Trump’s inroads in union ranks have labor leaders scrambling

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Port Townsend Paper mill, union working under new contract 2017-02-21 [Peninsula Daily News]

More than 100 workers sacked following pro-immigration protest 2017-02-21 [BBC]

NEA President sends a letter to Sec. DeVos 2017-02-21 [KRWG]

Not My President 2017-02-21 [WIN]

Iowa AFSCME lawsuit challenges collective bargaining law 2017-02-21 [Sioux City Jrnl]

New York Media ignore effects AND causes of construction fatalities 2017-02-21 [Canton Daily Ledger]

Trump’s inroads in union ranks have labor leaders scrambling 2017-02-21 [Seatlle Times]

Washington Noel Canning workers go on strike Monday night 2017-02-21 [Yakima Herald]

A General Strike Against Trump? Here’s a Dark History Lesson 2017-02-21 [Daily Beast]

Connecticut Gov Malloy proposes layoffs or benefit cuts to balance budget 2017-02-21 [Yale News]

How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp? 2017-02-21 [Pro Football]

New York Sanctuary restaurants vow to protect undocumented workers 2017-02-21 [Jim Bohannon]

Sanctuary restaurants vow to protect undocumented workers 2017-02-21 [CNN]

Minnesota Minneapolis Bakery Workers Call Out Super Bowl Hypocrisy with Taste of Justice 2017-02-21 [Labor Notes]

GM’s U.K. Workers Could Regret Voting for Brexit 2017-02-21 [Fortune]

Instacart is playing games with its workers’ pay — and will eventually suffer for it 2017-02-21 [Recode]

Pennsylvania Business Owners Defend Decision To Fire Workers Who Skipped Work On A Day Without Immigrants 2017-02-21 [CBS]

Louisiana Director of Workers’ Comp Admin Outlines Plan to Fight Payroll Fraud 2017-02-21 [Construction Citizen]

We Stopped Andrew Puzder from Becoming the Next Labor Secretary 2017-02-21 [Jobs With Justice]

UNI stands in solidarity with Santander workers in United States 2017-02-21 [uniglobalunion.org]

Cork-US flights finally cleared for take-off 2017-02-20 [Irish Examiner]

Silicon Valley and big labor look to fight it out at Tesla’s Fremont plant 2017-02-20 [San Francisco Examiner]

Unions fear more states will approve right-to-work laws as similar bill comes to Congress 2017-02-20 [Daily News]

Disney puppeteers cry foul over show closure 2017-02-20 [AJC]

Michigan 5th grade charter school teacher Mika Yamamoto, fired from Michigan’s Renaissance Public School Academy, where she was the only teacher of color, claims she was told by her principal, “The community is not ready for your voice. 2017-02-20 [I can't escape this blog]

Decline of Unions Under Right-to-Work Laws Levels Playing Field for Trump 2017-02-20 [Daily Signal]

California Musk faces union efforts at Tesla 2017-02-20 [Virgin Islands Daily News]

Iowa Labor unions prepare for impact 2017-02-20 [Globe Gazette]

Florida Workers say Boca contractor fired them after immigration protest 2017-02-20 [My Palm Beach Post]

Barry Finger: The Rust Belt in Revolt 2017-02-20 [New Politics]

EPA union president sounds alarm on dire threats at agency 2017-02-20 [Catholic Labor Network]

Oregon Panel: Unions must be part of public pension resolution 2017-02-19 [Pamplin Media]

New Hampshire Right to Work: Finger pointing follows bill's defeat 2017-02-19 [NH Union Leader]

Idaho It’s past time women got equal pay 2017-02-19 [ID Statesman]

This week in the war on workers: Iowa Republicans go all Scott Walker on public workers 2017-02-19 [Daily Kos]

Tennessee Workers fired after participating in *A Day Without Immigrants* strike 2017-02-19 [NBC]

Colorado Local workers fired after not going to work on *A Day Without Immigrants* 2017-02-19 [FOX]

Treatment gaps persist between low- and high-income workers, even with insurance 2017-02-19 [PBS]

Bill Gates Says Robots Should Be Taxed Like Workers 2017-02-19 [Fortune]

Union Members Defend Working People Targeted by Trump’s Aggressive Immigration Raids 2017-02-19 [AFL-CIO]

What’s Happening to Your Health Care: 3 Things to Know Right Now 2017-02-19 [AFL-CIO]

The Battle Continues to Protect the Sacred Right to Vote 2017-02-19 [AFL-CIO]

The Working People Weekly List 2017-02-19 [AFL-CIO]

Boeing came to South Carolina in part because of the state's minuscule union presence 2017-02-18 [Aerotech News]

New York Taxi cab drivers voice objections to Uber, Lyft in upstate NY 2017-02-18 [WHAM]

Iowa Leaders of teachers union, taxpayers clash on collective bargaining changes 2017-02-18 [Gazette]

New Hampshire Is Right to Work really dead in NH for 2 years in the State House? 2017-02-18 [NH1]

South Carolina After failed union vote, Boeing hails Trump visit to plant 2017-02-18 [Bluffton Today]

Pennsylvania GeisingerCMC nurses claim understaffing 2017-02-18 [Citizens' Voice]

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This month in labour history

4-02-1869 IWW and SPUSA leader Big Bill Haywood is born in Salt Lake City, Utah. [more]

4-02-1919 The General Strike Committee meets in Seattle, and makes preparations for an all-out labour stoppage [more]

5-02-1913 17-year-old Ida Braiman is shot dead by a contractor during the garment workers' strike in Rochester, NY. [more]

6-02-1919 A total of 60,000 of Seattle's population of 315,000 join the general strike on its first day [more]

11-02-1937 The 6 week-long sit-down strike at General Motors in Flint Michigan ends as GM agrees to recognize the UAW. [more]

12-02-1968 Sanitation workers in Memphis begin a strike for recognition. During this strike Martin Luther King Jr is murdered [more]

14-02-1818 Frederick Douglass is born into slavery in Maryland. He will go on to become a titanic figure in the struggle against slavery, and in favour of universal suffrage and women's rights. [more]

19-02-1986 The Farm Labourers Organizing Committee wins recognition at Campbell's Soup farms after years of struggle [more]

27-02-1939 Supreme Court rules that sit-down strikes violate property owners' rights and are therefore illegal. [more]