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Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a contract, ending a six-day strike at the nation's second-largest district.... Read Story
Cleaners, receptionists, security guards and other support staff began a 48-hour strike yesterday... Read Story
Could there be a broader lesson in a current strike over authorship for actors and stage managers working in “labs” that lead to future Broadway plays? Read Story
A new contract for Los Angeles teachers provides limited wage increases, but teachers made headway in areas where they said they needed support, including smaller class sizes and an increase in the number of librarians and nurses. Read Story
NYSUT statement on passage of legislation to fix New Yorks broken teacher evaluation system... Read Story
"Teachers, students, parents, and their neighbors came together in the pouring rain to make historic demands for public education."... Read Story
Federal workers gathered Wednesday at the Hart Senate Office Building to protest the ongoing government shutdown, which has left hundreds of thousands of them without pay. Read Story
The United Steelworkers union (USW) has made progress on some issues in contract... Read Story
Introduced by Sen. Rosalyn Dance, D-Petersburg, SB 1200 would have increased the minimum wage to $10 on July 1 and eventually to $15 in July 2021. It was defeated Monday afternoon in a 19-21 party-line vote. Read Story
Denver teachers have voted to strike in the name of fair wages, marking the first time educators in Colorado's largest school district have agreed to walk out of their classrooms in 25 years. Read Story
WASHINGTON—Labor and allied groups injected into the 2019 Women’s March here a major component demanding an end to the Trump government shutdown which, unions say, amounts to a lockout of 800,000 plus workers. Read Story
A stoush at a coal terminal in NSW is taking on a wider battle about the use of casuals. Read Story
Members of the Wright State University (WSU) Faculty Union have begun their strike, leaving their offices on the campus early Tuesday morning as a result of fai... Read Story
Plans to construct a hotel tower in Downtown's Historic Core face an important test this week, when the Central Los Angeles Area Planning Commission is scheduled to consider an appeal of the proposed development. ... Read Story
"We named him, we raised him, and we have defended his rights in federal court before," Local 150 posted on Facebook. Read Story
Headline Ambulance staff warn more industrial action is on the way... Read Story
The National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel reportedly wants to find a legal way to ban Scabby the Rat from protests, but experts believe the First Amendment will protect him. Read Story
Hundreds of members of Wright State’s faculty union walked off the job Tuesday.The university's chapter of the American Association of University... Read Story
If its demands are met, the historic teacher strike in Los Angeles has the potential to upend union orthodoxy across the United States. Read Story
January 18, 2019 (Union Membership Byte) By Hye Jin Rho and Hayley Brown Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released data on union membership for 2018. Using additional analysis of the raw data, this paper discusses recent developments in un... Read Story
Over 70,000 "maquiladora" workers from 45 factories in the US-Mexico border town of Matamoros, Mexico have entered the sixth day of their courageous struggle as... Read Story
Further talks aimed at avoiding a strike by 43,000 nurses later this month take place this morning. Read Story
Most educators and parents see class size as an indicator of a quality education and have made it a priority in teacher strikes across the United States in the past year, but its effectiveness is still up for debate. Read Story
Los Angeles schools Superintendent Austin Beutner has said previously that the contract dispute should not be seen as a referendum on charter schools, which are publicly funded but privately operated. Read Story
THE decision by Scottish teaching unions to ballot their members on strike action raises important and difficult issues.Principally, do teachers…... Read Story
A full-scale walkout at the Port Kembla steelworks could be on the cards when steelworkers meet to discuss the company’s latest pay offer. Read Story
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has provided to mediate in renewed contract talks proposed for Thursday between negotiators for 30,000 putting academics and the nation’s second-largest college district, union leaders stated late on Wednesday. Read Story
The Oakland Education Association called a strike authorization vote over four days, starting Jan. 29, at all Oakland Unified School District sites that will allow union leaders to call a strike, once a... Read Story
The Denver Classroom Teachers Association vote today, January 19, and Tuesday, January 22, to determine whether teachers will go on strike beginning later this month for the first time since 1994. Read Story
OIRA has rushed to approve OSHA's rollback of its recordkeeping regulation, but because the Federal Register is closed, we don't know what it actually says. Read Story