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Trump Las Vegas Hotel Files Objections After Workers Vote to Join Union

Image via Unite Here Culinary Union Local 226

The Trump International Hotel Las Vegas has filed objections to a vote held by their employees, nine days after a majority of workers at the hotel have voted “YES” to be represented by the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and the Bartenders Union Local 165 of UNITE HERE.

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Stand with Korean Union Leaders

Stand with Korean Union Leaders

Union leaders in Korea face surveillance, harassment and imprisonment simply for standing up for workers’ rights. This crackdown on dissent is reaching new heights with the investigation of 1,531 people who recently attended a rally, protesting changes to labor laws.

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Flight Attendants Protest United Airlines as the Holiday Travel Season Kicks into High Gear

Flight Attendants Protest United Airlines as the Holiday Travel Season Kicks into High Gear

As holiday travel ramps up a week before Christmas, United Airlines flight attendants are marching at nearly 20 airports around the world to call attention to severe delays by management in contract negotiations.

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22 Resolutions Passed at the Recent CLUW Convention

22 Resolutions Passed at the Recent CLUW Convention

The Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) held its 18th Biennial Convention in November. Among the wide array of activities during the convention, the delegates passed numerous resolutions related to issues that affect and concern women in the workforce. 

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Trumka: Seattle Ride-Share Vote Is 'Progress' in On-Demand Economy

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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka released the following statement in response to yesterday’s vote by the Seattle City Council allowing drivers for “ride-share” companies such as Uber and Lyft to organize.

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Seattle’s For-Hire Drivers Win in Historic Vote

Seattle’s For-Hire Drivers Win in Historic Vote

Drivers in Seattle’s for-hire industry won the right to collectively bargain over their wages and working conditions through a historic first-in-the-nation ordinance passed unanimously by the Seattle City Council on Monday. The measure, sponsored by Council member Mike O’Brien, will now move to Mayor Ed Murray’s desk for his signature.

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Trumka: Federal Reserve Rate Hike Wrong Decision for Working People

In anticipation of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka made the following statement.

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The Paris Climate Change Agreement Is a Landmark Achievement

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The AFL-CIO applauds the U.N. Paris climate change agreement as a landmark achievement in international cooperation that is both sensible and achievable. We support the use of “nationally determined contributions” and recognize the importance of the transparency mechanisms, which allow appropriate responses if commitments are not met.

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Burn the TPP

Burn the TPP

Middle America is smoldering. For too long, average citizens worked harder and produced more, yet corporations cut pay and benefits, off-shore community-sustaining factories, kill family-supporting jobs and crush opportunity. 

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Worker Wins Update: Workers Continue to Make Waves and Raise Wages this Season

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Workers across the country finished 2015 strong, fighting for and achieving several significant victories to help create a better life for all working families.

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