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Donald Trump is bullying unions. He picked the wrong fight 2016-12-10 [Guardian]

Faux-Populist Trump Wages All-Out War on American Workers 2016-12-09 [Common Dreams]

Trump’s Punch-Down Strategy Endangers Local Union Leader 2016-12-09 [Huffington Post]

Twitter Fingers Headed for the White House 2016-12-09 [NY Times]

Call Out the Lies: SEIU Head Defends Union Leader Who Challenged Trump on False Carrier Job Claims 2016-12-09 [Democracy Now]

PATCO 1st National President passed away For more info 2016-12-09 [PATCO]

Virginia Contract workers at National, Dulles airports vote to strike 2016-12-09 [Washington Post]

Trump era confronts organized labor with gravest crisis in decades 2016-12-09 [Washington Post]

President-elect Donald Trump is in position to impede the labor movement 2016-12-09 [Crain's Cleveland Business]

Trump's Twitter attack on union leader causes widespread cyberbullying 2016-12-09 [NY Times]

Massachusetts T drivers suing for bus money 2016-12-09 [Boston Herald]

Donald Trump Just Contradicted Everything Republicans Have Said About The Economy For 8 Years 2016-12-09 [Huffington Post]

Private university graduate students begin unionization vote 2016-12-09 [Seattle Times]

Vermont Support staff at UVM Medical Ctr seek to unionize 2016-12-09 [VT Digger]

Breitbart rips Trump's labor pick 2016-12-09 [Politico]

Bernie Sanders congratulates local union President Chuck Jones for becoming the most famous labor leader in America 2016-12-09 [CBS]

Indiana Steelworkers stand behind union president in Trump spat 2016-12-09 [WTHR]

Pause on Overtime Overhaul Leaves Employers, Workers in Limbo 2016-12-09 [WNYC]

The State of American Jobs in the Age of Amazon 2016-12-09 [WNYC]

Rexnord Workers Worry Trump’s Feud With Union President Could Cost Jobs 2016-12-09 [Huffington Post]

Approval of Norwegian Air Permit a Betrayal of US Aviation Workers 2016-12-09 [AFL-CIO]

Trump Labor Sec Has Record Defined by Fighting Against Working People 2016-12-09 [AFL CIO]

Trump’s Labor Pick, Andrew Puzder, Is Critic of Minimum Wage Increases 2016-12-09 [NY Times]

Chuck Jones is a Better President than Donald Trump will ever be 2016-12-09 [The Nation]

UFCW statement on Amazon Go 2016-12-09 [UFCW]

SEIU’s Henry: Trump grossly out of touch with what working America needs, Labor nominee Puzder dead wrong for America's working families 2016-12-09 [SEIU]

District of Columbia Students seize office of Georgetown University president in Nike labor protest 2016-12-09 [Georgetown Voice]

This Is What Happens When Trump Attacks You on Twitter 2016-12-09 [attn ]

Trump Meets His Match in Chuck Jones? 2016-12-09 [Indiana Talks]

Chuck Jones: Threats spurred by Trump's tweets 'don't faze me' 2016-12-09 [Washington Post]

This is what happens when Donald Trump attacks a private citizen on Twitter 2016-12-09 [Chicago Tribune]

Union President Chuck Jones: Trump's Insults 'Don't Faze Me' 2016-12-09 [NBC]

AFL-CIO Endorses Keith Ellison to Lead DNC 2016-12-09 [AFL CIO]

Trade tariff victory for USW paper workers 2016-12-09 [IndustriALL]

James Hoffa tells global union leaders: “Trade can’t be free if it’s not fair” 2016-12-09 [ITF Global Union]

Trump set to fill labor portfolio with fast-food exec who opposes unions, base pay hikes, Obamacare 2016-12-09 [Japan Times]

Oregon Opening Shot in Battle Against Extreme CEO Pay 2016-12-09 [Common Dreams]

Andrew Puzder criticized as cruel and baffling choice for labor secretary 2016-12-09 [Guardian]

This Artist-Designed App Helps Day Laborers Fight Wage Theft 2016-12-09 [Artsy ]

Andy Puzder Record Defined by Fighting Against Working People 2016-12-09 [AFL-CIO]

The story behind Trump's tweet attack on Chuck Jones of the United Steelworkers 2016-12-09 [LA Times]

Donald Trump feuds with Carrier union head Chuck Jones 2016-12-09 [Washington Times]

Working Familes Respond #ImWithChuck After Trump Attacks USW Leader 2016-12-09 [AFL-CIO]

Working People Unite and say #ImWithChuck 2016-12-09 [AFL-CIO]

Indiana USW 1999: Trump 'Lied His Ass Off' - Carrier Sends 550 Jobs To Mexico, Gets $7M 2016-12-08 [Workers Independent News]

Republicans Use Worker Votes For More Attacks On Workers 2016-12-08 [Workers Independent News]

Head of federal workers union once criticized Trump, but now is quiet 2016-12-08 [Washington Post]

Indiana Donald Trump just insulted a union leader on Twitter. Then the phone started to ring. 2016-12-08 [Washington Post]

Amazon Grocery will eliminate tens of thousands of jobs across globe 2016-12-08 [Forbes]

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This month in labour history

1-12-1955 Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus, sparking the Montgomery bus boycott. [more]

5-12-1955 The two main union federations in the USA merge to form the AFL-CIO, electing George Meany as president, [more]

6-12-1907 The worst mining disaster in American history occurs when an explosion in a Monongah mine in West Virginia kills 361 miners. [more]

8-12-1886 The American Federation of Labor (AFL) is founded by 26 craft unions. Samuel Gompers is elected president. [more]

13-12-1924 Samuel Gompers, founder of the American Federation of Labor, dies. [more]

14-12-1995 Boeing machinists in the US win a pay rise and an imporved health plan after a 69 day strike. [more]

19-12-1907 A group of 239 coal miners die during a mine explosion in Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania. [more]

21-12-1916 Emma Tenayuca, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

21-12-1919 Emma Goldman is deported to Russia as part of a post-war crackdown on union and left-wing activists. [more]

23-12-1908 AFL officers are found in contempt of court for urging a labor boycott of Buck's Stove and Range Co. in St Louis. [more]

24-12-1913 The Italian Hall Disaster in Calumet, Michigan, results in the death of 73 Christmas party goers held by striking miners. [more]

24-12-1913 Seventy three striking miners and their families die in a stampede at the Italian Hall in Calumet, Michigan, after an unknown man enters shouting 'Fire!' [more]

26-12-1877 First national convention of the Socialist Labor Party, the first Marxist party founded in the USA. [more]

30-12-1936 The United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike. [more]

30-12-1936 The most famous of the Depression-era "sit down" strikes in the US begins at GM's Fisher Body plant in Flint, Michigan. [more]

31-12-1969 Rank-and-file UMWA activist Jock Yablonski is murdered along with his family by hitmen acting on the orders of union president. [more]