Massachusetts Hyatt Hotels Corp. agrees to pay $1 million to 98 Boston-area housekeepers fired five years ago and replaced by lower-paid, outsourced workers.

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Connecticut Fusion Paperboard workers to get federal aid For more info 2014-09-30 [The Day]

Connecticut State's largest teachers union endorses Malloy For more info 2014-09-30 [Courant]

Massachusetts Hyatt Hotels Corp. agrees to pay $1 million to 98 Boston-area housekeepers fired five years ago and replaced by lower-paid, outsourced workers. 2014-09-30 [Boston Globe]

New York Monofrax Union Workers Go On Strike 2014-09-30 [TWC]

California Los Angeles Hotel Workers Win $15.37 Living Wage 2014-09-30 [AFL-CIO]

Pennsylvania Emmaus loses latest round on firefighter unionization 2014-09-30 [MCall]

Worker Groups Alarmed White House May Delay New Minimum Wage, Overtime Rule 2014-09-30 [Huffington Post]

Connecticut Labor Ruling: Union Steward Deserves Job Back at Ambulance Company 2014-09-30 [Courant]

Fast-food workers’ demand for living wage sparks national campaign against low pay 2014-09-30 [Irish Times]

California Mediator helps city, union come to an agreement 2014-09-30 [The Reporter]

California San Francisco court workers vote to strike 2014-09-30 [KVTU]

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka in Support of Hong Kong Demonstrations 2014-09-30 [AFL-CIO]

Connecticut State Rep. Mike Demicco endorsed by American Federation of Teachers, Connecticut Education Association For more info 2014-09-29 [Patch]

Labor Rights for Home Care Workers 2014-09-29 [NYTimes]

Illinois Sauk Village now caught up on all union negotiations 2014-09-29 [NWI]

Illinois Trades unions excited for possible boost 2014-09-29 [News-Gazette]

Adjuncts are unionizing across the country 2014-09-29 [AFSCME]

The Fight for $15 is a Fight for Our Future 2014-09-29 [SEIU]

California AFSCME Partners with Thurgood Marshall College Fund 2014-09-29 [AFSCME]

Are You Ready for Election Day? 2014-09-29 [AFSCME]

Ohio Heroic Bus Driver Dies Saving Student 2014-09-29 [AFSCME]

Google Drops Lying ALEC 2014-09-29 [AFSCME]

Florida Miami-Dade Library Employees Win Funding, Beat Mayor 2014-09-29 [AFSCME]

District of Columbia Locked Out USW Nuke Energy Workers Take Dispute to Honeywell Corp 2014-09-29 [USW]

Ohio For USW Member, Lessons from the Picket Line - and Help from Union Plus 2014-09-29 [USW]

Call Walmart Now and Tell the Company Women Shouldn’t Be Fired Just for Being Pregnant 2014-09-29 [UFCW]

Indiana Auto Workers Ratify Deal with Lear, Eliminating Two-Tier Pay System 2014-09-29 [UAW]

Michigan Terry Lynn Land opposed helping Michigan autoworkers when they needed it most 2014-09-29 [UAW]

California Still Without a Contract, Golden Gate Ferry Captains Hold One-Day Strike 2014-09-29 [AFL-CIO]

Kentucky State AFL-CIO Launches Young Workers Effort 2014-09-29 [AFL-CIO]

For Oil and Gas Companies, Rigging Seems to Involve Wage Theft, Too 2014-09-29 [TruthOut]

Oklahoma After Heated Meeting, Spirit AeroSystems Vote Down Contract 2014-09-29 [News on 6]

California Ag labor issues undergo revision 2014-09-29 [Visalia Times-Delta]

Vermont U of Vt workers file for union vote 2014-09-29 [WCAX]

Minnesota Faculty union effort at U Minn meets skepticism 2014-09-29 [MN Daily]

California Jerry Brown vetoes farm labor bill 2014-09-29 [Sacramento Bee]

Hard-won worker rights under attack by revisionists 2014-09-29 [Bucks Cty Courier Times]

Tennessee UAW gains allies in bid to organize VW 2014-09-29 [Daily Herald]

Unions--Need them now more than ever 2014-09-29 [Roanoke Times]

A Response to Marc Tucker: Can We Win the Struggle For Democracy When Big Money Writes Public Education Policy? For more info 2014-09-29 [Living in Dialogue]

New York Teacher Ratings Seem Nonsensical 2014-09-29 [Diane Ravitch]

Ohio Reynoldsburg teachers: Respect missing in talks 2014-09-28 [Columbus Dispatch]

Manufactured Emergency: The Neoliberal Assault on Michigan For more info 2014-09-28 [Eclecta Blog]

Five years after recession, middle class still pinched 2014-09-28 [Times Union]

New York Albany convention center, unions strike deal 2014-09-28 [Times Union]

Washington Senator Patty Murray pushes for apprenticeships 2014-09-28 [UB]

California Union push defines Santa Cruz school board race 2014-09-28 [Santa Cruz Sentinel]

Idaho Firefighters receive bump in pay with new labor agreement 2014-09-28 [Press-Tribune]

Lies My Corporate Ed Reformers Told Me--The Truth About Teacher Tenure and the Civil Rights Movement 2014-09-28 [Huffington Post]

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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]