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Workers and allies demanding a $15 an hour wage stage a protest outside a McDonald's restaurant. News
As NLRB Delivers 'Victory' to McDonald's, Docs Reveal Fast Food Giant's Dirty Anti-Union Tactics
"The owner class will buy up every lever of power they can... But in the end we will win because together we are unstoppable."
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Sanders Unveils Workplace Democracy Plan to Expand Labor Rights and Double Union Membership
The presidential hopeful aims to end "right to work for less" and union-busting, and bar federal contracts for companies that exploit workers
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Members of New York's 1199 SEIU at the 2017 DC Climate March on April 29, 2017. News
'Fantastic... Who's Next?' SEIU First National Union to Endorse Green New Deal
"We need to combat climate change while raising standards for all working people."
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'Our Democracy Is Sick': Progressive Groups Join Forces to Ensure Voting Rights and End Corporate Sabotage of Common Good
"Today our system is in crisis," warns the new Declaration for American Democracy. "Together we must build a democracy where everyone participates, every vote is counted, voting rights are fully enforced, and everyone's voice is heard."
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Because 'Solidarity Is Key,' Labor Leaders Amplify Call for Peoples Climate March
'We must increase economic opportunity, protect and improve public health, and address, not ignore, the problems being caused by climate change.' —Chris Shelton, Communications Workers of America
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Union Cuts Budget in Preparation for Trump's "Extremist-Run Government"
"Because the far right will control all three branches of the federal government, we will face serious threats to the ability of working people to join together in unions," said SEIU president Mary Kay Henry
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As Fight Goes Global, McDonald's Under Fire for 'Low Road' Business Model
Brazil hearing marks 'major escalation of the global effort to hold McDonald’s accountable for its mistreatment of workers and bad corporate citizenship'
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25 Years Later: Lessons from the Organizers of Justice for Janitors
On June 15, 1990, the Los Angeles Police Department viciously attacked immigrant janitors who were striking for the right to organize in Century City, Los Angeles. In a story that is now all too familiar, the police claimed they were defending themselves. Only later, when TV news footage exposed...
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'We Will Win': McDonald's Worker Protests Stretch Into Second Day
At company's annual shareholder meeting, activists deliver petition signed by 1.4 million Americans calling for higher pay
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Getting Better Organized: The Fight for $15 and a Union
The Fight for $15 minimum wage campaign came to San Francisco in the very early hours of April 15. Around 100 protestors assembled at 6am and then marched very orderly through the doors, packed the dining area and shut down for one hour the McDonalds in the heart of the city’s Latino Mission...
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