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Workers at One of America's Most Sensitive Nuclear Facilities Are on Strike 2017-09-14 [Vice]

Workers at One of America's Most Sensitive Nuclear Facilities Are on Strike 2017-09-13 [Vice]

Lawsuits seek more pay for fired V.C. Summer workers, saying they deserved more notice before layoffs 2017-08-27 [Post and Courier]

 VIDEO SC county admin resigns after telling EMS workers they can kill themselves if they did not like their jobs 2017-08-15 [NBC]

 VIDEO Admin who told EMS workers they can kill themselves if they didn't like job will resign 2017-08-15 [CBS]

Richland County administrator resigns after telling EMS workers to kill themselves if unhappy For more info 2017-08-15 [CBS]

Fired nuclear construction workers crash State House 2017-08-04 [The State]

Study finds Charleston's hospitality workers are overburdened by high cost of parking downtown 2017-07-31 [Post and Courier]

How workers, teachers will see retirement plans change 2017-07-30 [The State]

Charleston workers renew region's ties to Highlander Center 2017-07-20 [Facing South]

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

Boeing factory where Trump delivered jobs speech to lay off 200 workers 2017-06-23 [CNN]

Upstate workers lose jobs, case reported as possible human trafficking 2017-06-13 [WYFF]

Worker shortage puts a pinch on restaurants 2017-06-11 [The State]

Minimum-wage poultry workers awarded $600,000 in back pay 2017-05-31 [Charlotte Observer]

After failed union vote, Boeing hails Trump visit to plant 2017-02-18 [Bluffton Today]

Crushing defeat likely last shot for Machinists union at Boeing's North Charleston campus -- at least for awhile 2017-02-18 [Post and Courier]

Boeing Workers in South Carolina Reject a Union 2017-02-16 [NY Times]

Workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant reject union 2017-02-16 [Reuters]

Boeing Employees Vote Against Unionizing 2017-02-16 [NPR]

SC Boeing Workers Voting Yes Or No On IAM Representation 2017-02-15 [WIN]

Trump visits Boeing plant in South Carolina just ahead of close union vote for IAM representation 2017-02-14 [NY Times]

Union Vote at Boeing Plant Tests Labor’s Sway Under Trump 2017-02-14 [NYTimes]

Boeing Floods Airwaves in Union Grudge Match 2017-02-14 [Bloomberg]

Boeing workers, Machinists rally ahead of S.C. unionization vote 2017-02-13 [KOMO News]

Boeing, machinists face off over union at South Carolina plant 2017-02-13 [Reuters]

What you need to know about the Boeing vote 2017-02-13 [Post and Courier]

Sign the Solidarity Pledge to stand with working people at Boeing 2017-02-12 [AFLCIO]

How a union vote in Charleston could change the labor movement in the South 2017-02-12 [Talk Poverty]

One of the Most Important Union Fights in Years Is Happening in South Carolina Right Now 2017-02-03 [Vice]

ILA mechanics union shuts down Port of Charleston's Wando Welch Terminal 2017-01-29 [Post and Courier]

IAM Files For Election For Nearly 3000 South Carolina Boeing Workers 2017-01-23 [WIN]

With union vote imminent, Boeing and organized labor trade barbs 2017-01-21 [Post and Courier]

Boeing's North Charleston workers to vote on union representation 2017-01-20 [Post and Courier]

Hyman's Seafood in Charleston settles $1M lawsuit over tips 2016-12-18 [Albany Times Union]

Port Workers To Participate In Global Strike 2016-07-07 [Fits News]

Boeing's shameful attacks on its South Carolina employees rights will not go unchallenged Washington 2016-06-17 [AFL-CIO]

Lexington farm pays $1M fine for hiring illegal workers 2016-03-27 [Post and Courier]

Nuclear workers say they were retaliated against for exposing wrongdoing 2016-03-13 [The State]

Compton teachers call in sick for the second time in a week, and students follow suit 2016-02-27 [KPCC]

'Fight For 15' Protest Group Marched Outside GOP Debate 2016-02-14 [Town Hall]

Workers take a stand for higher pay at SC Raising Wages Summit 2016-02-07 [CBS]

Workers must take a stand for better wages 2016-02-05 [Post and Courier]

North Carolina no longer least unionized state in the nation 2016-01-30 [Indy Week]

S.C. union membership falls in ’15, now lowest rate in the nation 2016-01-29 [Post and Courier]

Charleston Workers March For Higher Wages Outside The Democratic Debate 2016-01-18 [Think Progress]

ArborGen workers awarded $53.5M in compensation suit 2015-12-30 [Post and Courier]

Boeing points at Delta union campaign to dissuade SC workers from joining Machinists 2015-12-17 [Puget Sound Biz Jrnl]

Boeing, union leaders engage in spirited debate via Facebook 2015-11-17 [Puget Sound Biz Jnl]

Teamsters Union Votes To Withhold Hillary Clinton Presidential Endorsement 2015-09-30 [HNGN]

This month in labour history

9-09-1890 Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America created at a convention in Topeka, Kansas. [more]

10-09-1897 Nineteen immigrant coalminers are shot in the back and killed by deputies in Lattimer, Pennsylvania. [more]

10-09-1897 Nineteen unarmed immigrant miners are shot dead by a sheriff's posse in Lattimer, Pennsylvania. [more]

16-09-2004 The Farm Labor Organizing Committee wins a collective agreement with Mt. Olive Pickle Company on farms in North Carolina after a five-year struggle. [more]

17-09-2011 Occupy Wall Street movement is launched with a march in New York City. [more]

22-09-2006 Domino's Pizza workers in Pensacola, Florida form the first union of pizza delivery drivers. [more]

23-09-1886 A coalition of Knights of Labor and trade unionists in Chicago launch the United Labor party, calling for an 8-hour day, government ownership of telegraph and telephone companies, and monetary and land reform. [more]

26-09-1903 The Old 97, a Southern Railway train officially known as the Fast Mail, derails near Danville, Va., killing engineer Joseph “Steve” Broady and ten other railroad and postal workers. Many believe Broady had been ordered to speed to make up for lost tim [more]

30-09-1962 Cesar Chavez, with Dolores Huerta, co-founds the National Farm Workers Association, which later was to become the United Farm Workers of America [more]