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Alabama One Of The Most Conservative States Could Soon Offer Equal Pay 2017-01-23 [Huffington Post]

Missouri Bill introduced to give unpaid leave to victims of domestic and sexual violence 2017-01-23 [Kmov.com]

District of Columbia CWA Local 1168 Protests Trump's Agenda, Not The Man, in D.C. 2017-01-22 [TWC]

Labor, Unions, Culture & Arts In The Era Of Trump 2017-01-22 [Indybay]

Trump’s promise to save jobs swayed many workers 2017-01-22 [KPC News]

Texas Austin medics stay busy during Women’s March 2017-01-22 [Statesman]

California Nail Salons Start To Invest In Worker Safety 2017-01-22 [NPR]

Texas Two workers severely burned in Xcel Energy building accident 2017-01-22 [Amarillo]

Texas Two workers electrocuted, in critical condition 2017-01-22 [CBS]

Connecticut Local GOP Official Arrested for Grabbing Woman by the P***Y: Calls her 'nothing but a bloodsucking, lazy union employee' 2017-01-22 [Care 2]

New York Henry J. Foner, Labor Leader Accused of Communist Ties, Dies at 97 2017-01-22 [New York Times]

Kim Coates to be honoured in L.A. by Canadian performers with 2017 ACTRA National Award of Excellence 2017-01-22 [ACTRA]

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Illinois Local Democrats take a stand against unfair labor standards: The fight also calls for better health care and women's rights 2017-01-21 [Our Quad Cities]

New Hampshire State senate approves 'right to work' bill targeting labor unions 2017-01-21 [Seacoast Online]

Minnesota Medical Marijuana Company Ratifies Agreement With Labor Union 2017-01-21 [Weed News]

South Carolina With union vote imminent, Boeing and organized labor trade barbs 2017-01-21 [Post and Courier]

District of Columbia N.Y. labor leader joins small group of men asked to speak at Women's March on Washington 2017-01-21 [NYDaily News]

Ohio 2,000 GM workers to lose jobs on Trump Inauguration Day 2017-01-21 [CNN]

Workers Strike to Protest Trump: “There Is Power in Our Unity” 2017-01-21 [In These Times]

California On J20 SEIU 1021 SF General Hospital Healthcare Workers And Docs Protest Trump Agenda For more info 2017-01-21 [LVP]

California ILWU 10 Members Speak Out On Trump, Capitalism and The Need For Workers Party For more info 2017-01-21 [LVP]

California Workers no-show Port of Oakland to protest President Trump 2017-01-21 [KTVU]

District of Columbia 'We'll Shatter The Ceiling And Break On Through' Women's March 2017-01-20 [WIN]

Are US labor unions finally speaking out on Palestine? 2017-01-20 [Electronic Intifada]

California Sanders backers take over state Democratic Party 2017-01-20 [The Hill]

California State Director Responds to Workers’ Comp Criticism, Defends System 2017-01-20 [NBC]

California union dues case dies, but another rises up 2017-01-20 [Sacramento Bee]

California After threatened strike, SEIU Local 1000 votes for a new contract 2017-01-20 [Sacramento Bee]

South Carolina Boeing's North Charleston workers to vote on union representation 2017-01-20 [Post and Courier]

Thousands of Canadians Expected to March in Solidarity with the Women's March on Washington 2017-01-20 [Women's March]

New York Stuart Appelbaum Calls for Progressive Movement at Trump Tower Protest 2017-01-20 [RWDSU]

How the American Postal Workers Union Scored One of its Biggest Wins Ever 2017-01-20 [Alternet]

Henry J. Foner, Labor Leader Accused of Communist Ties, Dies at 97 2017-01-20 [NY Times]

Minnesota Minnesota Medical and weed workers union are a model of boss-grunt relations 2017-01-20 [City Pages]

Workers Share Workplace Violence Stories, Win Commitment for Federal OSHA Standard 2017-01-20 [AFL-CIO]

Unionism and Feminism 2017-01-20 [Huffington Post]

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Nurses Face More Violence From Hospital Patients 2017-01-20 [US News]

Sonoma County Court Strike Extends To Second Day 2017-01-19 [CBS]

Illinois DOJ demands Chicago renegotiate 'defective' police contracts which protect violation of civil rights 2017-01-19 [In These Times]

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Action Alert! Tell the Senate to Reject Trump’s Nominee for Treasury Secretary 2017-01-19 [AFL-CIO]

California Sonoma County court workers go on strike 2017-01-19 [The Press Democrat]

Louisiana The New Orleans museum looking back at slavery to help America move forward 2017-01-19 [Equal Times]

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This month in labour history

1-01-1966 At 8.02am a transport strike begins across New York City. Strikers will win a 15% pay rise, and other benefits, after 12 days. [more]

2-01-1920 Thousands of US labor activists are arrested in the 'Palmer Raids' during the first Red Scare. [more]

7-01-1920 Five elected members of the New York state assembly belonging to the Socialist Party are refused their seats. [more]

11-01-1937 Police beat and arrest UAW members during the great sit-down strike in Flint, Michigan [more]

11-01-1912 The 'Bread and Roses' strike began in Lynn Massachusetts. The strike was begun and led by mainly immigrant women. [more]

13-01-1874 Mounted police from the NYPD violently attack a demonstration of unemployed workers in Tompkins Square Park. [more]

15-01-1929 Birth of civil rights activist and labor movement supporter Martin Luther King, Jr [more]

17-01-1915 The song 'Solidarity Forever' by Ralph Chaplin is first sung, on a hunger march through Chicago organised by Lucy Parsons. [more]

23-01-1913 Joe Hill's song 'Mr. Block', extolling the virtues of industrial unionism, is first published in the IWW's newpaper. [more]

27-01-1850 Samuel Gompers, founder of the American Federation of Labor, is born. [more]

29-01-1834 Federal troops are used to break a strike for the first time in America, on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal [more]

31-01-1938 12,000 pecan shellers, most of them Hispanic women, strike for higher wages and civil rights in San Antonio, Texas. [more]