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Labor News And Notes Round-up

The latest stories from the front lines of the labor fight across the country... Thousands of nurses are on strike at Sutter Health and Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California. Take action to show your solidarity. Families of

The latest stories from the front lines of the labor fight across the country...

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  • Thousands of nurses are on strike at Sutter Health and Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California. Take action to show your solidarity.
  • Families of the 1,300 workers locked out by American Crystal Sugar need your help.
  • Lindsey Graham continues the Republican assault on the National Labor Relations Board.
  • Our trade deficit with China is costing us nearly three million jobs.
  • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is suing to block the new Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act ruling.
  • Four of four union-backed candidates won in New Hampshire elections.
  • United Food and Commercial Workers reached a three-year deal with grocery storkes in Southern California, avoiding a strike.
  • united Food and Commercial Workers International Union settled a lawsuit over getting paid for work done that has stretched out for 12 years.
  • Working America has expanded its Job Tracker to help workers find out what companies are doing in terms of outsourcing, violation of codes and discriminatory and illegal practices.
  • The Department of Labor is cracking down on wage theft.
  • The deal reached between the United Auto Workers and General Motors is predicted to create 17,000 jobs.
  • Corporations supporting new free trade deals are big-time outsourcers.
  • CareerBuilder.com is continues to allow discrimination against the unemployed.
  • Only the top 3% of Americans, in terms of education level, saw wage increases over the last ten years.
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