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Dec. 12, 2006
A U.S. immigration sweep of six Swift meat plants results in arrests of nearly 1,300 undocumented workers.

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Updated: Dec. 13 (00:05)

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17
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Court Case Threatens to Set Back Workers’ Rights by 80 Years
Posted On: Oct 03, 2017
Oct. 3, 2017 | LABOR LAW | Kicking off its new term with a splash, the U.S. Supreme Court [heard] a trio of cases Monday that threaten to set back workers’ rights by more than 80 years, labor-side employment lawyers claim. The suits, known as Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, pose the question of whether employers can force employees, as a condition of employment, to agree to submit almost any federal legal claim they have against the company to individual arbitration, effectively waiving their right to bring class actions or other joint legal proceedings. “This is probably the most important employment, civil rights, or labor case I can remember,” says Cliff Palefsky, who is co-counsel on an amicus brief for 10 major labor unions, including the Service Employees International Union and International Brotherhood of Teamsters…finance.yahoo.com
 
 
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