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Why Would A Union Oppose Medicare For All?

Rolando Jackson Current Affairs
The Culinary Union’s stance on Medicare for All raises serious questions for the immigrant labor movement. It is in Labor’s interest to back M4A.

Why Is Nevada’s Most Powerful Union Turning on Bernie Sanders?

Luke Elliott-Negri Jacobin
Top leaders in Unite Here Local 226 in Las Vegas have been circulating attacks on Bernie Sanders and his Medicare for All proposal. They should listen to their membership and stop slandering the most pro-worker candidate in the race.

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Why Is Nevada’s Most Powerful Union Turning on Bernie Sanders?

LUKE ELLIOTT-NEGRI JACOBIN
Workers in UNITE HERE teeshirts rallying Top leaders in Unite Here Local 226 in Las Vegas have been circulating attacks on Bernie Sanders and his Medicare for All proposal. They should listen to their membership and stop slandering the most pro-worker candidate in the race.

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Trump Labor Board Escalates War on Workers’ Rights

BY William Lewis, Left Voice TRUTHOUT
The Trump NLRB — currently four unelected lawyers and an empty seat — changed the rules of the union election process without notice or comment from the public.

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Marriott Hotel Strikers Set a New Industry Standard

Samantha Winslow Labor Notes
After two months of strikes, workers at the largest hotel company in the world have won their biggest demands and set a new pattern for the hospitality industry.

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Marriott Workers on Strike in Eight US Cities

Nancy Trejos USA Today
“There is no end date. It’s an indefinite strike until we achieve our demands,” says Anand Singh, president of the union's Local 2 in San Francisco.

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Airbnb Finds a Union It Can Work With After Failed Efforts

Josh Eidelson Bloomberg
The United Auto Workers won a union contract covering nearly 150 cafeteria workers at four Airbnb facilities. It’s the latest development in a unionization trend among tech companies’ sub-contracted staff. Share Better, a group backed by Unite Here, the hotel industry, housing groups and elected officials, said Thursday that the new Airbnb effort doesn’t go far enough.
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