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Labour Last Updated: May 20, 2022 - 1:14:44 PM


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How Lobstermen Formed a Union Co-op to Claw Back Fair Prices
As independent contractors, Maine lobstermen are denied collective bargaining rights. But they partnered with the Machinists to create both an affiliate local and a marketing cooperative. Photo: IAMAW Maine Lobsterman Local 207.

Feb 13, 2022 - 3:02:28 PM

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White House Offers Blueprint for Union Growth as Labor Movement Struggles to Gain Ground
The Biden administration report comes at a time when union organizing in the United States is near a historic low, with just 10.3 percent of wage and salary workers belonging to a union in 2021, down threefold from a high in the 1950s.

Feb 9, 2022 - 12:10:15 PM

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Two years on, pandemic’s frontline workers still lack adequate labour protections
The new calendar year began with the entire city of Xi’an in the middle of a month-long Covid-19 lockdown as China pursues its “Zero Covid” strategy, which is reliant on hotels as quarantine facilities.

Feb 8, 2022 - 3:49:48 PM

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The Fed is about to raise interest rates and shaft American workers – again
Policymakers fear a labor shortage is pushing up wages and prices. Wrong. Real wages are down and workers are struggling

Feb 7, 2022 - 12:13:55 PM

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Maida Springer Kemp Championed Workers’ Rights on a Global Scale
The Panamanian garment worker turned labor organizer, Pan-Africanist, and anti-colonial activist advocated for US and African workers amid a Cold War freeze.

Feb 5, 2022 - 3:35:11 PM



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