South Carolina Sanders Wins State AFL-CIO Endorsement

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Indiana School policies blamed for teacher shortage 2015-08-31 [AFSCME]

California Rosie the Riveter Day in Richmond 2015-08-30 [KQED]

California LA teachers planning campaign to oppose school privatization / charter expansion 2015-08-30 [LA School Report]

South Carolina Sanders Wins State AFL-CIO Endorsement 2015-08-30 [NJToday]

California Workers’ rights group urges pay raises for Sonoma County in-home care workers 2015-08-30 [Press Democrat]

The United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America votes in favor of boycotting Israel, supporting Iran deal 2015-08-30 [Haaretz]

Major US Industrial Union Joins BDS Movement 2015-08-30 [Arutz Sheva]

Fight for $15: the strategist going to war to make McDonald's pay 2015-08-30 [Guardian]

Joe Biden meets with labor leader as he considers 2016 run 2015-08-30 [Suffield Times]

Owned by Union, Amalgamated Bank Gives Lift to the Left 2015-08-30 [NYTimes]

GOP Anti-Latino Rhetoric 'Hateful and Racist,' Says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka 2015-08-30 [Latin Post]

Pennsylvania USW sues ATI over insurance benefits for 95 workers 2015-08-30 [Trib Live]

A Ruling With a Bonus for Fast-Food Workers 2015-08-30 [NYTimes]

Enraging industry, labor board asserts its power under Obama 2015-08-30 [The Hill]

Local labor leaders want crackdown on employee misclassification 2015-08-30 [PilotOnline]

Pennsylvania Chester Upland educators ‘Walking the Walk’ 2015-08-29 [NEA]

California Hundreds of Val Verde teachers marched to support better teaching and learning conditions to benefit their students 2015-08-29 [CTA]

California Rosie the Riveter remembered 1000+ times 2015-08-29 [KQED]

Oregon City Concessions Allow Employees to Avert Strike 2015-08-29 [AFSCME]

Wisconsin State AFSCME Wins Raise for Milwaukee County Workers 2015-08-29 [AFSCME]

Texas Amarillo Nuclear Workers at DOE Amarillo Plant Vote to Strike 2015-08-29 [Metal Trades Dept / AFL-CIO]

Postal Union Continues Effort to Stop Staples, Office Depot Merger 2015-08-29 [24/7 Wall St]

Executive council of FedEx pilot union votes in favor of labor contract 2015-08-29 [Reuters]

New Jersey Unions can't beam words onto walls of casinos owned by billionaire Carl Icahn 2015-08-29 [Philly]

Unions Plot Major Push After Landmark Labor Ruling 2015-08-29 [Huffington Post]

NLRB ruling on third-party employers could be a game changer for unions 2015-08-29 [LATimes]

Ohio Local steel workers rally in Lorain 2015-08-29 [Morning Journal]

Tennessee 1,100 union workers to strike at nuclear weapons plant 2015-08-29 [Knoxville News Sentinel]

How freelancers are fighting for their labor rights 2015-08-29 [Fast Company]

Vermont Supervisory union-wide contract for teachers ratified 2015-08-29 [Times Argus]

Alaska State AFL-CIO supports PFD voter registration initiative 2015-08-29 [ADN]

Illinois Will Rahm Emanuel Pull the Plug on Dyett Hunger Strikers? 2015-08-29 [Diane Ravitch]

Washington Pasco, Prosser teachers move closer to strike 2015-08-29 [Tri-City Herald]

Fast food workers and unions get a big legal boost 2015-08-29 [Stronger Unions]

Unions set sights on e-commerce and manufacturing firms after NLRB ruling 2015-08-29 [Fiscal Times]

NLRB Ruling Redefining 'Employer' Could Have Big Impact If It Stands 2015-08-29 [NBC]

NLRB gives labor a major win in subcontractor case 2015-08-29 [LATimes]

Georgia Time to Stop ALEC’s War on Public Schools and Teachers 2015-08-29 [Diane Ravitch]

NLRB Edition: What’s next for joint employer? — Board rules on dues checkoff, successorship and drug tests 2015-08-29 [Politico]

Ruling could ease way for unions at fast-food chains 2015-08-29 [Newsday]

Wisconsin Green Bay to state Supreme Court: Take union case 2015-08-29 [Green Bay Press Gazette]

Maine NLRB Ruling Sparks Concern, Praise 2015-08-29 [MPBN]

NLRB ruling could shake up healthcare staffing industry 2015-08-29 [Modern Healthcare]

California Union files grievances against supermarket chains 2015-08-29 [Simi Valley Acorn]

NLRB ruling could shake up franchise, temporary staffing industries 2015-08-29 [CSM]

Businesses outraged by ruling to help fast-food unions 2015-08-29 [WMUR]

New York Union election ordered at Techical Career Institutes 2015-08-29 [Politico NY]

FedEx pilot union's executive council votes in favor of labor contract 2015-08-29 [Reuters]

Thousands of Steelworkers to rally at ArcelorMittal for fair contracts 2015-08-28 [USW]

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This month in labour history

3-08-1981 The PATCO strike begins, effectively shutting down air travel in the US. 2 days later President Reagan fired 11,000 air traffic controllers and broke the union. [more]

4-08-1997 185,000 members of the Teamsters begin a successful 15-day strike at UPS. [more]

5-08-1981 Ronald Reagan fired 11,000 airtraffic controllers for striking and breaks PATCO, their union. [more]

7-08-1890 Birth of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, IWW organiser and founder of the ACLU. [more]

7-08-1919 Actors Equity becomes a recognised union after stagehands honour actors' picket lines. [more]

10-08-1935 Transport workers in New York descend on a courthouse with money from their own pockets to bail out Mike Quill, their president, arrested after attending a picket line. [more]

17-08-1918 95 members of the IWW were jailed for resistance to the First World War. [more]

25-08-1950 President Truman ordered the federal government to seize control of the railroads in order to prevent a planned strike by 1.7m union members. [more]

25-08-1925 The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, led by A. Phillip Randolph, is founded. [more]

29-08-1921 West Virginia miners marching to free their imprisoned comrades face state forces and private detectives in the five-day "Battle of Blair Mountain." [more]