Minnesota Allina nurses settlement could embolden hospitals against nurses

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California The Defense of Berkeley Federation Of Teacher BFT Executive Board Member Yvette Felarca For more info 2016-10-26 [LVP]

Wage theft hotline established 2016-10-26 [Workers Independent News]

TPP leaves migrant workers without protections against labor violations 2016-10-26 [Workers Independent News]

TPP And Migrants: No Guarantee Of Labor Rights 2016-10-26 [WORT]

Pennsylvania Emergency talks underway to prevent SEPTA strike 2016-10-26 [ABC]

Ohio Greater Dayton RTA workers threaten strike 2016-10-26 [Dayton Daily News]

Ohio Striking Libbey union OKs contract; all unions will go back to work 2016-10-26 [The Blade]

Minnesota Pioneer Press union workers call for new ownership 2016-10-26 [FOX]

Massachusetts University to Give Thousands of Students’ Information to NLRB 2016-10-26 [Harvard Crimson]

Ohio Labor strife grows in Louisville: More school employees plan to strike 2016-10-26 [Canton Rep]

Idaho Federal judge upholds right-to-work law 2016-10-26 [Magic Valley]

California EA's Front Door Stormed By At Least 250 Protesters In Support of Video Game Voice Actors' Union 2016-10-26 [iTech Post]

District of Columbia Donald Trump plans to cut the ribbon on his D.C. hotel. Protesters will be there too 2016-10-26 [Wash Biz Jrnl]

Universities use subcontracting to distance themselves from their low-wage employees’ needs 2016-10-26 [Jacobin]

Massachusetts Harvard reaches tentative deal with striking dining workers 2016-10-26 [Boston Herald]

Massachusetts Havard University, cafeteria workers reach tentative agreement after three week strike 2016-10-26 [NY Times]

Building Bridges: The Racial Wealth Divide For more info 2016-10-26 [WBAI Radio]

Slavery persists through prison labor programs 2016-10-25 [Missourian]

California 'They Are Bullying Carriers' SF NALC 214 Stewards Speak Out At SF Labor Council For more info 2016-10-25 [LVP]

District of Columbia D.C. hotel workers union slams Sydell Group for refusing to hire local people, as required by law 2016-10-25 [Washington City Paper]

Massachusetts Struggling to serve at the nation's richest university 2016-10-25 [NYT]

Massachusetts Hundreds of Harvard Students Walk Out of Class as Dining Hall Workers' Strike Enters Third Week 2016-10-25 [Jezebel]

Massachusetts Harvard and Dining Workers Reach Tentative Agreement 2016-10-25 [Harvard Crimson]

New York Judge lets Farm Bureau step in to defend against farmworkers’ rights lawsuit 2016-10-25 [Albany Times Union]

SAG-AFTRA Union Goes on Strike Against 11 Video Game Companies 2016-10-25 [Anime News Netwk]

Pennsylvania Negotiations with SEPTA bus, trolley, subway workers stall as strike deadline nears 2016-10-25 [Philly]

Massachusetts Hundreds of Harvard students stage a walkout, occupy building to support striking dining hall workers 2016-10-25 [Wash Post]

Oregon Tentative Agreement Reached Between Lane Community College and Labor Union 2016-10-25 [KEZI]

AFL-CIO: Black women will elect the next president 2016-10-25 [Amsterdam News]

Vermont Details released in Burlington teachers contract 2016-10-25 [Burlington Free Press]

New York Teachers union leader backs up de Blasio despite leader of Transport Workers Union blasting the mayor 2016-10-25 [NYDaily News]

New York Big Labor Is Frustrated With NYC Mayor de Blasio 2016-10-25 [Daily Caller]

In 2016 Campaign, SEIU Seeks to Make its Mark 2016-10-25 [Am Prospect]

Massachusetts Struggling to Serve at the Nation’s Richest University 2016-10-24 [NYT]

Kentucky Jim Beam workers end strike 2016-10-24 [WHAS]

Illinois Nabisco outsourced jobs. Election 2016 2016-10-24 [You tube]

