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WIN Labor Report: April 22, 2013

Sat, 2013-04-20 07:02
* Special Report: AFSCME celebrates library workers on National Library Workers Day

WIN Labor Report: April 19, 2013

Thu, 2013-04-18 14:21
* Echoes of 2005 Texas City explosion in Waco incident * What's up with the worker co-op movement? * Tax credits to subsidize health insurance coming soon

WIN Labor Report: April 18, 2013

Wed, 2013-04-17 18:49
* Republic/Allied Waste workers in Memphis strike * AFL-CIO expanding resources for non-union workers * Florida teachers suing over Constitutionality of 2011 law

WIN Labor Report: April 17, 2013

Tue, 2013-04-16 16:28
UE Fights For 950 Jobs As GE Moves Work To Non-Union Texas Plant
American Crystal Sugar Workers Vote To Accept The Latest Company Offer To End Lockout
Public Urged To Flood Mitsui-United Grain With Calls To End Lockout Of ILWU Workers In Vancouver, Washington

WIN Labor Report: April 16, 2013

Mon, 2013-04-15 15:22
Teamsters Launch New Strike Against Republic Services/Allied Waste In Georgia-
Blue Green Alliance Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference Opens In Washington
House Republicans Want To Terminate Federal Workers Who Owe Taxes

WIN Labor Report: April 15, 2013

Sun, 2013-04-14 16:10
* Senator' Barrasso's coal mining job claims fail fact check * Coal mining jobs at highest rate since 1994 * Tomato pickers target Wendy's in NYC's Midtown

WIN Labor Report: April 12, 2013

Fri, 2013-04-12 02:45
Thousands Rally For Immigration Reform
Philly City Council Comes Up Short In Veto Of Paid Sick Days
Testimony Heard On Working Family Flexibility Act
Minnesota State Rep. Metsa Takes Minimum Wage Challenge

WIN Labor Report: April 11, 2013

Wed, 2013-04-10 18:16
* Majority of recent high school graduates are underemployed * Sen. Sanders calls on president to keep promise to not cut SS

WIN Labor Report: April 10, 2013

Tue, 2013-04-09 15:51
* Amazon feels pressure from German warehouse workers * Obama NLRB nominations endorsed by AFL-CIO * Republic Services/Allied Waste strike extends to more states

WIN Labor Report: April 9, 2013

Mon, 2013-04-08 16:50
* NLRB says Cablevision acted illegally in Bronx union vote * Equal Pay Day focuses sunlight on gender-based wage gap

WIN Labor Report: April 8, 2013

Sun, 2013-04-07 14:41
* Special Report: A blue-green coalition sees success in Connecticut

WIN Labor Report: April 5, 2013

Thu, 2013-04-04 13:00
Georgia Federation of Teachers President: Cheating Not Condoned, Altanta Ignored Whistle-Blowing By Union
Memphis Sanitation Workers Fight For Their Jobs 45 Years After Dr. King Died Defending Their Union Rights
NYC Fast Food Workers Walk Off Their Jobs Demanding Higher Wages And Right To Form Unions
IBEW File Suit In Contract Dispute With Glendale California Water & Power

WIN Labor Report: April 4, 2013

Wed, 2013-04-03 18:23
* North Korea shuts South Korean workers out of shared facility * AFL-CIO's Trumka calls for family-focused immigration reform

WIN Labor Report: April 3, 2013

Tue, 2013-04-02 15:57
* Georgia teacher union blew whistle on Atlanta cheating * Chicago says "scrap the cap" * WWII enslaved Chinese workers continue to seek retribution * Bloomberg says national hiring is up

WIN Labor Report: April 2, 2013

Mon, 2013-04-01 14:46
* Sanitation strike spreads beyond Ohio * Tensions rising as Vegas taxi strike grinds on * Activists tell shoppers "Don't Do Koch" * UAW sees membership growth

WIN Labor Report: April 1, 2013

Sun, 2013-03-31 16:49
* Business and labor reach compromise on immigration reform * 28 percent of US workers less than $1k in retirement savings * UK postal workers strike over franchise plan * More than 80 miners buried in Tibet

WIN Labor Report: March 29, 2013

Thu, 2013-03-28 16:21
As Anti-Union Law Takes Effect In Michigan, Republicans Try To Punish Education Institutions Fr Extending Labor Contracts- 03/29/13
U.S. And U.K. Unions Form Alliance To Deal With Multi-National Corporations- 03/29/13
AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Helps NYC Housing Co-Op Repair Hurricane Damage- 03/29/13

WIN Labor Report: March 28, 2013

Wed, 2013-03-27 19:56
Workers Independent News daily national labor radio newscast:

UMWA Vows To Fight Peabody/Patriot Coal’s ‘Morally Corrupt’ Attempt To Cheat Miners Of Pensions And Health Care- 03/28/13
Brazil Is Latest Nation To Expand Domestic Workers’ Rights- 03/28/13

WIN Labor Report: March 27, 2013

Tue, 2013-03-26 15:28
* Could business tip the scales toward overturning DOMA? * Education advocates rally to save Chicago schools * Tax filing delays IRS furloughs

WIN Labor Report: March 26, 2013

Mon, 2013-03-25 15:42
Workers Independent News daily national labor radio newscast:

Striking Las Vegas Taxi Drivers: We Want Fair Contract And We Expect To Be Treated As Humans- 03/26/13
AFGE Says Sequester Cuts Having Major Impact On Younger Workers - 03/26/13