Nation Topics - Unions
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At its LA convention, organized labor vowed to reinvigorate organizing and strengthen progressive alliances. And not a moment too soon.
Showdowns in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City and beyond have turned out parents and teachers in droves—and revealed how out of touch education reformers really are.
From student walkouts in Philly and Chicago to union organizing and MOOCs in California, here are the latest reports by our student activist/writers.
The heat is on big banks and CEOs as labor and community activists band together.
Disguised as health promotion, it’s another form of cost-shifting to employees, in which some will be unfairly penalized.
It’s time to tie worker rights to “Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall.”
Establishing lower pay for new hires, these agreements have undermined union solidarity by opening a gulf between generations.
New York City’s school bus drivers and aides do a tough job where experience matters.
Disguised by its billionaire backers as campaign finance reform, California’s Proposition 32 would destroy the political power of unions.
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