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A joyless holiday season faces 70,000 unionized Southern and Central California supermarket workers who have been on strike or locked out since October 11.
Taking privatization to extremes, a new law ends the public sector as we knew it.
While farmworkers are sickened by pesticides, industry writes the rules.
The mega-retailer has set its sights on the urban market, but the living-wage movement is putting up a fight.
The signs all over the store proclaiming Everyday Low Prices look the
same (except that they're printed in Chinese), as do the neatly dressed
"associates" patrolling the selling floor.
Even as the labor leaders who support him are redoubling efforts to
secure the Democratic presidential nod for Dick Gephardt, it is becoming
increasingly clear that the former House minority le
As long as firms are willing to hire them, immigrants will come.
The retail food workers strike in California may be the first in a series of battles that could shape the future of labor-management relations throughout the US.
Immigrants hit the road for civil rights.
Late last week, Yale clerical and maintenance workers who had been striking for three weeks won a contract that will transform the standard of living of clerical workers at the university, as wel