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Hospital workers win 113-day union recognition strike in Charleston, S.C..

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Labor Organizers Look to Apps to Reach Wider Audiences
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Labor Organizers Look to Apps to Reach Wider Audiences
Teamsters Local 355
Labor Organizers Look to Apps to Reach Wider Audiences
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The Emerging Plan to Save the American Labor Movement
Posted On: Apr 12, 2018
April 12, 2018 | U.S. LABOR | The Center for American Progress has just proposed a big idea for raising Americans’ wages. It calls for the creation of national wage boards, tasked with setting minimum wage and benefit standards for specific industries. Fast-food companies, say, would send representatives to meet with union officials and other worker representatives, and hammer out a deal that ensures workers get a fair shake. Same goes for nurses, or retail workers, or home health aides, or accountants. … The secretary of labor would create separate boards for different industries and occupations, and work with unions and other worker groups to enforce the wage rules once they’re adopted. This may seem like an extreme idea… vox.com
 
 
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