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Members of the 114th Congress in the House chamber this week in Washington, D.C.

A fight over how quickly workers can unionize

Mar 5, 2015
The Senate voted to block a new rule that would speed up unionization votes.
Posted In: labor union, unions, Congress, veto

As unions decline, dockworkers still have clout

Feb 23, 2015
Their union has the power to shut down all 29 ports on the West Coast.
Posted In: ports, Labor Unions, unions

The cost of fast food meals calculated in worker wages

May 15, 2014
The push for raising fast food worker wages has gone global.
Posted In: income, fast food, McDonald's, unions, wages

The struggles to unionize workers in Bangladesh

May 7, 2014
Labor unions in Bangladesh continue to struggle for expanded worker rights.
Posted In: Bangladesh, Rana Plaza, Retail, garment factories, Labor Unions, factory workers, unions

NLRB rules Northwestern football players can unionize

Mar 27, 2014
A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern football players are employees of the school and can vote on whether they want the representation of a labor organization.
Posted In: college football, NLRB, Northwestern University, unions

Could the Supreme Court deal another blow to unions?

Nov 13, 2013
The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case that could weaken union-organizing efforts.
Posted In: unions, labor, blue collar, Supreme Court, scotus

UAW and Volkswagen in talks to unionize U.S. car plant

Sep 4, 2013
'Worker's councils' will be like labor unions-lite.
Posted In: bbc, Volkswagen, unions, autoworkers

Move over, business owners: Labor is unhappy about Obamacare, too

Sep 2, 2013
Labor unions are unhappy with provisions in the Affordable Care Act that could tax their members' health coverage.
Posted In: unions, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act

BART strike reveals tech, transit worker divide

Jul 4, 2013
The strike has laid bare a tricky cultural divide in the Bay Area, between traffic-weary tech workers who drive the local economy, and blue collar transit workers who feel left behind.
Posted In: BART, San Francisco, california, public transportation, unions

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