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Teachers union backs state takeover of Muncie Community School 2017-12-10 [Star Press]

Muncie teachers ratify new labor contract 2017-12-02 [Star Press]

'We feel betrayed': Former union boss calls out Donald Trump over Carrier promises in op-ed 2017-11-30 [The Star]

NW IN students learn first hand about careers in the union trades 2017-11-30 [NWI]

A year ago, Trump promised Carrier workers help. We’re still waiting 2017-11-30 [Wash Post]

A year ago, Trump promised Carrier workers help. We’re still waiting. 2017-11-29 [Washington Post]

A year ago, Trump promised Carrier workers help. We’re still waiting. 2017-11-29 [The Post]

Manufacturers seek incentives to find more workers 2017-11-26 [Seattle Times]

Region union leaders vow to fight for workers despite adversarial climate 2017-11-23 [NWI]

Rail car workers consider strike 2017-11-15 [The Tribune]

Indianapolis airport workers seek minimum wage hike — enough to live on 2017-10-21 [IndyStar]

State Labor Union Leader: Trump Lied His Ass Off About Saving Industrial Jobs 2017-09-30 [PJMedia]

What is suppressing Hoosier women's pay? Economic blame game, few union members 2017-09-26 [Greensburg Daily News]

NO Central IN AFL-CIO Lecture connects immigration, labor reform 2017-09-11 [Observer]

Labor Leaders Rally In Bloomington To Keep Jobs In Indiana 2017-08-24 [WTIU]

Sanders tells supporters US needs an economy for all 2017-08-22 [Albany Times Union]

Sanders plans jobs rally with union leader in Indianapolis 2017-08-17 [Daily Herald]

Trump Race Remarks, Folded Councils 'Last Straw' For Indiana Labor 2017-08-17 [WFYI]

Trump tried to save their jobs. These workers are quitting anyway. 2017-08-16 [Washington Post]

What the Layoffs Look Like at the Carrier Plant Trump Said He Would Save 2017-07-25 [New Yorker]

Ultra Foods to lay off 139 workers in Highland 2017-07-25 [NWI.com]

Retirement bittersweet for union boss who challenged Trump 2017-07-04 [CBS]

Retirement 'bittersweet' for union leader who challenged Trump 2017-07-03 [ABC]

Air conditioning plant to send 700 jobs President Trump bragged about saving to Mexico 2017-06-23 [NYDaily News]

Remember the Carrier jobs Trump *saved*? Company announces 600 layoffs before Christmas 2017-05-29 [Newsweek]

Memorial Day Massacre deaths echo 80 years later 2017-05-27 [NWI]

Carrier Sends Jobs to Mexico, Workers Say Trump Misled Them 2017-05-26 [Daily Beast]

Lafayette AT&T workers go on strike 2017-05-20 [WLFI]

As waves of stores close, what's next for retail workers? 2017-05-19 [IndyStar]

Republican Leader Admits Prevailing Wage Repeal Hasn't Saved Money 2017-05-11 [AFL-CIO]

Another FedEx Worker Misclassification Case Settled for $227 million 2017-05-10 [Talent Wave]

Infosys plans to hire 10,000 U.S. workers after Trump targets outsourcing firms 2017-05-02 [Reuters]

State House panel advances measure on teacher unions 2017-03-23 [RTV]

Bill Would Could Affect Teacher Union Representation 2017-03-22 [WIBQ]

Union workers at SUMCO on strike for more than 24 hours For more info 2017-03-11 [WISH]

Local UAW workers vote to end labor lockout with Honeywell 2017-02-26 [WNDU]

Union membership grew last year 2017-02-05 [NWI]

Rexnord petition asks governor to help save jobs 2017-02-03 [Statehouse File]

At the Birthplace of Auto Workers' Sit-Down Strikes, Locked Out for Eight Months and Counting 2017-01-13 [Labour Notes]

Chuck Jones is a union leader, not a “union boss” 2016-12-24 [Wash Post]

Workers at plant feel forgotten by Trump 2016-12-13 [Leader-Telegram]

Workers at endangered plant feel forgotten by Trump 2016-12-11 [Salon]

USW Affirms Only 730 Union Positions to Remain in Indianapolis. Up to 1,300 Carrier Jobs Still Leaving Indiana for Mexico 2016-12-10 [USW]

Steelworkers stand behind union president in Trump spat 2016-12-09 [WTHR]

USW 1999: Trump 'Lied His Ass Off' - Carrier Sends 550 Jobs To Mexico, Gets $7M 2016-12-08 [Workers Independent News]

Donald Trump just insulted a union leader on Twitter. Then the phone started to ring. 2016-12-08 [Washington Post]

Trump slams union boss representing Carrier workers 2016-12-08 [NY Post]

Carrier union leader slams Trump for exaggerating factory deal 2016-12-07 [The Star]

He ‘lied his a– off': Carrier union leader on Trump’s big deal 2016-12-07 [Washington Post]

Steelworkers Union president slams Trump for ‘lying his ass off’ about Carrier deal 2016-12-07 [Raw Story]

This month in labour history

1-12-1955 Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus, sparking the Montgomery bus boycott. [more]

5-12-1955 The two main union federations in the USA merge to form the AFL-CIO, electing George Meany as president, [more]

6-12-1907 The worst mining disaster in American history occurs when an explosion in a Monongah mine in West Virginia kills 361 miners. [more]

8-12-1886 The American Federation of Labor (AFL) is founded by 26 craft unions. Samuel Gompers is elected president. [more]

13-12-1924 Samuel Gompers, founder of the American Federation of Labor, dies. [more]

14-12-1995 Boeing machinists in the US win a pay rise and an imporved health plan after a 69 day strike. [more]

19-12-1907 A group of 239 coal miners die during a mine explosion in Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania. [more]

21-12-1916 Emma Tenayuca, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

21-12-1919 Emma Goldman is deported to Russia as part of a post-war crackdown on union and left-wing activists. [more]

23-12-1908 AFL officers are found in contempt of court for urging a labor boycott of Buck's Stove and Range Co. in St Louis. [more]

24-12-1913 The Italian Hall Disaster in Calumet, Michigan, results in the death of 73 Christmas party goers held by striking miners. [more]

24-12-1913 Seventy three striking miners and their families die in a stampede at the Italian Hall in Calumet, Michigan, after an unknown man enters shouting 'Fire!' [more]

26-12-1877 First national convention of the Socialist Labor Party, the first Marxist party founded in the USA. [more]

30-12-1936 The United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike. [more]

30-12-1936 The most famous of the Depression-era "sit down" strikes in the US begins at GM's Fisher Body plant in Flint, Michigan. [more]

31-12-1969 Rank-and-file UMWA activist Jock Yablonski is murdered along with his family by hitmen acting on the orders of union president. [more]