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Google accused of breaking labor laws for firing staff behind protests; accused of illegally spying on workers [Silicon Angle] 2020-12-03

Chicago Nursing Home Strike: Union Tries To Increase Pressure Before Talks Resume [WBEZ] 2020-11-29

UFCW secures hazard pay for 50,000 grocery workers in the US [UNI Global Union] 2020-11-27

Leaked documents reveal Amazon hired Pinkertons to spy on workers [Input] 2020-11-24

Tyson Food managers bet on workers getting Covid-19, lawsuit says [BBC] 2020-11-20

AFL-CIO Looks Forward to Working with President-Elect Joe Biden [AFL-CIO] 2020-11-07

AFGE responds to Biden victory [AFGE] 2020-11-07

How Biden could revamp worker health protections in the midst of the deadly pandemic [Wash Post] 2020-11-14

Journalists arrested for reporting on protests in Los Angeles and New York [IFJ] 2020-11-09

PSI affiliates in the USA celebrate the electoral triumph of Biden-Harris and their 'pro-worker agenda' [PSI] 2020-11-09

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Stand with Racetrack Workers During the Pandemic 2020-12-05 [SEIU]

Biden's Picks Support Pro-Worker Policies 2020-12-05 [CWA]

Google Illegally Fired And Spied On Workers Who Tried To Organize, Labor Agency Says 2020-12-05 [NPR]

Amazon workers in bid to unionize at Alabama warehouse 2020-12-04 [Wash Post]

Will the Supreme Court Overrule Farmworker Union Rights? 2020-12-04 [Labor Notes]

More than 400 lawmakers from 34 countries back 'Make Amazon Pay' campaign 2020-12-04 [Reuters]

Google fired employees for union activity, says US agency 2020-12-03 [BBC]

NLRB rules Google illegally fired, spied on workers trying to organize a union 2020-12-03 [WCPN]

Rights for gig workers are a political issue now, but many of them can’t vote 2020-12-03 [Crain's NY Biz]

CDC on Vaccine: Health Care Workers, Long-Term Care Facilities Should be First in Line 2020-12-03 [9and10]

Health-care workers and nursing home residents should be the first to get coronavirus vaccines, CDC advisory group says 2020-12-03 [Wash Post]

Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in China For more info 2020-12-03 [Wash Post]

The Teacher Strike: Conditions for Success 2020-12-03 [Dissent]

Google accused of breaking labor laws for firing staff behind protests; accused of illegally spying on workers 2020-12-03 [Silicon Angle]

White House Now Supports 2021 Pay Freeze, but Only for Civilians 2020-12-03 [Gov Exec]

NAACP, Trade Unions Join Chorus of Folks Who Think Rahm Emanuel Is Trash 2020-12-03 [The Root]

After Biden Win, Nation’s Republicans Fear the Economy Ahead 2020-12-03 [NYTimes]

Biden promises to be ‘the most pro-union president’—and union members in Congress are optimistic 2020-12-03 [CNBC]

Members of SAG-AFTRA sue their own health plan over changes 2020-12-02 [NY Times]

cHealth care workers overwhelmed amid record coronavirus hospitalizations 2020-12-02 [CBS]

Amazon should do better by its workers 2020-12-02 [Times Herald-Record]

Judge throws out Trump rules limiting skilled-worker visas 2020-12-02 [NBC]

Biden’s New Top Economist Has a Longtime Focus on Workers 2020-12-02 [NYTimes]

House Democrat Calls on Labor Authority to Overturn 'Radical' Changes to Legal Precedent 2020-12-02 [Gov Exec]

USWNT and U.S. Soccer agree to proposed settlement on working conditions 2020-12-02 [CBS]

Yellen is the right choice of all working families 2020-12-01 [AFL-CIO]

Larry Willis, head of AFL-CIO's Transportation Trades Department, dies in a cycling crash 2020-12-01 [Washington Post ]

LA Progressive: How Mitch’s Do Nothing Republicans Are Killing Us For more info 2020-11-30 [KY AFL-CIO]

Up to 87 million workers could lose access to paid leave next month if Congress doesn't pass another coronavirus relief package For more info 2020-11-30 [Biz Insider]

Trump races to weaken environmental and worker protections before Jan. 2 For more info 2020-11-30 [CT Mirror]

Chicago Nursing Home Strike: Union Tries To Increase Pressure Before Talks Resume 2020-11-29 [WBEZ]

Millions of workers poised to lose access to paid leave as virus spikes 2020-11-29 [Politico]

Photos of workers and activists protesting Amazon on Black Friday 2020-11-29 [Mashable]

The public thanks postal workers 2020-11-29 [APWU]

Amazon spends another $500 million on bonuses. Some of its workers are still going on strike 2020-11-28 [WTOP]

Human Rights groups protest Amazon over worker pay ahead of Cyber Monday 2020-11-28 [NYPost]

U.S. sets record of more than 90,000 COVID-19 patients in hospitals and health-care workers warn situation is dire 2020-11-28 [MarketWatch]

Amazon workers across the world protest on Black Friday 2020-11-28 [FOX]

Privatizing Medicare and striking nursing home workers 2020-11-28 [Fred Klonsky]

New York Health Care Workers Are Worried Amid Another COVID-19 Spike 2020-11-28 [NPR]

INTERVIEW: Why the AFL-CIO both sits at the table and marches in the streets 2020-11-28 [Opendemocracy]

Federal workers stuck it out with Trump — now, we're ready to get back to work 2020-11-28 [The Hill]

50,000 ShopRite workers land union deal for retroactive pay bump 2020-11-28 [NJ]

Health Care Workers Plead With Americans To Take Pandemic More Seriously 2020-11-28 [NPR]

UFCW secures hazard pay for 50,000 grocery workers in the US 2020-11-27 [UNI Global Union]

Pushed by Pandemic, Amazon Goes on a Hiring Spree Without Equal 2020-11-27 [NYTimes]

Viral Twitter thread shows the skillful farm work behind your Thanksgiving dinner 2020-11-27 [Today]

Delta pilots approve cost-cutting measures to avoid furloughs until 2022 2020-11-27 [CNBC]

Disney increases layoffs to 32,000 workers as coronavirus batters its theme park business 2020-11-27 [CNBC]

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