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Labor News Update - 01/20/2023
Workers at the Russell Library in Middletown, Connecticut, are celebrating their newly won contract, which took nearly a year of tough negotiations and highlights the union difference.
Corporate Pressure Groups Are Cheering On the Supreme Court’s War on Unions
Hundreds picket at Station Casinos office over stalled union contract
Video:Southwest pilots union leader calls on strike vote after holiday chaos
Striking HarperCollins Workers Rally Outside Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp
Kentucky legislators get pay hike after voting increase for themselves but not for teachers https://kentuckylantern.com/2023/01/19/kentucky-legislators-get-pay-hike-after-voting-increase-for-themselves-but-not-for-teachers/
Microsoft is cutting 10,000 workers, almost 5% of its workforce, joining other tech companies that have scaled back their pandemic-era expansions.
Politicians may have headed off their strike, but rail workers haven't stopped organizing for paid sick leave and safe staffing.
The White House Will Require Agency Labor Advisors to Oversee Federal Contractors
The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Wednesday cited three Amazon facilities for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). The facilities were cited for failing to provide a safe, non-hazardous environment for employees.
Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today showed union membership in the United States grew by more than 273,000 in 2022, despite fierce and often illegal corporate union-busting.
Amazon begins cutting 18,000 workers in its biggest layoffs ever
A win for workers in the fight to uphold the federal contractor minimum wage
2022 a was a banner year for the labor movement. Workers all over the country turned to unions to give them a voice on the job against increasingly demanding employers. Below are a few of the notable victories and their new unions.
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