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One astounding chart shows how the death of the union has made economic inequality worse [Markets Insider] 2020-01-15

New Hampshire Sanders picks up coveted union endorsement in New Hampshire [Politico] 2020-01-13

Teamsters Demonstrate At French Embassy And Consulate In Solidarity With Striking Workers In France [Teamsters] 2020-01-10

Trump Administration Quietly Goes After Disability Benefits [Huff Post] 2020-01-09

Western Cape US students drop tour of Robben Island to join workers’ picket [Eyewitness News] 2020-01-09

La CSI insta a los Gobiernos de EEUU y de Irán a situar a la población y los valores de la paz y los derechos humanos por encima de la agresión y las amenazas bélicas [CSI] 2020-01-08

Courts Block State Laws Aimed at Protecting Workers, For Now [Bloomberg] 2020-01-03

The New Year Brings Good News for Federal Worker Compensation [Gov Exec] 2020-01-01

Estados Unidos asiste a México en implementación de la reforma laboral [SME] 2020-01-01

Les ballons géants des syndicats menacés de disparition [La Presse] 2019-12-28


Today's labour news

The Labor Movement Must Fight for Medicare for All — Not Employer-Based Plans 2020-01-17 [Jacobin]

Washington King, Snohomish County nurses reverse course, announce intent to strike 2020-01-17 [MyNorthwest]

Amazon-owned Whole Foods buys food from NC farms where worker abuse is rampant, union says 2020-01-17 [News&Observer]

Game dev union leader: “Dream job” passion “can open us up to exploitation” 2020-01-17 [Ars Technica]

Labor unions turn their back on US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement 2020-01-17 [WNCT]

Trump Labor Department gives big companies the go-ahead to exploit franchise workers 2020-01-17 [Daily Kos]

California Why Los Angeles teachers endorsed Bernie 2020-01-17 [Jacobin]

California ענקית המסחר אמזון מאיימת לפטר עובדים הפועלים למען הסביבה 2020-01-17 [המפלגה הקומוניסטית הישראלית]

California Disney heiress slams the company her grandfather co-founded, says workers are at risk of ‘a death spiral’ 2020-01-17 [MarketWatch]

Minnesota Union plow driver strike continues through second day, no end in sight 2020-01-17 [KBJR]

California California Trucking Association wins injunction, trucking remains exempt from AB5 2020-01-17 [Supply Chain Dive]

California California Truckers Get Biggest Misclassification Win Yet; Gig Economy Companies Await Their Fate 2020-01-17 [Lexology]

Pete Buttigieg’s Campaign Used Notoriously Low-Paying Gig-Work Platform for Polling 2020-01-17 [Intercept]

Game Makers Stare Down Major Union Drive 2020-01-17 [Hollywood Reporter]

Illinois Marijuana workers in Joliet vote to join union 2020-01-16 [Chicago Sun-Times]

Kentucky Kentucky coal miner protest ends in victory for the few who remained;company pays all wages 2020-01-16 [Lexington Herald Leader]

Oregon Oregon Democrats meet with public workers whose retirement contributions they voted to cut 2020-01-16 [nwLaborPress]

Mexico Union Threatens Home Depot Strike, Inspired by USMCA Trade Deal 2020-01-16 [NYTimes]

California UC Berkeley Ordered to Repay Millions to Teaching Assistants in Labor Dispute 2020-01-16 [KTLA]

Ohio Cleveland Public Library criticized for using social media accounts to propagandize about its labor dispute 2020-01-16 [The Plain Dealer]

A Paid Leave Update, and a Bill to Improve Feds’ Due Process Rights 2020-01-16 [Gov Exec]

Improving federal law for pregnant workers 2020-01-16 [The Hill]

California A Year in, San Diego Gompers Teachers Union Has No Contract and a New Challenge 2020-01-16 [Voices of San Diego]

Illinois Illinois Nurses Association files labor complaint over closing of Walgreens clinics 2020-01-16 [Herald-News]

How unionizing could change the lucrative video game industry 2020-01-16 [KCRW]

AG Racine Announces National Electrical Contractor Will Pay $2.75 Million to Workers and the District to Resolve Wage Theft Lawsuit 2020-01-16 [DC Line]

U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris Votes Against USMCA in Committee 2020-01-16 [Sierra Sun Times]

Permanent War and Poverty or Widespread Truth Awareness? 2020-01-16 [Global Research]

Oregon We need labor law reform 2020-01-16 [nwLaborPress]

The Machines Have Us Trained for Obedience 2020-01-16 [Global Research]

New York Delmar nursing home workers to strike amid fears of losing health benefits and jobs 2020-01-16 [Spotlight]

Sanders Splits From 2020 Candidates in Opposing USMCA 2020-01-16 [Floridian]

Oregon Oregon AFL-CIO ramps up pressure on Rep. Kurt Schrader to get behind labor law reform 2020-01-16 [nwLaborPress]

Bernie Sanders Won’t Play Your Game 2020-01-16 [The Nation]

New York Spectrum Workers Call For Public ISP, Sing Carols After Nearly 3 Years On Strike In NYC 2020-01-16 [Forbes]

1,350 union workers gain full-time status at GM 2020-01-16 [NW AR Democratic Gazette]

Fake News: Trump’s Trade Deals 2020-01-15 [Am Prospect]

Illinois 100 Joliet cannabis workers at Cresco Labs join union 2020-01-15 [Herald-News]

Mexico union threatens Home Depot strike, inspired by USMCA trade deal 2020-01-15 [Reuters]

Hotel workers union builds single-payer clinic in Queens 2020-01-15 [Crain's NY Biz]

New Book Edited by UMass Amherst Labor Center Faculty Members “Labor in the Time of Trump” Now Available 2020-01-15 [UMass Amherst]

For the Love of God, Ask the Candidates About Unions! 2020-01-15 [New York]

California Siskiyou County employees back at work after five-day strike 2020-01-15 [MtShasta News]

Nevada Teachers union files initiative to raise Nevada’s gaming tax 2020-01-15 [Las Vegas Rev-Jrnl]

One astounding chart shows how the death of the union has made economic inequality worse 2020-01-15 [Markets Insider]

At the Iowa Debate, Bernie Sanders’s Most Vociferous Opponent Was CNN 2020-01-15 [Intercept]

Rhode Island With strike authorization, Teamster-backed East Providence bus workers seek gains 2020-01-15 [Providence Jrnl]

Pennsylvania Pitt is wasting its money on union battles 2020-01-15 [Pitt News]

Illinois Unions want to organize Illinois’ marijuana industry 2020-01-15 [JG-TC]

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