Daily Archives: December 5, 2013

Raise the Minimum Wage

Click Here to to Tell Senators Harkin and Grassley to support the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013  

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Unions, universities, others analyzing pension change fallout

SPRINGFIELD — Labor union bosses, university presidents and pension system officials were asking what comes next a day after Illinois lawmakers voted to change retirement benefits for thousands of state employees and retirees. With Gov. Pat Quinn poised to sign the … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Foods Continues Disgraceful Bargaining Tactics

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By Robert Cale UFCW 617                 In Darien, Wisconsin Pinnacle Foods owns a facility that produces many of the Birds Eye products that we are familiar with. The workers at this facility are represented by UFCW Local 1473. Their contract … Continue reading

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Labor News

December 06 African-American delegates meet in Washington, D.C., to form the Colored National Labor Union as a branch of the all-white National Labor Union created three years earlier. Unlike the NLU, the CNLU welcomed members of all races. Isaac Myers … Continue reading

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