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Farmworkers' union claims victory in California labor battle

posted on September 18, 2015 at 4:52 PM

A judge in California says one of the nation's largest fruit growers committed unfair labor practices by trying to block the United Farm Workers from representing its workers. Full Story

Strike Likely Averted at East Coast Ports

posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:25 AM

NEW YORK (AP) -- The union for longshoremen along the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico has agreed to extend its contract for 30 days, averting a possible strike that could have crippled operations at ports that handle about 40 percent of all U.S.... Full Story

AFL-CIO Head Pledges Support on Sugar Lockout

posted on July 27, 2012 at 1:58 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The president of the AFL-CIO is pledging his support for locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar. Richard Trumka was in St. Paul Wednesday for what was billed as a major announcement. Trumka said the AFL-CIO would... Full Story

Locked-Out Sugar Workers Plan 200-Mile Trip

posted on June 1, 2012 at 10:08 AM

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Locked-out American Crystal Sugar Co. workers plan to travel 200 miles by foot and hay wagon to draw attention to their plight. The Grand Forks Herald reports ( that the caravan is departing... Full Story

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