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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — They rode the streets of Memphis in creaky, dangerous garbage trucks, picking up trash from home after home, toiling for a sanitation department that treated them with indifference bordering on disdain. In 1968 those workers took to the streets, marching with civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to demand better working conditions, higher pay and union protection.
Adrian Sainz, Associated Press
, April 03, 2013
DENVER (AP) — CenturyLink and the union representing 13,000 workers in 13 states in the West and Midwest have failed to reach a contract agreement, but have signed onto a day-to-day extension of the expired pact.
WASHINGTON — The massive teachers’ strike in Chicago offers a high-profile test for the nation’s teachers’ unions, which have seen their political influence threatened as a growing reform movement seeks to improve ailing public schools.
Sam Hananel, Associated Press
, September 12, 2012
American Crystal Sugar union leaders say they’re willing to give on some key sticking points when they sit down for talks with company management next week, but need a similar attitude from the other side of the negotiating table to make progress toward ending the 10-month-old lockout.
By Marino Eccher , Forum Communications Co.
, May 31, 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Fifteen months after taking control of Minnesota's Legislature, Republicans have put a gay marriage ban on this November's ballot, moved to expand gun rights and cast dozens of votes to cut state spending. But there's one issue where they failed to get traction: watering down the strength of organized labor with a right-to-work law.
Patrick Condon, Associated Press
, April 06, 2012
Becky Swanson says she fears that she will lose her voice with state officials if fellow daycare providers vote to unionize.
If a majority of 4,300 Minnesota in-home day-care providers vote to join unions, Swanson said, the unions probably would take over all negotiations.
By Don Davis, Forum Communications Co.
, November 29, 2011
The union representing 1,300 locked out American Crystal Sugar Co. workers plans to contact the federal mediator assigned to the case this week to request a negotiating session with company management in an attempt to end a lockout that has stretched on for more than 70 days.
By Ryan Schuster, Forum Communications Co.
, October 11, 2011
Unions lent their muscle to the long-running protest against Wall Street and economic inequality Wednesday, with their members joining thousands of protesters in a lower Manhattan march as smaller demonstrations flourished across the country.
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