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Navajo unions: Four Corners coal plant violating labor laws 2017-11-21 [EL&P]

Union Workers at Sky Harbor Protest Lack of Air Conditioning in Trucks and Low Wages 2017-10-21 [Phoenix New times]

Union workers confront Industrial Commission over penalty reductions For more info 2017-09-24 [Tucson]

 VIDEO Fast-food workers 'Fight for 15' during Phoenix Labor Day protest 2017-09-05 [AZCentral]

'Expose Walmart Tour' Launches In Phoenix 2017-05-23 [KJZZ]

Feds: Farm kept workers in squalor, didn't fully pay 2017-05-17 [ABC]

Joe Arpaio's Infamous Arizona Tent City Closing 2017-04-20 [AFL-CIO]

Mesa Flight Attendants Taking Strike Vote After Years Of Stalled Talks 2017-02-07 [WIN]

Grower fined for not paying workers as ice melted on plants 2016-12-27 [Albany Times Union]

Penalties for workplace safety violations get extra cuts 2016-12-18 [Tucson]

Sun Link streetcar workers vote to join Teamsters 2016-10-31 [Tucson]

Farm Worker Organizers Inspire New Generation Of Activism 2016-10-05 [KJZZ]

Court ruling OKs ‘release time’ for public employees’ union work 2016-09-14 [AZCentral]

Staffing provider to pay $151,000 in misclassification case 2016-06-05 [Staffing Industry]

Guest worker program used as gateway for labor abuse, trafficking 2016-05-14 [Arizona Sonora News]

Lawmakers move to block cities on worker benefits 2016-02-27 [AZ Daily Sun]

OK Foods Completes OKC Plant Acquisition, Faces Union Complaints 2016-02-24 [Times Record]

Unions accuse Asarco of violating worker rights 2016-02-20 [AZ Daily Star]

Teamsters on strike against US Foods 2016-02-07 [Tucson News]

Union Workers in Tucson, Phoenix Go On Strike Against US Foods 2016-02-06 [Tucson Weekly]

Sick-leave discussions reveal deep divisions in Tucson 2016-01-31 [AZ Daily Star]

Striking Phoenix bus drivers lose health-care coverage 2016-01-12 [Arizona Republic]

Amazon ‘Prime Now’ Drivers In Arizona Sue Company For Misclassification, Wage Theft 2016-01-09 [Consumerist]

Phoenix bus strike on hold as union negotiates 2016-01-05 [AZ Central]

Former State Supreme Court Chief To Mediate Phoenix Bus Union Talks 2016-01-05 [KJZZ]

Phoenix bus drivers will strike 2016-01-05 [Phoenix New Times]

Phoenix bus union threatens strike during college football championship 2015-12-16 [AZ Central]

Union fights for fair wages 2015-12-12 [Inside Tucson Business]

Asarco's unions protest company's tactics 2015-12-02 [Tucson]

Union Employees of Mining Company Asarco Rallying in Tucson Tomorrow to Pressure for a Fair Contract 2015-12-01 [Tucson Weekly]

NLRB accuses Asarco of unfair practices 2015-11-05 [Tucson]

In Historic Ruling, NLRB Says Tucson Taxi Drivers are Employees 2015-10-29 [OPEIU]

NLRB Says Shamrock Food Giant Hassles Union Workers 2015-09-10 [Courthouse News Service]

Rising membership gives unions something to cheer for Labor Day 2015-09-04 [Phoenix Biz Journal]

A teacher's view from the trenches 2015-09-03 [Diane Ravitch]

Scab labor threatens to prolong Sun Tran strike, scramble Tucson election 2015-09-03 [Tucson Sentinel]

City officials say they're pressing for end to bus strike 2015-09-03 [Tucson Sentinel]

Tucson, workers' union agree on labor contract 2015-08-27 [AZ Daily Star]

Speak Up On Overtime Rule, says Labor Official 2015-08-19 [PNS]

Court denies pay for labor union work 2015-08-14 [Talk Radio NS]

Sun Tran employees strike for wages and safety 2015-08-11 [Daily Wildcat]

Street Smarts: Barraza worked to unify AZ miners 2015-08-11 [Tucson]

Sun Tran, bus drivers' union still at odds as strike enters day five 2015-08-11 [KVOA]

Bus riders stranded over weekend as Sun Tran worker strike continues 2015-08-09 [Tucson Sun]

Sun Tran strike is on; limited bus service available 2015-08-08 [AZ Daily Star]

Teamsters strike at Sun Tran 2015-08-08 [Teamsters news]

Tucson Bus Drivers Strike, Stranding 50,000 Commuters 2015-08-07 [APM]

Sun Tran union workers reject contract proposal 2015-08-02 [The Daily Star]

Union members set to vote on contract offer 2015-08-01 [Tucson.com]

Union could strike if Sun Tran talks fail 2015-07-31 [Arizona Daily Star]

This month in labour history

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]

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]

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]

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]

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