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The Backlash to the GOP’s Union-Bashing Has Begun in Earnest 2018-11-14 [TNR]

Steelworkers approve 4-year labor pact with U.S. Steel 2018-11-14 [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

UPS Freight averts worker strike with new 5-year contract 2018-11-14 [UPI]

AFL-CIO president: How working people defined the midterm election 2018-11-13 [Yahoo!]

UPS Averts Freight Strike as Teamsters Ratify New Contract 2018-11-13 [WSJ]

UPS Freight workers approve new labor contract, avoiding strike 2018-11-13 [AJC]

Americans want better healthcare for all 2018-11-12 [PSI]

A Poison-Detecting Watch for Gas and Oil Workers 2018-11-12 [Popular Mechanics]

Hotels See Panic Buttons as a #MeToo Solution for Workers. Guest Bans? Not So Fast 2018-11-12 [NYTimes]

Amazon Is Well-Stocked on Seasonal Workers 2018-11-12 [Motley Fool]

Benefits and bonuses are not making up for slow wage growth 2018-11-11 [CNBC]

Tech workers seeking an edge on peers turn to all-meat ‘carnivore diet’ 2018-11-11 [SFChronicle]

Election Roundup: A Mixed Bag, But Good Riddance to Scott Walker 2018-11-10 [Labour Notes]

Unions Poised for Wave of Labor-Friendly Legislation 2018-11-10 [Bloomberg]

Trump May Soon Deal Yet Another Blow to Union Rights 2018-11-10 [The Nation]

Election Roundup: A Mixed Bag, But Good Riddance to WI Gov Union-busting Scott Walker 2018-11-10 [Labor Notes]

Spirit of the teacher walkouts lived on in the midterms 2018-11-10 [New Yorker]

Injured on the job, then fired: postal workers allege mistreatment by USPS 2018-11-09 [The Guardian]

Workers voted for higher pay, healthcare, democracy: Action expected by new House and state leaders 2018-11-08 [NELP]

How New Technologies Can Help—and Hurt—Migrant Workers 2018-11-08 [Open Society Foundations]

Voters just gave nearly 1 million workers a raise in 2 red states: AR and MO 2018-11-08 [Vox]

Working people are a driving force in mid-term elections 2018-11-08 [AFL-CIO]

Voters Overwhelmingly Choose To Raise Wages in Two Red States 2018-11-08 [In These Times]

We Vote, We Win! Under Assault by Trump GOP and Supreme Court, Unions Lead Massive Get Out the Vote Effort for Midterms 2018-11-07 [Common Dreams]

Google Walkout: International Implications 2018-11-06 [New Politics]

Ohio AFL-CIO says more than half of former pro-Trump union votes are voting Democratic in the midterms 2018-11-06 [Cleveland Scene]

Unions mobilize ahead of Election Day 2018-11-06 [Politico]

The US now has more than 56.7 million freelance workers—and they vote 2018-11-06 [Quartz]

Robots Keep Workers off Dangerous Tasks 2018-11-06 [Design News]

Trump economic adviser calls federal minimum wage a 'terrible idea' this week in the war on workers 2018-11-05 [Daily Kos]

Strikes and Picket Lines, Explained 2018-11-05 [Teen Vogue]

Bullying and harassment of health workers endangers patient safety 2018-11-05 [Conversation]

What Happens to Workers Focused on Money? 2018-11-04 [Cornell ILR]

Experts: Only Workers’ Rights ‘Revolution’ Will End Slavery 2018-11-04 [VOA]

Google Workers’ Walkout Signals Crisis of Faith in Company Culture For more info 2018-11-04 [WSJ]

Google walkouts showed what the new tech resistance looks like, with lots of cues from union organizing 2018-11-04 [CNBC]

Google workers have the right to walk out — but it is not the First Amendment that protects them: NLRA 2018-11-03 [NBC]

Steelworkers union and ArcelorMittal reach tentative four-year labor contract 2018-11-03 [StarTribune]

Google’s harassment problem sparks a global walkout 2018-11-03 [TNR]

The Google Walkout Is a New Kind of Worker Activism 2018-11-03 [Bloomberg]

If US wages are stagnant, why are Americans’ incomes rising? 2018-10-05 [Quartz]

Amazon is hiring fewer workers this holiday season, a sign that robots are replacing them 2018-11-03 [Quartz]

Teachers unions skirt political blow from Janus ruling ahead of midterms 2018-11-02 [Politico]

Desperate for labor, retailers offer workers more hours 2018-11-02 [Local News 8]

Gig economy is getting the Jeff Bezos treatment. Interviews with Amazon contract workers suggest the pay doesn’t live up to promises. 2018-11-02 [Bloomberg]

GM Offers Buyouts To 18,000 Of 50,000 North American Workers 2018-11-02 [News on 6]

PHOTOS: Google employees all over the world left their desk and walked out in protest over sexual misconduct 2018-11-02 [Biz Insider]

On the Trail: Bernie’s back, get-out-the-vote hits high gear and 2020 flirts 2018-11-02 [Concord Monitor]

One way to defend transgender people from Trump’s attacks? Labor unions. 2018-11-01 [In These Times]

7,500 workers strike at 23 Marriott hotels 2018-11-01 [NY Times]

This month in labour history

1-11-1962 Strike at New York Daily News by the Newspaper Guild precedes a larger strike at multiple newspapers [more]

1-11-1918 Scab driver crashes a NYC subway train during labour dispute: 97 die, 255 injured. [more]

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]

3-11-1921 Striking milk truck drivers in New York City dump thousands of gallons of milk on the streets. [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]

11-11-1831 Slave rebellion leader Nat Turner is hanged for his role leading a slave revolt 3 months earlier in Virginia. [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]

13-11-1974 Oil, Chemical & Atomic Workers union activist Karen Silkwood dies in suspicious car crash while driving documents to a reporter. [more]

14-11-1938 Foundation of the National Federation of Telephone Workers (later Communications Workers of America) in New Orleans. [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]

20-11-1896 Rose Pesotta born. Anarchist labour activist & only woman on board of Intl Ladies’ Garment Workers Union (ILGWU). [more]

26-11-1913 Wobblies Joe Ettor Arturo Giovannitti and Joseph Caruso acquitted for murdering picket Anna LoPizzo during the Lawrence textile workers strike. [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]