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How Millennials Are Trying To Revive The Labor Movement 2017-11-19 [Fast Company]

House GOP votes to bankrupt grad students 2017-11-19 [NYTimes]

CSU prof says workers won’t benefit from Trump’s corporate tax cut 2017-11-19 [Denver Post]

House panel OKs bill aimed at limiting skilled foreign workers in US 2017-11-19 [FOX]

'He Was Masturbating… I Felt Like Crying': What Housekeepers Endure To Clean Hotel Rooms 2017-11-19 [The Guardian]

Gutting Guest Worker Rights: Migrant Labor Bill Cuts Protections 2017-11-18 [Resource]

The Right's strategy for undermining unions may be a shade more subtle than we think 2017-11-18 [Jacobin]

Vox Media Employees Announce Plans To Unionize 2017-11-18 [Huff Post]

Vox Media workers seeking to join union 2017-11-18 [Poynter]

No limit to Amazon’s greed 2017-11-18 [New York Amsterdam News]

Amazon's Last Mile: plainclothes contractors with few labor protections, driving their own cars, competing for shifts on the company’s own Uber-like platform. 2017-11-18 [Gizmodo]

How the Labor Movement Can Win Under National ‘Right to Work’ 2017-11-17 [The Nation]

The House Just Voted to Bankrupt Graduate Students 2017-11-17 [NYTimes]

House Republicans Throw Trillions of Dollars at Millionaires and Corporations, Hope Nobody Will Notice 2017-11-17 [AFL-CIO]

A Novelist Revisits a Deadly Textile Union Strike From 1929 2017-11-17 [NYTimes]

Labor Standards Are Key In New Round Of NAFTA Talks 2017-11-17 [Workers Independent News]

Sen. Tammy Baldwin Joins House Democrats On Bill To Protect Pensions 2017-11-17 [Workers Independent News]

Hear Why Former Nabisco Workers Want You To Join The Nabisco Boycott 2017-11-17 [Workers Independent News]

Thursday, November 16th - Nabisco Boycott Urged For Sending U.S. Jobs To Mexico 2017-11-15 [Workers Independent News]

EPI Tracks State GOP Local Labor Rights Pre-Emption Laws 2017-11-15 [Workers Independent News]

California Nurses Association - Closing Community Hospital Long Beach Creates 'Healthcare Desert' 2017-11-15 [Workers Independent News]

Building Bridges: The Trumpian Tax Plan! with Dean Baker For more info 2017-11-15 [WBAI Radio]

NTSB: Amtrak's lax safety led to crash that killed 2 workers 2017-11-15 [The Chronicle-Herald]

Worker Abuse Is Rampant, and Sexual Harassment Is Just the Start 2017-11-15 [Slate]

In an Industry Where Abuse Is Hidden, Domestic Workers Set Sights on Federal Protections 2017-11-14 [Slate]

Trump’s New Labor Prosecutor Could Undo Obama-Era Union Wins In A Big Way 2017-11-14 [The Daily Caller]

Right to Work Initiatives: Rallying Cry for Unions or Contributor to Decline? 2017-11-14 [The Legal Intelligencer]

DC Nurses Won $4.1 Million Wage Arbitration, But DC Won't Certify The Funds 2017-11-13 [Workers Independent News]

Public Citizen: Trump's HHS Nominee 'Star' Oversaw 345% Prescription Drug Hike 2017-11-13 [Workers Independent News]

Sexual misconduct rampant in restaurant industry, workers say 2017-11-13 [SFChronicle]

“Chilling”: Push For New Convention Could Open Door For Corporate Constitution 2017-11-13 [Workers Independent News]

Targeted by an addiction treatment center, union workers feel trapped as their benefits are drained 2017-11-12 [Stat]

Another setback for Uber: British judge rules drivers are workers, not contractors 2017-11-12 [LATimes]

KY Tobacco Workers Win Strike – Tampa Students Strike for Teacher Pay Raises – Fired Gothamist Reporters Launch Site 2017-11-11 [Payday Report]

Coal workers deserve opportunity and support, not false promises about reviving their industry 2017-11-10 [EDF]

Why billionaires destroy jobs 2017-11-10 [The Week]

Apple barely moves the needle in adding more female workers 2017-11-10 [CNET]

Trump's Mar-A-Lago gets approval to hire 70 foreign workers 2017-11-10 [ABC]

Five Things Movies Always Get Wrong about Labor Unions 2017-11-10 [TVOvermind]

How Unions Are Helping Fix America's Problems 2017-11-10 [Huff Post]

Factory Workers Falling Out of Love with Trump 2017-11-10 [Bloomberg]

Sen Bernie Sanders weighs in for grad workers as they rally across the country 2017-11-10 [UAW]

Volunteerism Through The Roof - NJ Labor 's Energized Political Effort Can't Wait For 2018 2017-11-09 [Workers Independent News]

Union Veterans Council Members - United We Bargain, Divided We Beg 2017-11-09 [Workers Independent News]

'Some kids are not orphans because of this': how unions are keeping workers safe 2017-11-09 [The Guardian]

Republicans Defeat the ‘Stop Outsourcing of American Jobs’ Amendment 2017-11-09 [AFL-CIO]

AFL-CIO accepting applications for Adopt-A-Family 2017-11-09 [News-Press NOW]

Will Grad Student Unionization Lose Steam Under Trump? 2017-11-09 [Inside Higher Ed]

Why Trump can't strike a trade deal for American workers 2017-11-09 [The Week]

SAG-AFTRA approves new actors' video game contract 2017-11-08 [The Hollywood Reporter]

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]