Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Went to the Front Lines in 2014, with More than 40,000 People United in the Fight against Asbestos

Sunday, December 7, 2014 11:29 PM

The organization further strengthened its network of victims, physicians, researchers, public health practitioners, and labor union members and increased its credibility as a leader in the field with presentations at more than 12 conferences around the world.


German union launches new strike at Amazon warehouse

Sunday, December 7, 2014 7:04 PM

BERLIN (Reuters) - Workers at a German warehouse of went on strike on Monday as labor union Verdi sought to squeeze the online retailer in the busy pre-Christmas period in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Verdi said in a statement ...


The Weekend That Was

Sunday, December 7, 2014 9:29 AM

The executive board for the stateís second-largest public labor union, PEF, voted Friday to overturn an ethics hearing panelís controversial decision to clear a downstate council leader of wrongdoing for spending union money at stores and restaurants.


"The proletariat is dead! Long live the precariat!"

Sunday, December 7, 2014 2:38 AM

These workers are probably the best-organized precariat in the world, and though they are not agitating for radically changing the nature of their work, their demands for better pay and labor union-level security are gaining support across the country.


Workers at psychiatric hospital blame new state law for increase in injuries

Saturday, December 6, 2014 6:22 AM

"Staff are literally putting their lives on the line, and our injury rates will continue to go up," said Jackie Spanjers, a nurse and the local union president at Anoka-Metro. "Itís not working." State legislators unanimously passed the so-called 48-hour ...


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