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Posted by Portside on October 31, 2017
MarketWatch
These Americans face growing competition from abroad.
Posted by Portside on October 30, 2017
LSE Blog
The authors challenge the popular view of Leave voters as those left behind educationally and financially. They explain why it is individuals from an intermediate class, whose financial position has been declining, that represent an important section of the Brexit vote.
Posted by Portside on October 29, 2017
Bleeding Heartland
One of the most transparent union-busting provisions of Iowa’s new collective bargaining law has failed to significantly reduce the number of workers covered by the state’s two largest public-sector unions: the Iowa State Education Association and AFSCME Council 61.
Posted by Portside on October 28, 2017
Working In These Times
The talk during the upcoming convention, according to Paff, will focus on winning strong contracts, converting part-time jobs into full-time work, boosting wages that start for some at $11 an hour and protecting pensions that have been under attack.
Posted by Portside on October 26, 2017
Labor World
Delegates to the Duluth AFL-CIO Central Labor Body passed a resolution calling on the national AFL-CIO to release sealed documents on its history with AIFLD, the American Institute for Free Labor Development. In 1992, workers at a Ford assembly plant in Mexico were attacked after a strike, leaving 12 workers wounded and one dead. Questions remain that have not been answered about AIFLD's role in what happened.
Posted by Portside on October 26, 2017
Labor World
Delegates to the Duluth AFL-CIO Central Labor Body passed a resolution calling on the national AFL-CIO to release sealed documents on its history with AIFLD, the American Institute for Free Labor Development. In 1992, workers at a Ford assembly plant in Mexico were attacked after a strike, leaving 12 workers wounded and one dead. Questions remain that have not been answered about AIFLD's role in what happened.
Posted by Portside on October 25, 2017
The Daily Pennsylvanian
Graduate students at the University of Chicago became the latest to unionize. Graduate students at Penn faced similar opposition from administrators during their successful push to unionize last year.

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