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Sign here! Ask the United Nations to stop the inhuman treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border 2019-06-17 [AFT]

Firefighters battle occupational cancer 2019-06-17 [CBS]

What If We Extend Employee Benefits To All Workers? 2019-06-17 [Forbes]

Older Workers, Looking for a Job, Finding Bias 2019-06-17 [NYTimes]

SAG-AFTRA Prepping for Film-TV Contract Negotiations 2019-06-16 [Variety]

4 in 10 Workers Share This Depressing Retirement Outlook 2019-06-16 [Motley Fool]

Walmart’s cynical altruism on minimum wage 2019-06-15 [OCRegister]

Uber and Lyft are trying to make an end-run around unionization 2019-06-15 [Business Insider]

Meet America’s Most Powerful Cannabis Union 2019-06-15 [Rolling Stone]

Just in time for summer travel: Airline food workers to vote on strike threat 2019-06-15 [CBS]

Construction: ‘It’s Time to Start Designing Women In’ 2019-06-14 [Construction Equipment]

Strippers Are Turning To Old-School Union Tactics To Fight For Fair Wages 2019-06-13 [Huffington Post]

Whistleblower rights could be at risk under new Trump labor board 2019-06-12 [CNN]

Democratic presidential candidates to join striking workers in early nominating states 2019-06-12 [NBC]

Sign here! Trump Administration wants to take money away from working families! 2019-06-12 [SEIU]

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management 2019-06-12 [The Guardian]

Airline catering workers prepare for mass strike action 2019-06-12 [IUF]

USDA division votes to unionize as employees protest planned relocation 2019-06-12 [Washington Post]

Rebecca Traister: ‘Consider What the Most Powerful Least Want You to Do, and then Do That’ 2019-06-11 [Observer]

Target is expanding parental leave, including for hourly and part-time workers 2019-06-11 [Quartz]

Retail workers around the country are fighting back, taking creative actions and pushing legislators and pension funds to act 2019-06-11 [Common Dreams]

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs 2019-06-11 [USAToday]

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike 2019-06-10 [NYTimes]

The Marriott Strike Helped Grow The Largest Hotel Workers Union 2019-06-11 [Huffington Post]

The Marriott Strike Helped Grow The Largest Hotel Workers Union 2019-06-11 [Huff Post]

Underpaid Adjunct Professors Sleep in Cars and Rely on Public Aid For more info 2019-06-11 [TruthOut]

Workers Are Standing Up for Their Rights. A New Law Would Back Them Up: PRO For more info 2019-06-10 [Workday MN]

Over 20,000 airline catering workers serving American, United, Delta and other carriers across the US are standing up to say that one job should be enough For more info 2019-06-10 [Airport Strike Alert]

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike 2019-06-10 [NYTimes]

Pentagon opens negotiations with unions after unfair labor practice complaint 2019-06-10 [Fed News Network]

A Historic Breakthrough for Sex Workers’ Rights 2019-06-10 [TNR]

Cuts to education for children in federal custody at the border 2019-06-10 [Education International]

Unionbusters 101 For more info 2019-06-10 [Jobs with Justice]

Christopher Thompson Closing the Deal: Employee-owned companies have an advantage 2019-06-09 [NH Union Leader]

Fewer than 1 percent of U.S. farmworkers belong to a union. Here’s why 2019-06-09 [Salon]

Mercedes Schneider: Who Advises Elizabeth Warren on Education? 2019-06-09 [Diane Ravitch]

Biden’s Real Union and Labor Track Record For more info 2019-06-09 [The Real News]

Growing number of Latinos broaden labor's mission, political power 2019-06-09 [NBC]

Bernie Sanders: Restrict charter schools, rescind Trump tax cut, boost public school budgets 2019-06-08 [Mercury News]

Pentagon Orders Delay in IT Employee Transfers Following Union Protest For more info 2019-06-08 [NextGov]

Vox Union Reaches Accord With Publisher a Day After Walkout 2019-06-08 [Bloomberg]

New Evidence of Age Bias in Hiring, and a Push to Fight It 2019-06-08 [NYTimes]

SEIU and Assn of Flt Attendants support Green New Deal 2019-06-08 [Huff Post]

Vox Media's union wants the 'best contract in digital media.' If it wins, it would be good for everyone 2019-06-08 [Wash Post]

SEIU endorses Green New Deal 2019-06-08 [The Hill]

How LGBTQ Union Activists Transformed the Labor Movement 2019-06-08 [Teen Vogue]

This is how the Trump NLRB is targeting unions 2019-06-07 [Local802afm]

Trump NLRB Rules That Union Represented Employees Are Not Entitled to Midterm Bargaining Over Same Paid Holiday Granted to Non-Represented Employees 2019-06-07 [JDSupra]

Meatpacking workers, consumers safeguarded by House measure to overhaul pork line speed rule 2019-06-07 [Nat'l Consumers League]

Elizabeth Warren says she’s ‘proud’ her campaign workers unionized 2019-06-07 [CNBC]

This month in labour history

3-06-2016 A federal judge ruled that women's soccer players could not go on strike, despite their collective bargaining agreement (which included a no-strike clause) having expired. The women were in dispute over pay discrimination. [more]

3-06-1900 The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union is founded in New York City. [more]

4-06-1912 Massachusetts becomes the first US state to establish a minimum wage [more]

4-06-2012 When National Football League referees failed to agree to a new contract, which included big pension cuts, the NFL locked them out and began hiring scabs to replace them. Bosses came up with a revised offer which was agreed on 26 September. [more]

9-06-1865 Helen Marot, campaigner for working women, is born. [more]

11-06-1913 Police shoot at maritime workers on strike at United Fruit Co. in New Orleans, killing one. [more]

12-06-1904 Defying AFL's Samuel Gompers, 50,000 members of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen walk off their jobs. [more]

16-06-1918 Railroad union leader and socialist Eugene Debs makes his famous speech against capitalism in Canton, OH, which will land him in jail. [more]

19-06-1912 The eight-hour day is adopted for Federal employees [more]

20-06-1947 President Truman vetoes the anti-union Taft-Hartley Act, but his veto is overturned by Congress three days later. [more]

23-06-1999 Workers at Fieldcrest Cannon textile plants in North Carolina vote for union recognition after a 25 year struggle [more]

26-06-1894 American Railway Union members begin to refuse to run trains including Pullman cars, until the strike at Pullmans is settled [more]

27-06-1905 The Industrial Workers of the World, later popularly known as the Wobblies, is founded in Chicago with the aim of uniting all workers in One Big Union [more]

29-06-1894 Over 125,000 workers on two dozen railroads have joined the boycott of Pullman cars [more]

30-06-1918 Socialist anf labor leader Eugene Debs is arrested under the Espionage Act for making an anti-war speech in Canton, Ohio [more]