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How the Democratic Party Fatally Damaged Itself by Attacking Public Education [Diane Ravitch] For more info 2017-06-26

New York State Police quietly probed mistreatment of female recruits [Albany Times Union] 2017-06-26

Idaho Lamb Weston employees say anti-union firm is intimidating them at work [MagicValley] 2017-06-26

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

New York NY State Assembly passes bill ending sub-minimum wage for car wash workers [RWDSU] 2017-06-22

AFL-CIO fears Labor Department will change Obama worker protection [The Hill] 2017-06-21

The Conservative case for unions [The Atlantic ] 2017-06-21

Still no response from Ivanka about Chinese factory supplying her brand [China Labor Watch] 2017-06-21

Pennsylvania More than 1,000 Teamsters rally for keep their fundamental right to join a union [Penn Live] 2017-06-21

California L.A. and Long Beach port workers begin strike: Misclassification and wage theft issues [LATimes] 2017-06-20

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How the Democratic Party Fatally Damaged Itself by Attacking Public Education For more info 2017-06-26 [Diane Ravitch]

It’s Now Illegal to Protest Against Trump, It Violates His First Amendment Right For more info 2017-06-26 [Bludot Daily]

California Striking port drivers and warehouse workers end strike 2017-06-26 [AJOT]

Massachusetts Massachusetts hospital locks out staff nurses for 3 days 2017-06-26 [Boston Herald]

New York NYC Comptroller Accuses Spectrum of Trying to ‘Take Advantage’ of Workers on Strike 2017-06-26 [Observer]

LGBTQ Workers Still Face Legal Discrimination For more info 2017-06-26 [Fortune]

Ohio Rust Belt No More: Chemical Plants Bringing Manufacturing Jobs Back to Youngstown 2017-06-26 [Inside Sources]

Massachusetts Nurse lockout at Baystate Franklin Medical Center begins Sunday night 2017-06-26 [Mass Live]

SAG-AFTRA Planning to Send Strike Authorization to Members 2017-06-26 [Hollywood Reporter]

Illinois McHenry County Board approves prevailing wage, ending three years of protest votes 2017-06-26 [NW Herald]

Missouri Labor leader confident court ruling won*t hurt campaign to block RTW 2017-06-26 [St Louis Pub Radio]

Florida Miami Beach police union delivers no-confidence vote to mayor 2017-06-26 [Miami Herald]

New York State Police quietly probed mistreatment of female recruits 2017-06-26 [Albany Times Union]

Idaho Lamb Weston employees say anti-union firm is intimidating them at work 2017-06-26 [MagicValley]

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation if I Work From Home? 2017-06-26 [PetroCohen]

California Gunman in UPS shooting targeted co-workers for slayings 2017-06-26 [Reuters]

New Jersey Nursing home workers settle contract disputes in Union City, Teaneck, Perth Amboy 2017-06-26 [NJ]

Kentucky Gov. Bevin seeks dismissal of right-to-work lawsuit 2017-06-26 [State Jrnl]

Pennsylvania Pennsbury Reaches Tentative Deal With Educational Support Professionals Union 2017-06-26 [Levittown Now]

Fighting for the Sanctuary Workplace: Unions Mobilize to Protect Undocumented Workers 2017-06-25 [Truth Out]

Nevada Voucher defeat showcases why elections matter in resisting Trump-DeVos agenda 2017-06-24 [Education Votes]

Actors’ Equity Membership Ratifies New Contract With National Network of Theaters 2017-06-24 [Variety]

New Jersey Strike Averted at Teaneck Nursing Center 2017-06-24 [North Jersey]

Nevada Teachers irate over school district’s about-face on pay raise formula 2017-06-24 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

Teens don't work like they used to 2017-06-24 [Albany Times Union]

Tennessee UAW says Supreme Court action bolsters Volkswagen case 2017-06-24 [ABC]

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin Seeks Dismissal Of Right-To-Work Lawsuit 2017-06-24 [WUKY]

California 18 Salinas farm workers exposed to potentially deadly pesticides rushed to emergency room 2017-06-24 [KSBW]

There's no evidence that immigrants hurt any American workers 2017-06-24 [VOX]

OSHA rolls back rules on coal slag, allows workers to be exposed to toxic beryllium 2017-06-24 [NY Times]

South Carolina Boeing factory where Trump touted jobs is laying off workers 2017-06-24 [Chicago Tribune]

Maine State Workers Come Out to Oppose Government Shutdown 2017-06-24 [WABI]

Efforts Increase To Bring Health And Other Benefits To Independent Workers 2017-06-24 [NPR]

Pennsylvania Univ Penn grad students ratchet up the union fight 2017-06-24 [Philly]

Victims of UPS’s deadly drive for profit 2017-06-24 [Rank and File]

Massachusetts Nurse union eyes harmful time to strike 2017-06-24 [Boston Herald]

Why the actors behind popular video games are on an epic strike 2017-06-24 [PBS]

 VIDEO California 'Are You Out Of Your Mind'? AFT 2121 Faculty Challenge CCSF Board On Mark Rocha Appointment For more info 2017-06-23 [LVP]

Minnesota Seward Co-op workers vote to unionize 2017-06-23 [Minneapolis Star Tribune]

Trump signs bill to transform Veterans Administration, make it easier to fire employees 2017-06-23 [AP]

Maryland Baltimore businesses can't sit on sidelines as workers fear deportation, union official says 2017-06-23 [Baltimore Business Journal]

New York New York State Assembly Passes Bill Ending Sub-Minimum Wages for Car Wash Workers 2017-06-23 [RWDSU]

New York It’s time to end washed out wages for car wash workers 2017-06-23 [HuffPost]

Minnesota Seward Coop workers vote overwhelmingly to join UFCW Local 653 2017-06-23 [Workday MN]

Where did the summer jobs go? A lower percentage of Americans ages 16 to 19 years old have summer jobs today than 30 years ago 2017-06-23 [Union-Bulletin]

Tennessee Transit Workers Take the Driver's Seat in 'Right-to-Work' Tennessee 2017-06-23 [Labor Notes]

Call Now! Tell Your Senator Not to Gut Health Care 2017-06-23 [AFL-CIO]

Why we fight for funding 2017-06-23 [AFT]

Republican Obamacare repeal would be one of the biggest cuts to the social safety net in history 2017-06-23 [Washington Post]

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This month in labour history

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]

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]