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Labour Last Updated: Sep 14, 2014 - 6:44:35 AM


Labour
Workers in Maine Buy Out Their Jobs, Set an Example for the Nation
On remote Deer Isle, Maine, the movement for a more just and democratic economy won a major victory this summer. More than 60 employees of three retail businesses - Burnt Cove Market, V&S Variety and Pharmacy, and The Galley - banded together to buy the stores and create the largest worker cooperative in Maine and the second largest in New England.

Sep 14, 2014 - 6:43:15 AM

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Russian Workers Go on Hunger Strike to Protest Low Wages in Health Sector
Health workers in the city of Ufa have declared a hunger strike to protest their low wages, state-run news agency TASS reported Tuesday.

Sep 11, 2014 - 7:19:57 AM

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Taking the Struggle From Streets to Legislatures
With private-sector union membership at an all-time low, and workers fed up with stingy wages and scant—if any—benefits, the labor movement takes up new strategies.

Sep 4, 2014 - 8:41:03 AM

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Wages Dropped for Almost All American Workers in First Half of 2014
Think your money’s not going very far this year? It’s not your imagination. According to new research by the Economic Policy Institute, real hourly wages declined for almost everybody in the U.S. workforce in the first half of 2014. Thanks, so-called recovery.

Sep 3, 2014 - 12:00:17 PM

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Why White Men Hate Unions
The South, the new workforce and the GOP war on your self-interest

Sep 3, 2014 - 11:22:25 AM

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