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A quiet Trump administration rule change could allow a Federal union-busting spree 2019-07-20 [In These Times]

Trump to Nominate Anti-Union Lawyer Eugene Scalia as Labor Secretary 2019-07-19 [Democracy Now]

“We’re Workers, Not Robots” 2019-07-19 [Jacobin]

How the Trump Administration is Eviscerating the Federal Government 2019-07-19 [CounterPunch]

Nearly half of workers in time-off study feel burned out 2019-07-19 [HR Dive]

Letter Opposing Nomination of Peter Phipps to the Court of Appeals 2019-07-19 [AFL-CIO]

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions 2019-07-19 [Greenwich Time]

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions 2019-07-19 [Splinter]

Union Says AT&T Reneged on Pact From Before Time Warner Deal 2019-07-19 [Bloomberg]

Appeals Court Delivers Tremendous Blow to Federal Workers With Decision to Uphold Trump's Anti-Union Executive Orders 2019-07-19 [Common Dreams]

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court 2019-07-19 [NYTimes]

A Quiet Trump Administration Rule Change Could Allow a Federal Union-Busting Spree For more info 2019-07-19 [ITT]

The House just voted to give 33 million workers a raise—here’s what has to happen to make it a reality 2019-07-19 [CNBC]

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job 2019-07-19 [NYTimes]

ITF affiliates promote aviation safety in US Congress 2019-07-19 [ITF]

Rashida Tiab wants to tax the rich, save Detroit and free Palestine 2019-07-19 [Jacobin]

Trump's acting labour secretary pick feared by unions 2019-07-19 [Politico]

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle 2019-07-18 [Politico]

Univ IL researchers report no evidence that a higher minimum wage costs people jobs 2019-07-18 [St Louis American]

New Trump labor chief alarms Democrats, unions 2019-07-18 [The Hill]

 VIDEO Activist: Exclusion of domestic workers from federal labor laws 'a legacy of slavery' 2019-07-17 [The Hill]

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda 2019-07-17 [NY Times]

Court Delivers Blow to Federal Unions Fighting Trump’s Workforce Orders 2019-07-16 [Gov Exec]

Amazon Says It Will Retrain Workers It’s Automating Out of Jobs. But Does Upskilling Even Work? 2019-07-16 [Gizmodo]

As temperatures climb, there is a new federal push to keep workers safe 2019-07-16 [USAToday]

On the other side of Prime Day, Amazon workers brace for ‘two months of hell’ 2019-07-15 [CNBC]

UAW president: Automaker profits are high, worker concessions must stop 2019-07-16 [Detroit Free Press]

Auto workers union, Detroit 3 at odds as contract talks open 2019-07-16 [Ionia Sentinel-Standard]

*Unconscionable working conditions*: Sanders and Warren support Amazon Prime Day strike 2019-07-16 [Yahoo Finance]

As Prime Day Gets Underway, Amazon Workers Are Striking Worldwide 2019-07-16 [Refinery29]

Suit Filed by AFT to Hold Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program to Purpose 2019-07-16 [NPQ]

Dissent in Writers Guild ranks over firing of agents 2019-07-16 [NY Times]

Plant Closings, Corruption Color Detroit-UAW Contract Talks 2019-07-16 [Boston Globe]

The Workers in Our Homes Deserve Rights 2019-07-16 [Common Dreams]

Your Boss Might Be Ripping You Off: How To Protect Yourself From Wage Theft 2019-07-15 [Teen Vogue]

In the United States, ‘click workers’ are struggling to make ends meet 2019-07-15 [Equal Times]

Trump acting Labor secretary pick feared by unions 2019-07-13 [Politico]

A union at Amazon? A labor leader explains how to make it happen 2019-07-13 [NY Times]

Is There a Global Future for Unions? 2019-07-12 [Common Dreams]

USMCA Is Totally Unenforceable, AFL-CIO President Trumka Says 2019-07-12 [Bloomberg]

Bernie Sanders: The Boss’s Worst Nightmare 2019-07-12 [Jacobin]

Here’s what unions think about Medicare for All: How might collective bargaining change if health care wasn't tethered to work? 2019-07-12 [Think Progress]

How Unions Improve Safety Conditions in the Workplace 2019-07-12 [Lawyers]

American Federation of Teachers sues Betsy DeVos over student loan forgiveness program that denies 99 percent of applicants 2019-07-12 [Politico]

Unions continue the good fight one year after Janus 2019-07-12 [Amsterdam News]

Union Leaders Vow 'Direct Action' Against Companies Involved in Trump Administration's Deportation Plans 2019-07-12 [Splinter]

Judge Orders Mechanics Unions At American To Fine Their Members If They Cause Further Flight Disruptions 2019-07-12 [Forbes]

Medical coders win $1.5M in misclassification wage suit settlement 2019-07-12 [HRDive]

How American Workers Won the Eight-Hour Workday 2019-07-12 [Teen Vogue]

House legislation would bar USDOT from permitting foreign airlines which undermine labor standards 2019-07-12 [Transportation Today]

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]