Minnesota Allina nurses settlement could embolden hospitals against nurses 2016-10-24 [MPR]

The Voice Actor Strike Is a Powder Keg for Video Game Industry Labor Issues 2016-10-24 [Motherboard]

District of Columbia nion protests Whole Foods in DC for firing worker 2016-10-24 [WUSA]

Washington Initiative subplot: Fight between union, conservative group 2016-10-24 [Bellingham Herald]

New York Labor leaders accuse Mayor de Blasio of betraying unions by choosing donors and progressive pals over working New Yorkers 2016-10-24 [NYDaily News]

Hundreds of US-based cabin crew face loss of welfare benefits as Cathay Pacific halts payments 2016-10-24 [The South China Morning Post]

Nevada Beating Trump is personal, not just political, for Nevada unions 2016-10-23 [SFChronicle]

Ohio Union workers reject latest offer from Libbey 2016-10-23 [NBC]

Massachusetts 1,000 People March in Support of HUDS Workers 2016-10-23 [Harvard Crimson]

Pennsylvania Labor leaders: Unions still carry clout in elections 2016-10-23 [Vindy]

Worker misclassification 2016-10-23 [Safety & Health]

Pennsylvania Faculty Members at State Universities in Pennsylvania End 3-Day Strike 2016-10-23 [NYTimes]

Illinois How Donald Trump's Agenda Hurts Real People: The Case of the Chicago Nabisco Workers Who Used to Make Oreos 2016-10-23 [AFL-CIO]

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This month in labour history

2-10-2007 Starbucks Workers Union baristas at an outlet in East Grand Rapids, Mich., organized by the Wobblies, win their grievances after the National Labor Relations Board cites the company for labor law violations, including threats against union activists. [more]

3-10-1932 The state militia is called in after 164 high school students in Kincaid, Ill., go on strike when the school board buys coal from the scab Peabody Coal Co. [more]

9-10-2003 Chicago sanitation workers end a nine-day strike, winning a 28% pay rise. [more]

9-10-1888 United Hebrew Trades founded in New York by socialist shirt-maker Morris Hillquit. [more]

10-10-1933 Four workers are killed by cotton growers during a strike in Pixley, California. [more]

11-10-1873 The Miners’ National Association is formed in Youngstown, Ohio, with the goal of uniting all miners, regardless of skill or ethnic background. [more]

13-10-1934 American Federation of Labor votes to boycott German good to protest Nazi policies. [more]

15-10-1914 President Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act, often referred to as "Labor’s Magna Carta,"establishing that unions are not conspiracies under the law. [more]

16-10-1859 John Brown leads anti-slavery raid on Harper's Ferry. [more]

17-10-1939 Labor activist Warren Billings is released from California's Folsom Prison. Along with Thomas J. Mooney, Billings had been pardoned for a 1916 conviction stemming from a bomb explosion during a San Francisco Preparedness Day parade. [more]

18-10-1927 IWW Colorado Mine strike; first time all coal fields are out. [more]

19-10-1980 The J.P. Stevens textile company is forced to sign its first union contract after a 17-year struggle in North Carolina and other southern states. [more]

20-10-1926 Eugene V. Debs, leading American Socialist and trade unionist, dies. [more]

21-10-1902 In the United States, a five-month strike by United Mine Workers ends. [more]

22-10-1887 John Reed, the author of Ten Days That Shook the World, is born. [more]

25-10-1949 Longshore workers in Hawaii win a strike for pay parity with their colleagues on the mainland. [more]

27-10-1951 The National Negro Labor Council is formed in Cincinnati to unite black workers in the struggle for full economic, political and social equality. [more]

30-10-1986 Ed Meese, attorney general in the Ronald Reagan administration, urges employers to begin spying on workers "in locker rooms, parking lots, shipping and mail room areas and even the nearby taverns" to try to catch them using drugs. [more]

31-10-1891 Tennessee sends in leased convict laborers to break a coal miners strike in Anderson County. The miners revolted, burned the stockades, and sent the captured convicts by train back to Knoxville [more]