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Workers At Closing Goodyear Tire Plant Take Their Bosses Hostage
'Boss-napping' returns in France as unionists lock up Goodyear executives. Read more...
Hundreds of Bangladesh garment factories shut down on Monday due to protests, but the day ended with sweeping changes finally on the horizon for millions of the underpaid workers who have long toiled in far too often unsafe and deadly conditions. Read more...
Watch: Workers march for the "Fight For 15" rally seeking higher wages of at least $15 per hour, and the right to form a union workers in Chicago on Wednesday. Read more...
Watch: Boston Teamsters form human shield to prevent Westboro Baptist Church members from disrupting the funeral service for bomb victim Krystle Campbell. Read more...
They sat in the middle of Las Vegas Boulevard and waited for the police to throw them in jail. But the over 100 strong members of the Culinary 226 and Bartenders 165 union were not quiet in their waiting, blocking traffic for an hour and chanting a message for the decision-makers of the Cosmopolitan resort, where union employees have been working without a contract for two years. Read more...

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In America, people who work hard should be able to afford basic necessities like groceries, rent, childcare and transportation. While fast food corporations reap the benefits of record profits, workers earn $7.25/hr and are barely getting Read more...
After a Black Friday action at Wal-Mart, NYC fast-food workers walk out, challenging a nearly union-free industry Read more...
Employees of a Phoenix, Arizona Wal-Mart protest on Black Friday... Read more...
According to the Organization United for Respect at Walmart, 1,000 protests occurred at Wal-Mart stores across 46 states, with hundreds of workers walking off the job in an unprecedented decentralized, open-source strike at the retail giant. Read more...
Flashback, Black Friday 2008: The throng of Wal-Mart shoppers had been building all night, filling sidewalks and stretching across a vast parking lot at the Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream, N.Y. At 3:30 a.m., the Nassau County Read more...