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Apr. 23, 1993
United Farm Workers of America founder Cesar Chavez dies in San Luis, Ariz., at age 66.

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Updated: Apr. 23 (12:05)

IATSE Local b4 - Alert
IATSE Local B4
How the Loss of Union Power Has Hurt American Manufacturing
Teamsters local 570
One second after decertification, our job security will become the exclusive purview of management.
IBT Local 1108
Why Young People Are Joining Unions Again
Teamsters local 570
How the Loss of Union Power Has Hurt American Manufacturing
Teamsters Local 355
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Charlotte Area Local APWU
 
     
The Entire Public Sector Is About to Be Put on Trial
Posted On: Jul 14, 2017
July 14, 2017 | RIGHT TO WORK | Within the next year, the Supreme Court is likely to rule on the latest existential threat to workers and their unions: Janus v. AFSCME. Like last year’s Friedrich’s v. CTA – a bullet dodged with Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected death – the Janus case is a blatant attack on working people by right-winged, moneyed special interests who want to take away workers’ freedom to come together and negotiate for a better life. For years, the Right has been hammering through state-level “right-to-work” laws in an effort to kill public sector unionism: it would see victory in the Janus case as the coup de grace. If the [U.S. Supreme] Court rules in favor of the Janus plaintiff and the Illinois public sector worker whose case not to pay union dues is being argued by the right-wing Liberty Justice Center and the National Right to Work Foundation – then right to work could become the law of the land in the public sector… There are more insidious effects… inthesetimes.com
 
 
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