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  • WIN Labor Report: April 16, 2014 April 15, 2014
    D.C. Nurses Association Says Howard University Hospital Is Violating Federal Law With Layoff Plan SEIU Wins $57 Million Back Pay Settlement For 22,000 Home Health Care Workers AFL-CIO’s Paywatch 2014 Launches – CEO’s Paid 331 Times More Than Average Worker Art Handlers In Chicago To Vote April 25th On Joining The Teamsters  
  • D.C. Nurses Association Says Howard University Hospital Is Violating Federal Law With Layoff Plan April 15, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham The Washington D.C. Nurses Association says Howard University Hospital is violating federal law and the collective bargaining agreement of the nurse’s union as the hospital moves to cut the working staff. Edward J. Smith is staff attorney for the nurse’s union. He says the unions wants to find alternative savings to avoid […]
  • SEIU Wins $57 Million Back Pay Settlement For 22,000 Home Health Care Workers April 15, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham Thanks to being in a union 22,000 home health care workers in Washington state will be getting an average of $3500 each in a back pay settlement. A state supreme court decision awarded $57 million in back pay. SEIU championed the workers’ cause when Washington state’s Department of Social and Health Services cut […]
  • AFL-CIO’s Paywatch 2014 Launches – CEO’s Paid 331 Times More Than Average Worker April 15, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham The AFL-CIO is out with its Executive PayWatch 2014. It’s part of the labor movement campaign to raise wages and highlights the CEO pay of low-wage companies like Wal-Mart. The AFL-CIO says PayWatch 2014 will detail the persistent pay gap between CEO’s and workers and how the Raising Wages campaign is working […]
  • Art Handlers In Chicago To Vote April 25th On Joining The Teamsters April 15, 2014
    By Doug Cunningham On April 25th high-end art handlers at Mana-Dowd LLC in Chicago could become Teamsters. The art-handlers will vote on the same day that college athletes for Northwestern University are scheduled to vote on whether or not to join a union. If the Teamsters win the election about 31 art-handlers would be the […]
  • WIN Labor Report: April 15, 2014 April 14, 2014
    UC Workers Fight Intimidation And Threats As They Push For Education Quality And Better Working Conditions  The Fight For 15 Is On In Seattle As Workers Movement Tries To Lift 100,000 Workers Out of Poverty  

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