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Labor Issues

Politics
Sure, the bill is DOA in the Republican Senate, but progressives hope it puts down a marker on workers' rights.
Politics
Supporters hope a successful campaign to represent tens of thousands of workers will improve the system for everyone involved.
Business
The number of union members stayed roughly the same and didn’t grow with the labor force.
Politics
After a report revealed his campaign exploited prison laborers to make calls on his behalf, Bloomberg said he's no longer working with the company that hired them.

World News
Unprepared tourists faced empty train stations and closed landmarks as Paris police prepared for a major demonstration through the capital.
Politics
The presidential candidate is proposing protections for part-time shift workers, many of whom are in low-wage jobs in the retail and food industries.
Politics
Workers at a distribution center in Berlin, Germany, protested Amazon's working conditions and pay on one of the online retailer's busiest days of the year.
Politics
The Massachusetts senator is the first presidential candidate to weigh in on remarks by Gov. Ralph Northam that angered liberals across the country.
Politics
In addition to the immediate policy impact, leaving the anti-union system intact could hurt Democrats’ long-term political prospects.
Impact
Few companies have clear “climate leave” policies setting out what workers can expect in the face of worsening disasters.
Politics
The campaign still needs to reach a contract agreement with the union.
Culture & Arts
Amid the rise of a new labor movement, the classic insult is going mainstream.
Politics
AFSCME 3299 has a labor dispute with the school, and Democrats don't want to be on the wrong side of unions.
U.S. News
The four-year investigation has resulted in charges against a dozen individuals for illegal payouts to union officials.
Education
More than 300,000 students missed days of classes, but they will be made up at the end of the school year under the terms of the deal.
Politics
James Hoffa has been a vocal supporter of Trump's trade moves but says the president hasn't delivered for union members.
Education
The standoff between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Teachers Union has resulted in an eighth day of striking, the city's longest in over 30 years.
Business
The work stoppage lasted 40 days and was the longest the auto industry had seen in two decades.
Politics
About 25,000 teachers are on strike in the Windy City — and negotiations are fraught.
Business
"Roy A. McCombs tragically lost his life today on a picket line standing up for a better life for himself and his coworkers," the union said.