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Verizon, Union Agree Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike 2016-05-31 [VOA]

Tens of thousands of striking Verizon workers may finally go back to work 2016-05-31 [Quartz]

NORTHEAST: Verizon union workers prevail; jobs, retail contracts gained stateside 2016-05-31 [Examiner]

New York Verizon workers go back to jobs on Wednesday 2016-05-31 [The Blade]

Connecticut Labor Doubles Down With Plan to Protest Democrats’ Progress Dinner 2016-05-31 [CT News Junkie]

Ohio AFL-CIO unleashes attack on Donald Trump 2016-05-31 [Cleveland]

Verizon union workers to return 2016-05-31 [WGRZ]

Ohio National boycott takes center stage at Wendy’s annual shareholder meeting 2016-05-31 [CIW]

Trade animates liberal opposition to DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz 2016-05-31 [Wash Post]

California Latino activists reject union support for Hillary, rally for Bernie Sanders 2016-05-31 [Breitbart]

Opinions A new campaign to hold Wall Street accountable emerges For more info 2016-05-31 [Wash Post]

The Occupy movement has grown up — and looks to inflict real pain on big banks For more info 2016-05-31 [Wash Post]

Massachusetts Final Bargaining Update 2016-05-31 [IBEW 2222]

Give workers much-needed relief: Paid sick time 2016-05-31 [Chicago Sun-Times]

Workers’ safety in slaughterhouses 2016-05-31 [Pulse Headlines]

Wal-mart workers in Shenzhen finally get the official trade union on their side 2016-05-31 [China Labour Bulletin]

Minnesota Workers, veterans remembered at Memorial Day events 2016-05-31 [MPR]

IndustriALL’s global leaders call on Volkswagen to get in line 2016-05-30 [IndustriALL]

Big Gains for Striking Verizon Workers in New Agreement 2016-05-30 [CWA]

New documentary sheds light on temp workers killed on the job 2016-05-30 [The Star]

Striking Verizon Workers to Return Wednesday; Deal Inked 2016-05-30 [AP]

Festival for Cork native known as the ‘most dangerous woman in America' 2016-05-30 [Irish Examiner]

Pres, IN AFL-CIO: Wall Street deserves this anger from voters 2016-05-30 [IndyStar]

Verizon Strike 2016 Update: A Deal Has Finally Been Struck; Victory For Union Workers At Hand? 2016-05-30 [Jobs&Hire]

Connecticut AFL-CIO issues call to action For more info 2016-05-29 [Fox 61 News]

Florida Teachers cite unfair labor charge in School Board's actions 2016-05-29 [News-Jrnl]

New Jersey NJ AFL-CIO Announces First Completely Paperless Labor Walk 2016-05-29 [AFL-CIO]

Pennsylvania Pittsburgh police union leader: Another grievance possible over Beyonce concert 2016-05-29 [Trib Live]

Illinois House GOP urges Rauner, AFSCME to return to bargaining table 2016-05-29 [Reboot IL]

Verizon reaches deal with 36,000 striking workers 2016-05-28 [CNN]

New York Tentative settlement reached in Verizon labor dispute: Tentative deal for contract would bring 36,000 nationally, 800 in Capital Region back to work 2016-05-28 [Albany Times Union]

Verizon worker: You can fight for good middle class jobs in America 2016-05-28 [WCYB]

Wisconsin With UW-Eau Claire vote, faculty at majority of UW campuses voice disappointment in leaders 2016-05-28 [Cap Times]

Louisiana Teachers and aides approve union at International High School 2016-05-28 [Lens]

Pact ends Verizon’s U.S. strike: Both sides praise deal 2016-05-28 [Boston Herald]

NNY Verizon workers react to strike-ending deal 2016-05-28 [Watertown Daily Times]

Verizon and Unions Reach an Agreement That May End Strike 2016-05-28 [NYTimes]

Verizon, striking unions reach tentative deal 2016-05-28 [Boston Globe]

Verizon reaches deal with unions for 4-year contract 2016-05-28 [LATimes]

Long-Term Organizing Bears Fruit for Grocery Local 2016-05-28 [Labor Notes]

IRS Hiring Additional Agents, Providing Additional Resources for Misclassification Enforcement 2016-05-28 [TX GOP Vote]

New York Tell CUNY chancellor that faculty need a teaching load reduction 2016-05-28 [PSC-CUNY]

Striking Verizon Workers Win Big Gains--Union to take down pickets; Co. agrees to add good union jobs on East Coast; 1st contract for retail wireless workers; improves workers overall standard of living 2016-05-28 [CWA]

Labor Secretary: Tentative deal reached to end Verizon strike 2016-05-27 [CBS]

CWA, IBEW and Verizon reach tentative deal, ending five-week strike for 43,000 workers 2016-05-27 [NY Times]

Donate to the Verizon Striking Families Solidarity Fund 2016-05-27 [CWA]

Pennsylvania Union resumes picketing against Lutron 2016-05-27 [Morning Call]

New York Local labor activists will rally outside Cornell trustee meeting 2016-05-27 [14850]

Delaware Judge threatens Verizon protesters with contempt order 2016-05-27 [DE Online]

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This month in labour history

4-05-1886 A bomb is thrown during a demonstration against police violence in Haymarket Square, Chicago. The ensuing police riot and trials of anarchists, known as the Haymarket affair, eventually give birth to May Day as international workers' day. [more]

5-05-1886 Nine striking workers are shot dead by the National Guard at the Rolling Mills Steel Factory in Bay View, Milwaukee [more]

6-05-1935 The Works Progress Administration is established by executive order - it will provide work for millions of Americans. [more]

6-05-1937 Four hundred tobacco workers, earning just $3 per week, stage a walkout in Richmond, Virginia [more]

8-05-1926 A. Philip Randolph founds the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. [more]

9-05-1913 The garment workers strike at Cohoes could become an international incident after it emerges that Italian migrant workers are being forced to break the strike. [more]

11-05-1894 Three thousands Pullman railroad workers in Chicago begin a wildcat strike. [more]

12-05-1902 John Mitchell of the UMWA cals for a national strike, beginning the Anthracite Coal Strike which will last five months. [more]

13-05-1893 Western Federation of Miners formed in Butte, Montana. [more]

13-05-1980 Douglas Fraser of the UAW becomes the first union representative on the board a major US corporation after Chystler's stockholders vote him on. [more]

19-05-1920 A gun battle between the people of Matewan and Baldwin Felts detectives leaves ten people dead. [more]

22-05-1942 In Cleveland the Steelworkers Organizing Committee voted to become a union: the United Steelworkers of America [more]

25-05-1946 President Truman comes within three minutes of drafting the nation's railroad workers into the army to suppress a proposed strike, but the union leaders and employers settle just before the presiden't ultimatum comes into effect. [more]

26-05-1937 UAW organisers are attacked and beaten by Ford security men in Dearborn, Michigan, in an incident which greatly increases support for the union. [more]

28-05-1946 Workers in Rochester, New York, stage a successful one day general strike for the right to form unions. [more]

29-05-1990 The Justice for Janitors strike of ISS cleaners in Los Angeles begins. [more]

30-05-1937 Ten workers are shot dead by Chicago police during a strike at the Republic Steel Mill. [more]

31-05-1921 The Sacco and Vanzetti trial begins in Dedham, Massachusetts. [more]