US Airways Express Flight Attendants Overwhelmingly Authorize Strike

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Air Wisconsin flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants – CWA (AFA) voted to authorize a strike should management fail to reach an agreement with the Flight Attendants. An overwhelming 97.3 percent of Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants voted to authorize a strike. Air Wisconsin is the largest privately held regional airline More...

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Target
By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Federal Judge Overturns Union Election at N.Y. Target

A federal judge ordered a new vote, setting aside an unsuccessful unionization election at the Target store in Valley Stream, N.Y., after finding that Target managers had intimidated workers and violated federal More...

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By Lynn Herman On Friday, May 18th, 2012

US Department of Labor’s OSHA announces intent to establish Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee

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Strike
By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Workers Authorize Temporary Strike at Eight Twin Cities Hospitals

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USPS
By Annie Waldman On Monday, May 14th, 2012

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USPS
By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

USPS Backs off Plans to Close up To 3,700 Rural Post Offices

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Nurse
By Lynn Herman On Monday, May 7th, 2012

White House Report: New Health Care Law Invests in Nurses

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Occupy the Streets
By Aston Waldman On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

May Day Occupy Protesters Hit Oakland Hard

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Strike
By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Bay Area Sutter Nurses Strike

Bay Area registered nurses went on strike Tuesday at eight Sutter hospitals to protest more than 100 sweeping reductions in patient care and nurses’ standards and workplace conditions. The nurses on strike are More...

Plane
By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Airport Workers Strike at LAX

Airport workers participated in a May Day strike at Los Angeles International Tuesday to what they consider to be unfair labor practices. The strike involved LAX airport workers, L.A. labor unions, community members More...

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