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WIN Labor Report: June 14, 2013

Thu, 2013-06-13 15:10
* Obama less transparent than Bush in trade negotiations * Rep. Pocan opposes fast tracking TPP * Teamsters win settlement for Florida corrections officers

WIN Labor Report: June 13, 2013

Wed, 2013-06-12 18:09
* Female corrections employees file sexual harassment suit at Florida’s Coleman federal prison complex * Teamsters consider historic contract with UPS

WIN Labor Report: June 12, 2013

Tue, 2013-06-11 17:28
* Minnesota chain store cleaners launch two-day strike * Musicians join forces to save Marvel Entertainment jobs

WIN Labor Report: June 11, 2013

Mon, 2013-06-10 16:01
*CTU President says proposed Chicago schools action plan means little * Local governments rebuffed by Port of Vancouver companies locking out workers * Little progress for equal pay in 50 years

WIN Labor Report: June 10, 2013

Sun, 2013-06-09 14:54
* Connecticut secures communities from federal "secure communities" program * Port of Savannah truck drivers push for union representation

WIN Labor Report: June 7, 2013

Thu, 2013-06-06 18:30
* Walmart warehouse workers take grievances to Chicago * CFAU celebrates keeping knives off planes * One year on the strike lines for Palermo workers

WIN Labor Report: June 7, 2013

Thu, 2013-06-06 18:30
* Walmart warehouse workers take grievances to Chicago * CFAU celebrates keeping knives off planes * One year on the strike lines for Palermo workers

WIN Labor Report: June 6, 2013

Wed, 2013-06-05 18:30
* Mine Worker says Peabody Energy's pension theft part of larger war on workers * Teamsters call for re-hearing of cross-border trucking program * Court cites religious organization for pregnancy discrimination * Victory in Congress for prevailing wage laws

WIN labor report: June 5, 2013

Tue, 2013-06-04 12:51
UMWA Rallies 5,000 In Henderson Kentucky Against Peabody Energy Ending Retirement Benefits, Fourteen Arrested in Civil Disobedience

WIN Labor Report: June 4, 2013

Mon, 2013-06-03 20:40
* Connecticut provides licenses to undocumented workers * Workers protest for better wages at Walmart HQ

WIN Labor Report: June 3, 2013

Sun, 2013-06-02 15:18
* Coast-to-Coast rallies highlight concerns regarding rumored Koch buyout of Tribune
* Connecticut rally to save the Hartford Courant
* Los Angeles rally raises concern for seniors

WIN Labor Report: May 31, 2013

Thu, 2013-05-30 18:31
* UMWA will protest Patriot Coal bankruptcy ruling * SEIU raises environmental concerns at LAX * Seattle rises up for fast food workers

WIN Labor Report: May 30, 2013

Wed, 2013-05-29 13:12
* Immigration reform heads to Senate * Walmart workers head to Bentonville on "respect" tour * Koch opponents keep pressure on at Tribune publications * Evergreen College student service workers on strike

WIN Labor Report: May 29, 2013

Tue, 2013-05-28 18:38
* Building trades weigh-in on immigration reform * Walmart workers off the job and off to Bentonville * Flight attendants subdue unruly passenger

WIN labor report May 28, 2013

Mon, 2013-05-27 13:00
Coalition of Immokalee Workers Rally At Wendy's Shareholder Meeting For Fair Food Program

WIN Labor Report: May 27. 2013

Sun, 2013-05-26 16:45
* Special Report: Labor and the new Mayor of LA

WIN Labor Report: May 24. 2013

Thu, 2013-05-23 11:57
CTU President says Chicago school system hijacked * Will we ever retire? * Low wage workers greet McDonald's shareholders * IUPAT President calls for new models of organizing

WIN Labor Report: May 23, 2013

Wed, 2013-05-22 20:40
* Immigration reform highest priority of AFL-CIO * Minnesota child-care providers receive right to organize * Low-wage workers call for support from President

WIN Labor Report: May 22, 2013

Tue, 2013-05-21 17:09
* UC medical center strike "an action of last resort" * Low wage federal workers occupy DC

WIN Labor Report: May 21, 2013

Mon, 2013-05-20 14:02
* pressure increases to keep Chicago schools open * UC medical centers on strike * Low wage DC workers on strike