UAW president Shawn Fain on labor’s comeback: “This is what happens when workers get power”

Earlier this month, President Joe Biden paid a visit to the critical battleground state of Michigan. He came to Detroit – Motor City – to court union voters. Mr. Biden…

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California workers’ unique right to sue challenged by ballot measure

California workers who believe they have been victims of wage theft or other workplace abuses have for more than two decades relied on a unique state law that lets them…

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Food truck kingpin denies claims he took workers’ money and never delivered the trucks

Guitars flutter, an accordion wheezes and a singer unwinds the triumphant tale of Fernando Ochoa Jauregui, a Modesto-area builder of food trucks and trailers. “He still parties just because he…

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California fast food workers form a statewide union with SEIU backing

Mysheka Ronquillo works as a cashier and cook at a Carl’s Jr. in Long Beach, earning $16 an hour. She’s looking forward to a raise to $20 an hour in…

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Striking hotel workers hit by pellet gun projectiles, union says

Months of strikes have brought about more than two dozen new labor agreements between hotel operators and their workers, yet tensions remain high on picket lines across Southern California. In…

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Sports Illustrated lays off most or all of its workers, union says

The publisher of Sports Illustrated plans to lay off most or all of the iconic brand’s staff, putting its future in doubt, according to the union that represents workers at…

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L.A. hotel strike: 28 hotels reached tentative deals with workers

The new year has brought more progress in contract talks between Southern California hotels and the union that represents their workers. Unite Here Local 11 this week secured tentative agreements…

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Family-run businesses, contractors and tens of thousands of federal workers wait as Congress attempts to avoid government shutdown

Marty Nohe, who owns a family-run appliance store and distribution center in Woodbridge, Virginia, said his employees have asked him “why business was so quiet.” He said, “I told them,…

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Minimum-wage workers in these California cities are getting a raise in 2024

Workers at fast-food restaurants and in minimum-wage jobs can expect a pay bump soon, courtesy of higher wage floors adopted by California lawmakers and more than two dozen cities across…

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Pasadena hotel workers strike on eve of the Rose Parade – Press Enterprise

Hospitality workers picket outside of the Hyatt Place hotel in Pasadena as part of ongoing labor disputes at hotels across Los Angeles county on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2023. The strike,…

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Almost 10 million workers in 22 states will get raises on January 1. See where wages are rising.

New Jersey minimum wage to increase in new year Newspaper Ads Canyon Crest CA New Jersey minimum wage to increase in new year 00:33 Higher minimum wages will go into…

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Giuliani to pay former Georgia election workers $148 million

WASHINGTON —  A federal jury ordered former Trump campaign lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani on Friday to pay $148 million to two former Georgia election workers who became the targets of violent…

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Workers at the Go Get Em Tiger coffee chain want to unionize

The unionization wave has come to Los Angeles’ homegrown coffee franchise Go Get Em Tiger. More than 70% of the company’s over 100 workers have signed union authorization cards. This…

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Medieval Times Buena Park workers end strike

Show performers and stable hands at Medieval Times’ Buena Park castle are ending their nine-month strike and will return to work Wednesday morning without a contract agreement, the union said….

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