation history begins, shutting down 60 per cent of the US airline industry for six weeks [more]

10-07-1902 112 miners die in an explosion in the Rolling Mill Mine in Pennsylvania [more]

12-07-1933 The Screen Actors Guild holds its first meeting. Among those attending: future horror movie star and union activist, Boris Karloff. [more]

15-07-1959 Half a million steelworkers across the country strike for a pay increase in their new contract [more]

16-07-1934 The San Francisco Labor Council calls a city-wide general strike in support of longshoremen, which succeeds in winning most of the workers' main demands after four days. [more]

18-07-1969 African American hopsital workers in South Carolina win union recognition after a 113-day strike [more]

20-07-1899 Newsboys in New York go on strike against press giants Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst [more]

21-07-1877 The government attempts to violently suppress the great railroad strike in Pennsylvania [more]

22-07-1916 A bomb was is set off during a parade in San Francisco, killing 10 and injuring 40. Labour organizer Tom Mooney,and Warren Billings, a shoe worker, were convicted of the crime, but both were pardoned 23 years later [more]

25-07-1907 Trotskyist labor organizer and leader of the 1934 Minneapolis teamsters' strike Farrell Dobbs is born [more]

26-07-1877 Thirty workers are killed in the Battle of Halsted Street Viaduct during the railroad strike in Chicago. [more]

29-07-1970 The United Farm Workers sign their first collective bargaining agreement with California grape growers [more]

30-07-1975 Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears from a parking lot in Oakland County and is never seen again [more]