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Kentucky Gov Bevin still weighing options over KY Supreme Court ruling on university budget cuts 2016-09-27 [CN2]

National Voter Registration Day: Care About Your Community? Register to Vote! 2016-09-27 [AFL-CIO]

Wisconsin Federal judge denies union’s appeal to block right-to-work law 2016-09-27 [Daily Cardinal]

Volkswagen faces bumpy road in challenge to micro-union 2016-09-27 [Reuters]

Minnesota AFL-CIO delegates challenge NFL to support bakery workers 2016-09-27 [MN AFL-CIO]

WeWork agrees to revise its handbook after Labor Board investigation 2016-09-27 [NY Biz Jrnl]

The Largest Prison Strike in History Is Being Ignored By Major Media 2016-09-27 [WeAreChange]

Illinois Chicago Teachers Union authorizes strike 2016-09-27 [Chicago Tribune]

Illinois Chicago Teachers Vote to Authorize Strike 2016-09-27 [Time]

Self-driving trucks threaten one of America’s top blue-collar jobs 2016-09-26 [L.A. Times]

Tennessee Anti-union union falters at VW 2016-09-25 [Labor Notes]

Illinois The list of attacks on IL public employees is unprecedented 2016-09-25 [AFSCME]

Tennessee Business-Backed ‘Anti-Union Union’ Falters at Volkswagen 2016-09-25 [Labor Notes]

Hawaii Labor of Love Brings $62K in Improvements to Maui’s Wailuku Elementary 2016-09-25 [Maui Now]

New York Stardust Diner Family United Says 15 Employees Fired in Retaliation of Union Activity 2016-09-25 [Broadway World]

Texas Southwest Mechanics Challenge Airline Publically In Contract Dispute 2016-09-25 [CBS]

Texas Southwest Airlines flight attendants will vote on new contract in October 2016-09-25 [Dallas Morning News]

Minnesota Bloomington School District reaches agreement with teachers union 2016-09-25 [Star Tribune]

New York Healthcare workers picket at St. Mary’s in Bayside 2016-09-25 [Times Ledger]

Canadian GM workers to vote on 4-year labor deal today 2016-09-25 [Automotive News]

Massachusetts Taunton Green rally underscores union, hospital management discord 2016-09-25 [Taunton Daily Gazette]

Missouri Op-ed Submission: Why Wash. U. needs graduate workers to unionize 2016-09-25 [Student Life]

Connecticut Group of assistant attorneys general seek to quash union vote For more info 2016-09-24 [Journal Inquirer]

Massachusetts Newspaper finds workers underpaid at Northampton Asian restaurants 2016-09-24 [Washington Times]

New York State Extends Claims Period for Sept. 11 Rescue Workers 2016-09-24 [SHRM]

New Jersey Meadowlands Hospital violated nurse interns' labor rights, judge says 2016-09-24 [NJ Biz]

Washington Farmworkers Taste the Fruits of Victory 2016-09-24 [Labor Notes]

New Jersey Hospital ordered to pay millions in wages, benefits in union fight 2016-09-24 [NJ]

Minnesota Frank Boyd: Celebrated organizer in MN labor union, Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 2016-09-24 [Black Then]

Dakota Access Pipeline Exposes Rift In Organized Labor 2016-09-24 [Huffington Post]

Illinois Lake County Jail Workers Union Voice Concerns Over Long Hours, Safety 2016-09-24 [Progress IL]

New York Massive union rally planned before Hofstra presidential debate 2016-09-24 [LIBN]

Who’s the Boss? University administrations set the conditions of graduate employment, not professors 2016-09-24 [Jacobin]

Illinois Chicago Teachers Union tallies strike authorization votes 2016-09-24 [Chicago Tribune]

New Poll: Support for Trump Among Union Members Is Dropping Fast 2016-09-24 [AFL-CIO]

AFL-CIO: Sign the petition to support public option health care! 2016-09-24 [AFL-CIO]

New York The teaching profession is celebrated 2016-09-24 [Education International]

Wisconsin The Fight Against Austerity Started Here 2016-09-24 [The Nation]

New York Protesters Blocked Traffic at O’Brien Federal Office Building in Albany Demanding Government Suspend Contracting with Honeywell Aerospace 2016-09-24 [EIN News]

New York Nearly 14,000 Uber And Lyft Drivers Sign Union Cards In New York 2016-09-24 [BuzzFeed]

As Their Numbers Grow, Home Care Aides Are Stuck at $10.11 2016-09-24 [NYTimes]

UN High Level Summit on Large Movements of Migrants and Refugees 2016-09-23 [PSI]

Wisconsin 7th Circuit says WI town's prohibition on inflatable rats violated union's free speech rights 2016-09-23 [Cook Cty Record]

Worker Wins Update: Groundbreaking Contract Victories in Multiple Industries 2016-09-23 [AFL-CIO]

New York Nearly 14,000 Uber And Lyft Drivers Sign Union Cards In New York 2016-09-23 [Buzzfeed News]

Pennsylvania Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state colleges and universities to strike Oct. 19 2016-09-23 [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

Ohio Cleveland Teachers Union narrowly rejects contract 2016-09-23 [The Plain Dealer]

Union Victories! 2016-09-23 [Workers Independent News]

New York Major protest planned for Presidential debate by Fight For $15 2016-09-23 [Workers Independent News]

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This month in labour history

9-09-1890 Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America created at a convention in Topeka, Kansas. [more]

10-09-1897 Nineteen immigrant coalminers are shot in the back and killed by deputies in Lattimer, Pennsylvania. [more]

10-09-1897 Nineteen unarmed immigrant miners are shot dead by a sheriff's posse in Lattimer, Pennsylvania. [more]

16-09-2004 The Farm Labor Organizing Committee wins a collective agreement with Mt. Olive Pickle Company on farms in North Carolina after a five-year struggle. [more]

17-09-2011 Occupy Wall Street movement is launched with a march in New York City. [more]

22-09-2006 Domino's Pizza workers in Pensacola, Florida form the first union of pizza delivery drivers. [more]

23-09-1886 A coalition of Knights of Labor and trade unionists in Chicago launch the United Labor party, calling for an 8-hour day, government ownership of telegraph and telephone companies, and monetary and land reform. [more]

26-09-1903 The Old 97, a Southern Railway train officially known as the Fast Mail, derails near Danville, Va., killing engineer Joseph “Steve” Broady and ten other railroad and postal workers. Many believe Broady had been ordered to speed to make up for lost tim [more]

30-09-1962 Cesar Chavez, with Dolores Huerta, co-founds the National Farm Workers Association, which later was to become the United Farm Workers of America [more]