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Nevada Casino workers in Las Vegas continue weekly picketing [The Times-Union] 2018-07-21

The Radical Teachers Who Led the Red State Strikes Are Still Mad as Hell [Splinter] 2018-07-20

Marriott workers have had enough, demand better treatment and wages [The Amsterdam News] 2018-07-20

Labor’s Far-Right Problem: ICE and Border Patrol Unions Cheer Trump’s Immigration Crackdown [Truth Out] 2018-07-19

West Virginia Lessons of the West Virginia teachers strike [NWLaborPress] 2018-07-18

Home care workers the latest group in Trump team's crosshairs [The Hill] 2018-07-18

Pennsylvania Defiant National Union Presidents Gathered in Pittsburgh Speak of Unity Following Janus Ruling [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette] 2018-07-18

Amazon warehouse workers are striking across Europe on Prime Day [The Verge] 2018-07-17

Bernie Sanders: If the economy is *roaring*, why are so many Americans still struggling? [Guardian] 2018-07-16

'We're militant again': US teachers at AFT convention in Pittsburgh galvanized by wave of strikes [Guardian] 2018-07-15

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Rhode Island Hotel workers picket Omni Providence for fair wages, reasonable workloads and affordable health care 2018-07-22 [Uprise RI]

District of Columbia Metro Strike Authorized, Commuter Chaos Looms (ICYMI) 2018-07-22 [Patch]

 VIDEO Rhode Island Hasbro patient's mom supports nurses as they prepare to strike 2018-07-22 [WPRI]

Washington Seattle council to vote on new rights for nannies, house cleaners and gardeners 2018-07-22 [The Times]

Nevada Sex workers speaking out against effort targeting brothels 2018-07-22 [The Times-Union]

Pennsylvania Cartwright: Unions must act in solidarity to fend off attacks 2018-07-22 [The Times-Leader]

 VIDEO California Justice and Human Rights At SF Potrero Hill Health Center With SEIU 1021 Steward Cheryl Thornton For more info 2018-07-21 [LVP]

Illinois Mark Janus quits state job for conservative think tank gig after landmark ruling 2018-07-21 [Sun-Times]

Oregon City workers in Salem, Oregon negotiate first post-Janus contract 2018-07-21 [People's World]

Nevada Casino workers in Las Vegas continue weekly picketing 2018-07-21 [The Times-Union]

Massachusetts Going green is cutting into hotel housekeepers’ livelihoods 2018-07-21 [The Globe]

Rhode Island Other hospitals preparing for possible patient surge during RI Hospital nursing strike 2018-07-21 [WPRI]

AFL-CIO president: ‘Workers are united to defeat Kavanaugh’ 2018-07-21 [People's World]

Hoffa Joins U.S. Reps., Union Leaders, Retirees At Town Hall To Protect Pensions 2018-07-21 [Teamsters]

Workers see continued gains in new 4-year deal with Verizon 2018-07-20 [CWA]

NFL players' union files grievance over anthem policy 2018-07-20 [WTOP]

Kentucky Coal miners are dying of black lung, and a Kentucky law could make it harder to claim benefits 2018-07-20 [VICE]

New Mexico State stops taking fees from nonunion state workers 2018-07-20 [The New Mexican]

Iowa Arbitrator: Rockwell Collins violated union contract by outsourcing custodial work 2018-07-20 [The Gazette]

Nebraska Prison and security workers vote to create new union 2018-07-20 [Omaha.com]

Nevada Station Casinos must negotiate with union, labor board says 2018-07-20 [The Sun-Journal]

Verizon, Unions Reach Tentative Contract Agreement for 34,000-Plus Workers 2018-07-20 [Channel Partners]

The Radical Teachers Who Led the Red State Strikes Are Still Mad as Hell 2018-07-20 [Splinter]

Rhode Island Nurses authorize strike starting Monday 2018-07-20 [The Times-Union]

Marriott workers have had enough, demand better treatment and wages 2018-07-20 [The Amsterdam News]

Trump nominee for federal agency is behind the anti-union legal effort directed at public unions 2018-07-19 [NY Times]

Massachusetts US: locked out National Grid workers denied healthcare 2018-07-19 [IndustriALL]

Idaho Striking Miners Will Rally Friday at Hecla Headquarters 2018-07-19 [USW]

