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California Union Fights 'Teacher Jail' 2014-11-28 [Labor Notes]

Take Action Today--Stand With Walmart Workers! 2014-11-28 [AFL-CIO]

Indiana Mishawaka School Employees Lose Collective Bargaining Rights 2014-11-28 [IPM]

New York Construction Worker Dies After Roof Collapse at Staten Island Car Dealership 2014-11-28 [NYTimes]

Montana New report shows wage disparity in Montana for women, American Indians 2014-11-28 [Billings Gazette]

Connecticut Woodbury union files complaint over medical plan change 2014-11-28 [Republican American]

AFL-CIO Supports Black Friday Strikes Against Walmart 2014-11-28 [NPR]

The Fight for $15 Shakes Awake the U.S. Labor Movement 2014-11-28 [CounterPunch]

Why President Obama Needs To Reframe The Wage Debate 2014-11-28 [Social Europe Journal]

Fifteen Years After 'Battle Of Seattle,' Labor Groups Raise Concerns About New Trade Deals 2014-11-28 [KPLU]

Missouri Ferguson library receives flood of donations after Michael Brown unrest 2014-11-28 [Guardian]

Diane Ravitch comments on Black Friday protests at Walmart 2014-11-28 [Diane Ravitch]

Louisiana Baton Rouge area Walmart employees participate in national protest on Thanksgiving 2014-11-28 [Times-Picayune]

On Black Friday, Americans Confront the Walmart 1 Percent 2014-11-28 [Huffington Post]

California Facebook shuttle drivers vote to unionize in hopes of higher pay 2014-11-28 [KTVU]

Rhode Island Cranston City Council ratifies two labor contracts for School Department workers 2014-11-28 [Providence Journal]

Tennessee Dangers abound for children working in Southern tobacco fields 2014-11-28 [Lebanon Democrat]

Oregon Union walks off the job at Port of Portland. Is it a strike or lockout next? 2014-11-28 [Puget Sound Business Journal]

New Jersey Heartwarming Thanksgiving Story . . . Icahn: Taj Mahal ‘a bad investment for me’ 2014-11-27 [The Trentonian]

AFT Summit Focuses on Effective Pathways to Graduation, Real-World Job Skills, Economic Prosperity 2014-11-27 [AFL-CIO]

'Food Chains' Documents the Shameful Exploitation of Migrant Workers 2014-11-27 [AlterNet]

Jim Hightower--Some Low-Paid Workers Will Not Have a Happy Thanksgiving 2014-11-27 [AlterNet]

Workers and Families vs. Profits: Winners and Losers of the Week 2014-11-27 [AFL-CIO]

Connecticut Stonington bus drivers will hold vote on union 2014-11-27 [The Day]

Black Friday Strikes At Walmart, Over 1,600 Walmart Stores Protest, Will Walmart Give In? 2014-11-27 [Food World News]

NEW ENGLAND | Striking FairPoint workers get unemployment benefits in Vermont but not in Maine, NH 2014-11-27 [Bangor Daily News]

Oregon Union walks off the job at Port of Portland--Is a strike or lockout next? 2014-11-27 [Puget Sound Biz Journal]

Rhode Island Training Thru Placement Inc to give back wages to disabled workers 2014-11-27 [Times Union]

California Pasadena teachers finally have a substitutes’ union 2014-11-27 [Pasadena Star-News]

Applications for US jobless aid jump to 313,000 2014-11-27 [Times Union]

New York Labor, faith groups ask for minimum wage increase 2014-11-27 [Ithaca Journal]

NEW ENGLAND | Striking FairPoint Workers Aren't Giving Up 2014-11-27 [Seven Days]

California From Walmart to the Docks, LA Workers Strike 2014-11-27 [LA Cty Fed Labor]

Missouri UFCW Responds to Grand Jury Decision 2014-11-27 [UFCW]

Missouri CWA statement on Ferguson grand jury 2014-11-27 [CWA]

WEST COAST | Port slowdown continues as holiday period reduces activities further 2014-11-27 [News Tribune]

North Carolina Kids can't smoke tobacco, but pick it--Underage children are working NC fields 2014-11-27 [Charlotte Post]

California SEIU focuses on security guards at Apple 2014-11-27 [Miami Herald]

We should all be thankful for labor unions’ successes 2014-11-27 [Des Moines Register]

Oklahoma Tulsa First Grade Teachers Risk Their Jobs by Opting Out of Tests 2014-11-27 [Living in Dialogue]

OUR Walmart planning a huge strike on Black Friday, demands higher wages 2014-11-27 [Market Biz]

OUR Walmart Plans Strike of Walmart Stores on Black Friday 2014-11-27 [Time]

Make a Black Friday Call to Support Walmart Workers 2014-11-27 [AFL-CIO]

Walmart Workers Launch Black Friday Strike 2014-11-26 [Huffington Post]

District of Columbia In advance of union election, Capital Bikeshare worker fired for organizing 2014-11-26 [Washington Post]

USW statement on Grand Jury Verdict in Ferguson, Mo. 2014-11-26 [USW]

USW applauds International Trade Commission for continuing investigation of welded line pipe from Korea and Turkey 2014-11-26 [USW]

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision 2014-11-26 [eNews Park Forest]

California San Francisco passes first-in-nation limits on worker schedules 2014-11-26 [Politico]

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This month in labour history

1-11-1835 Philadelphia - first general strike in US history - for a 10 hour. [more]

1-11-1919 Some 400,000 soft coal miners strike for higher wages and shorter hours. [more]

2-11-1909 150 arrested in IWW free speech fight, Spokane, Washington [more]

2-11-1920 SPUSA and railway workers' union leader Eugene V. Debs receives nearly one million votes for Presidency of the United States. [more]

5-11-1885 Eugene V. Debs, leading figure in the railway workers unions, the IWW and the American Socialist Party, was born. [more]

9-11-1935 The Committee for Industrial Organization is formed, breaking away from the American Federation of Labor. [more]

10-11-1933 America's first Depression-era sit-down strike occurs at the Hormel food plant in Austin, Minnesota. [more]

12-11-1892 Workers in New Orleans win a 10 hour day and overtime pay, after a four-day general strike led by racially integrated unions [more]

18-11-1938 The Congress of Industrial Organisations elects John L. Lewis as its first president [more]

19-11-1915 Joe Hill, a Swedish-American organiser for the Industrial Workers of the World, is framed and executed for murder in Utah. [more]

26-11-1913 Wobblies Joe Ettor Arturo Giovannitti and Joseph Caruso acquitted for murdering picket Anna LoPizzo during the Lawrence textile [more]

27-11-1884 Anarchist A.R. Parsons addresses a Thanksgiving Day hunger march in Chicago. [more]

29-11-1980 Dorothy Day, suffragist, Christian anarchist, and founder of the Catholic Worker movement, dies today in New York City aged 83. [more]