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It is not a situation unique to Wisconsin. \n\n \"The labor movement in this country is in deep, deep trouble,\" says Jim Cavanaugh, former president of the South Central Federation of Labor . \"And what we\'ve been doing lately isn\'t working to
That was in the early 1930s, when he was paid 32.5 cents an hour to tie strings on cured hams so they could be hung in butcher shops. Mr. Orear got involved with labor history after the 1969 labor rally he and another union official organized to
He said his office had received complaints from trade union members that elections held by some organisations had been rigged. The A-G said the Electoral Decree that was in place would make it mandatory for all trade union elections to be held under
I've always felt confident about the American history education I received in various public schools (my 12th-grade civics teacher Sharon Levin comes to mind). But after watching Sasha Reuther 's riveting documentary Brothers on the Line , I realize
Mayor Bill de Blasio, who canceled today's big affordable housing speech to hammer out the final details of a contract with the city's teachers' union, stressed last night that he shares goals with both the real estate industry and labor unions.
It's been 35 years since the founding of Labor Notesa good time to look at how the labor movement's challenges have changed over the last 35 years. Labor Notes was founded the same year that employers discovered you could get concessions, that a
Promulgation 2007 and the Health and Safety at Work Act of 1996 faces a spot fine of between $100 and $5000. And when the matter reaches the tribunal, the employer may face a fine of $10,000 or two years behind bars, or both, if proven guilty.
For example, in New York's first Labor Day parade in 1882, 25,000 workers marched for the abolition of child labor and an eight-hour workday under a Knights of Labor banner. This and other efforts gave New York a reputation as a labor friendly town.
In honor of Seeger's legacy of activism, we reached out to longtime community activist and LaborFest co-founder Steve Zeltzer to hear about what he meant to the labor movement in the Bay Area and beyond. Pete Seeger played a critical cultural role
The sequel explored the damaging effects of the drug trade at length, but for the sake of comparison, the first film will suffice. The setting of the movie takes place in a future dystopia of Detroit, where gangs run rampant in a Detroit burned out