District of Columbia With strike threat looming, Metro’s largest union lays out demands in letter to elected officials 2018-07-19 [The Post]

Labor’s Far-Right Problem: ICE and Border Patrol Unions Cheer Trump’s Immigration Crackdown 2018-07-19 [Truth Out]

Rhode Island Talks between Lifespan, nurses union stall as strike looms 2018-07-19 [WPRI]

California Rancho Palos Verdes voters to decide on worker salaries and panic buttons — but not until 2019 2018-07-19 [The Times]

Hawaii Hawai‘i Unions Representing 130,000 Workers Endorse Gabbard 2018-07-19 [Now]

Worker wages drop while companies spend billions to boost stocks 2018-07-19 [CBS]

 VIDEO California The OSC Corruption & The Case Of OSHA WPP Whistleblower and AFGE Steward SFLC Delegate Darrell Whitman For more info 2018-07-19 [LVP]

Trump's Supreme Court pick is eager to take the war on workers up a notch 2018-07-19 [Daily Kos]

Court rejects Trump appointee's 'settlement' of the McDonald's labor law case 2018-07-18 [NY Times]

West Virginia Lessons of the West Virginia teachers strike 2018-07-18 [NWLaborPress]

California Pari-mutuel workers get new agreement, won't strike at Del Mar 2018-07-18 [The Union-Tribune]

District of Columbia Washington Metro, union leaders meet amid strike threat 2018-07-18 [The National Post]

Home care workers the latest group in Trump team's crosshairs 2018-07-18 [The Hill]

Rhode Island Hospitals Hire Temp Workers In Anticipation of Strike 2018-07-18 [RIPR]

Pennsylvania Defiant National Union Presidents Gathered in Pittsburgh Speak of Unity Following Janus Ruling 2018-07-18 [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

 VIDEO California SEIU 1021 Members Joined By ILWU 10 In Fight Against Racism By City Of SF For more info 2018-07-17 [LVP]

District of Columbia Metro workers union calls for strike at Washington Metro 2018-07-17 [WBAL]

California Livermore council orders more study on SEIU-backed local healthcare initiative 2018-07-17 [Pleasanton Weekly]

District of Columbia Washington Metro workers approve strike amid rising tensions 2018-07-17 [WTHR]

Amazon warehouse workers are striking across Europe on Prime Day 2018-07-17 [The Verge]

Massachusetts Living on scraps 2018-07-16 [digboston]

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This month in labour history

4-07-1840 Tenants in upstate New York issue a 'Declaration of Independence', beginning a five-year Anti-Rent War [more]

5-07-1934 Two strikers are killed fighting police, scabs, and the National Guard during the San Francisco longshoremen's strike [more]

6-07-1892 Striking workers defeat and force the surrender of Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike in Pennsylvania [more]

8-07-1966 The largest strike in aviation history begins, shutting down 60 per cent of the US airline industry for six weeks [more]

10-07-1902 112 miners die in an explosion in the Rolling Mill Mine in Pennsylvania [more]

12-07-1933 The Screen Actors Guild holds its first meeting. Among those attending: future horror movie star and union activist, Boris Karloff. [more]

15-07-1959 Half a million steelworkers across the country strike for a pay increase in their new contract [more]

16-07-1934 The San Francisco Labor Council calls a city-wide general strike in support of longshoremen, which succeeds in winning most of the workers' main demands after four days. [more]

18-07-1969 African American hopsital workers in South Carolina win union recognition after a 113-day strike [more]

20-07-1899 Newsboys in New York go on strike against press giants Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst [more]

21-07-1877 The government attempts to violently suppress the great railroad strike in Pennsylvania [more]

22-07-1916 A bomb was is set off during a parade in San Francisco, killing 10 and injuring 40. Labour organizer Tom Mooney,and Warren Billings, a shoe worker, were convicted of the crime, but both were pardoned 23 years later [more]

25-07-1907 Trotskyist labor organizer and leader of the 1934 Minneapolis teamsters' strike Farrell Dobbs is born [more]

26-07-1877 Thirty workers are killed in the Battle of Halsted Street Viaduct during the railroad strike in Chicago. [more]

29-07-1970 The United Farm Workers sign their first collective bargaining agreement with California grape growers [more]

30-07-1975 Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears from a parking lot in Oakland County and is never seen again [more]