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Tacoma Art Museum opts for union busting »

Museum board votes to deny voluntary recognition to employees, despite more than 80% support   The following is from Tacoma Art Museum Workers United: TACOMA (Nov. 23, 2022) — In a rushed vote, the Tacoma Art Museum Board refused to voluntarily recognize our union, TAM…

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Amid poverty wage proposals from IKEA, workers OK strike »

The following is from Teamsters 117: SPANAWAY, Wash. (Nov. 23, 2022) — Spelled in big, red letters across the wall of the IKEA distribution center in Spanaway reads their mission statement: “A better everyday life for the many people.” But for the 120 Teamsters who…

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Celebrate AFL-CIO’s Buy Union Week on Nov. 25 through Dec. 4 »

The following is from the Union Labor & Service Trades Department of the AFL-CIO: The 10 days following Thanksgiving are designated by the AFL-CIO as…

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Shuler: Labor’s historic political effort paid off, will continue »

AFL-CIO commits to strengthening organizing wave that is reshaping America   The following is from the AFL-CIO: WASHINGTON D.C. (Nov. 9, 2022) — AFL-CIO President…

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CEO-to-worker pay ratio hits all-time high »

Report: CEO pay up another 11% in 2021, now 399 times that of typical worker   The following is from the Economic Policy Institute: WASHINGTON,…

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