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AFL-CIO proposes Workers First agenda to the new Biden administration and congress [AFL-CIO] 2021-01-14

Fast-food workers at McDonald's, Wendy's and other chains will strike Friday to demand boosting the minimum wage to $15 an hour [Business Insider] 2021-01-14

AFL-CIO general board calls on Donald Trump to resign or be removed from office [AFL-CIO] 2021-01-10

Yesterday’s Insurrection Was An Attack on Democracy by White Supremacists and Fascists: A message from CWA President Chris Shelton [CWA] 2021-01-08

Violent mob attacks the media during Capitol assault [IFJ] 2021-01-08

Biden chooses Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for Labor Secretary [Bostin Globe] 2021-01-07

Biden Taps Boston Mayor Marty Walsh As Labor Secretary [NPR] 2021-01-07

Largest Federal Workers Union Condemns Anti-Democracy Riots at U.S. Capitol [AFGE] 2021-01-06

AFT’s Weingarten on Betsy DeVos’ Resignation as Education Secretary [AFT] 2021-01-07

Nurses join calls for Trump to be removed: 'Sanctions, accountability needed for failed coup' [National Nurses United] 2021-01-07

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Nurses applaud Biden's America rescue plan 2021-01-17 [National Nurses United]

 VIDEO  Nearly 6,000 Amazon warehouse workers will vote on forming the first union in the company's history 2021-01-16 [Yahoo]

How the Assange extradition threatens journalism 2021-01-15 [IFJ]

Instacart, Trader Joe’s, Dollar General plan financial incentives to encourage workers to get vaccinated 2021-01-15 [MarketWatch]

How COVID Effect on Workers’ Compensation Claims Has Varied by State, Industry 2021-01-15 [Insurance Jrnl]

These Companies Are Paying Workers To Get Vaccinated 2021-01-15 [Forbes]

Biden’s COVID-19 Relief Package Offers Real Hope 2021-01-15 [AFL-CIO]

Bipartisan House lawmakers introduced legislation that would block Trump administration’s controversial effort to politicize civil service 2021-01-15 [Gov Exec]

Dollar General to pay workers to get COVID-19 vaccine in retail first 2021-01-15 [East Bay Times]

Google Workers Launch New Union 2021-01-14 [The Bullet / Alphabet Workers Union]

Fast-food workers at McDonald's, Wendy's and other chains in 15 cities will strike Friday to demand boosting the minimum wage to $15 an hour 2021-01-14 [Biz Insider]

Biden’s Path to Winning Back Blue-Collar Workers 2021-01-14 [New Yorker]

The Workers First Agenda 2021-01-14 [AFL-CIO]

AFL-CIO proposes Workers First agenda to the new Biden administration and congress 2021-01-14 [AFL-CIO]

Fast-food workers at McDonald's, Wendy's and other chains will strike Friday to demand boosting the minimum wage to $15 an hour 2021-01-14 [Business Insider]

Nurses endorse impeachment, conviction of Trump 2021-01-14 [National Nurses United]

Trumka: Democracy and the labor movement are one and the same 2021-01-13 [Chicago Sun-Times]

The Workers First Agenda 2021-01-13 [AFL-CIO]

Rail unions petition FRA to protect Amtrak passengers, personnel after US Capitol insurrection 2021-01-13 [International Brotherhood of Teamsters]

FAA Administrator steps up enforcement on unruly passengers 2021-01-13 [Association of flight attendants-CWA]

Trumka: Biden must pass the Protecting the Right to Organize Act 2021-01-13 [Nat'l Catholic Reporter]

Social Security Unions Urge Biden to Oust Agency Leadership on Day One 2021-01-13 [Gov Exec]

Alphabet Workers Union calls on YouTube to ban Trump 2021-01-12 [Verge]

One In Four Black, Hispanic Workers Have Faced Workplace Discrimination In Past Year, Poll Suggests 2021-01-12 [Forbes]

Democracy and the labor movement are one and the same 2021-01-12 [Chicago Sun-Times]

AFL-CIO calls on Biden to appoint racial equity czar 2021-01-12 [The Hill]

Trumka: Workers first agenda will build sustainable economy and stronger democracy 2021-01-12 [AFL-CIO]

The Google union just passed 700 members: The Alphabet Workers Union has grown from roughly 230 employees and contractors last week 2021-01-12 [Verge]

The psychological effects of COVID-19 on hospital workers at the beginning of the outbreak with a large disease cluster on the Diamond Princess cruise ship 2021-01-12 [PubMed]

USDA urged to allocate specific funding to protect essential ag workers 2021-01-12 [Vegetable Growers News]

America, the Not So Beautiful 2021-01-12 [Our Times]

The Google union just passed 700 members 2021-01-12 [The Verge]

‘I don’t see how a big company like Amazon can be so greedy.’ E-commerce king turns middle-class warehouse career into a McJob 2021-01-11 [Chicago Tribune]

NEA calls for immediate removal of President Donald Trump 2021-01-11 [NEA]

Millions left without paid sick leave after Congress let pandemic benefit expire 2021-01-11 [CNN]

Teamsters denounce assault on democracy, mourn murder of U.S. Capitol police officer 2021-01-11 [International Brotherhood of Teamsters]

AFL-CIO general board calls on Donald Trump to resign or be removed from office 2021-01-10 [AFL-CIO]

ILWU statement on the events of January 6th 2021-01-09 [International Longshore & Warehouse Union]

Latest unemployment boost is ‘too little, too late,’ workers say: ‘They forgot about us a long time ago’ 2021-01-09 [CNBC]

Big Changes As Employers Prepare To Hire Foreign Workers 2021-01-09 [JDSupra]

‘I Did Not Feel Safe’: D.C. Essential Workers Describe Their Reactions To The Insurrection 2021-01-09 [WAMU]

New Trump admin tipping rules will help restaurant owners and hurt workers, advocates say 2021-01-09 [Wash Post]

U.S. trade policies have disproportionately harmed Black and Latino workers, not just the White working class Trump courted, researchers find 2021-01-09 [Wash Post]

Google Workers Speak Out About Why They Formed A Union: 'To Protect Ourselves' 2021-01-09 [NPR]

Yesterday’s Insurrection Was An Attack on Democracy by White Supremacists and Fascists: A message from CWA President Chris Shelton 2021-01-08 [CWA]

Google workers union blasts YouTube in wake of mob attack on Capitol 2021-01-08 [WGN]

UNI joins the U.S. labour movement in condemning anti-democratic, white supremacist attack on Capitol 2021-01-08 [UNI Global Union]

Violent mob attacks the media during Capitol assault 2021-01-08 [IFJ]

Mayor Walsh Says He’ll Fight For ‘Working People’ And ‘Labor Unions’ As Biden’s Labor Secretary 2021-01-08 [CBS Boston]

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