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Denver Area: Teacher-Backed Candidates Sweep All But One School Board Races 2019-11-07 [Diane Ravitch]

VA Workers Rally in Aurora Against Trump’s Assault on Federal Labor Unions 2019-08-08 [Westword]

Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk 2019-05-08 [Science Daily]

Kroger union workers ratify contract 2019-05-05 [Daily Sentinel]

King Soopers Union Workers Ratify Contract With Grocer 2019-05-05 [AP]

King Soopers union workers ratify new deal with grocery chain 2019-05-04 [Denver Post]

Some legal immigrants in marijuana jobs denied citizenship 2019-04-06 [SD Union-Trib]

King Soopers and Workers Reach Tentative Deal To Avoid Strike 2019-03-26 [Colorado Public Radio]

King Soopers, workers union reach agreement to avoid strike; union workers to vote on deal 2019-03-25 [FOX]

Negotiations Resume Between King Soopers and Union 2019-03-25 [CBS]

Little progress as King Soopers, union negotiate contract 2019-03-24 [Denver Post]

King Soopers union employees authorized to strike 2019-03-19 [Denver (KKTV)]

Kroger union workers reject contract, vote to authorize strike 2019-03-16 [Daily Sentinel]

King Soopers employees vote overwhelmingly to strike: 12,000 UFCW employees 2019-03-16 [Denver Channel]

Strike Vote Begins For King Soopers Union Workers 2019-03-15 [CBS]

King Soopers workers planning strike vote, cite 'little progress' in talks with grocer 2019-03-08 [The Gazette]

Contract talks break down between King Soopers workers, Kroger 2019-03-08 [KOAA News 5]

Denver: Immigrant teachers threatened with deportation if they join the strikes 2019-02-21 [The Guardian]

Few Colorado workers get paid time off to care for a new baby or sick family member. Changing that is a key goal for Democrats. 2019-02-18 [Colorado Sun]

This is what Denver teachers got after 3 days on strike 2019-02-15 [CNN]

The Denver teachers strike is over. They won 2019-02-14 [Vox]

Denver Public Schools, union reach tentative agreement to end city’s first teachers strike in 25 years 2019-02-14 [Denver Post]

Denver teachers fight against austerity 2019-02-14 [Education International]

Day 2 recap of Denver strike: Everything you need to know about picketing, bargaining, legal threats, and the view from schools 2019-02-13 [Chalkbeat]

As the Denver district and teachers union battle over pay, the public has its say 2019-02-13 [Chalkbeat]

Thousands of Denver teachers are on strike, and students are joining them 2019-02-12 [CNN]

Denver teachers go on strike after failing to reach pay deal 2019-02-12 [WNCT]

Denver is so expensive that teachers have to get creative to make ends meet 2019-02-12 [CNN]

Denver teachers strike to dismantle pay-for-performance system 2019-02-12 [Washington Post]

First Denver teachers strike in 25 years set for Monday after union ends contract talks with school district 2019-02-11 [Denver Post]

Ten things to watch as Denver teachers go on strike 2019-02-11 [Chalkbeat]

Denver teacher strike: What to know 2019-02-11 [USAToday]

CU Boulder grad student workers' push for union comes amid national movement 2019-02-11 [Daily Camera]

The Denver Teacher Strike Is On: Union Breaks Off Contract Negotiations 2019-02-11 [CPR]

Denver teachers threaten to strike after state refused to intervene 2019-02-07 [Washington Post]

Denver Public Schools teachers set a strike date for 11 February. 2019-02-07 [CBS4]

Denver teachers are on the brink of a strike. Here’s how we got here and what could be next 2019-02-01 [Chalkbeat]

Denver teachers union asks state not to intervene in dispute with Denver Public Schools 2019-01-29 [Denver Channel]

Denver Teacher Strike Scabs Could Include Central Office Personnel 2019-01-27 [Deutsch29]

Millions in administrator bonuses revealed as Denver teachers prep for strike 2019-01-25 [No. Denver News]

Denver: Administrators Get Bonuses as Teachers Plan Strike 2019-01-25 [Diane Ravitch]

DPS apologizes after threat to report striking teachers on visas to immigrant officials 2019-01-25 [KDVR]

Denver teachers vote overwhelmingly to go on strike over base pay 2019-01-23 [USA Today]

Denver public school teachers vote to strike over pay, incentives 2019-01-23 [Reuters]

The DPS Teachers Contract Has Expired. Union Members Will Vote On Whether To Strike 2019-01-20 [CO Peb Radio]

Denver And Los Angeles: Two Cities Trying To Negotiate A New Deal With Teachers 2019-01-20 [NPR]

The clock is ticking as Denver teachers, students and families brace for strike 2019-01-17 [7 abc Denver]

Not Out To Lunch: Businesses That Rely On Federal Workers Suffer The Shutdown 2019-01-06 [NPR]

Alongside Those Federal Workers Sidelined By The Shutdown? Their Favorite Lunch Spots 2019-01-05 [Colorado Public Radio]

Colorado passes Amendment A, voting to officially abolish prison slavery 2018-11-08 [Vox]

This month in labour history

1-11-1962 Strike at New York Daily News by the Newspaper Guild precedes a larger strike at multiple newspapers [more]

1-11-1918 Scab driver crashes a NYC subway train during labour dispute: 97 die, 255 injured. [more]

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]

2-11-1920 SPUSA and railway workers' union leader Eugene V. Debs receives nearly one million votes for Presidency of the United States. [more]

2-11-1909 150 arrested in IWW free speech fight, Spokane, Washington [more]

3-11-1921 Striking milk truck drivers in New York City dump thousands of gallons of milk on the streets. [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]

11-11-1831 Slave rebellion leader Nat Turner is hanged for his role leading a slave revolt 3 months earlier in Virginia. [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]

13-11-1974 Oil, Chemical & Atomic Workers union activist Karen Silkwood dies in suspicious car crash while driving documents to a reporter. [more]

14-11-1938 Foundation of the National Federation of Telephone Workers (later Communications Workers of America) in New Orleans. [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]

20-11-1896 Rose Pesotta born. Anarchist labour activist & only woman on board of Intl Ladies’ Garment Workers Union (ILGWU). [more]

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