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BY Tom Burke | Detroit, MI | 12/06/13
In a blow to Detroit unionized public workers and their pensions, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven W. Rhodes ruled on Dec. 4, that workers’ pensions are not protected.
BY Kim DeFranco | Saint Paul, MN | 11/30/13
Black Friday protests are happening across the country today. Around 500 people took to the streets at the Midway Shopping Center here, Nov. 29, chanting, “Poverty wages have to go!”
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 11/29/13
Pickets were held outside of two local Walmart stores, Nov. 29, in support of workers who walked out demanding a living wage.
BY Cassia Laham | North Miami Beach, FL | 11/29/13
Around 45 people stood outside of the Walmart here with signs and banners on Black Friday to protest the company's unfair treatment of its workers.
BY Cecelia O’ Brien | Hialeah, FL | 11/27/13
In coordination with other Walmart workers across the nation, fourteen Walmart workers walked out of their workplace in Hialeah, Florida on Monday, November 25, 2013.
BY staff | Louisville, KY | 8/10/13
Negotiations between UPS and Teamster Local 89 set to begin here on Aug. 13, opening three days of talks.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 8/05/13
Saint Paul, MN - More than 240 members of Workers United Local 150 walked off the job from Health Systems Cooperative Laundries, August 5, forming picket lines at the plant entrances in a strike over unfair labor practices, which include the company’s unilateral discontinuation of sick-day benefits.
BY Preston Gilmore | Clarksville, TN | 7/23/13
In six cities across the state of Tennessee on July 20, people held pickets and delivered letters to Publix managers urging the Publix grocery store chain to join the Fair Food Program that would improve wages and working conditions for tomato pickers in Florida.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 7/02/13
Giving new meaning to ‘soldiers of solidarity,’ U.S. veterans joined fired health care workers to rally in front of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans on the afternoon of July 1.
BY David Hungerford | Harrisburg, PA | 6/29/13
A rally here, June 25, protested school layoffs and closings in Philadelphia. Teachers, safety workers, librarians and others are affected.
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