Labor News And Notes Round-up

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

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  • A Time Warner employee died after a manager told a co-worker to stop performing CPR and take care of customers.
  • A new report shows that wage theft is widespread in the low-wage economy. Not surprisingly, new reports of wage theft are coming from Walmart.
  • Occupy Wall Street and labor are moving towards working together more closely.
  • It appears that the union boycott of Huffington Post is over.
  • Workers in Alabama are engaging in wildcat strikes in response to harsh treatment of immigrants.
  • A new report shows that fixing crumbling infrastructure would be an easy fix to the on-going jobs crisis in the U.S.
  • Traditional pensions have proven to be more cost-effective in New York City than 401(k) plans.
  • The Department of Labor has launched a new web ap to connect the unemployed with jobs.
  • Watch the panel between AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis on the Future of Work and New Ways to Build Power.
  • Courts in Massachusetts have effectively ruled foreclosure sales in the state unconstitutional.
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