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The Faces of a New Union Movement

Steven Greenhouse; Photography by Chris Buck The New Yorker
The American labor movement has been reinvigorated in recent years, with teacher-led Red for Ed strikes, the General Motors walkout, the Fight for $15’s push to raise the minimum wage. Sixty-seven per cent of young people 18 - 34 approve of unions.

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Millennials, White-Collar Workers Bringing New Life to Unions

Katie Johnston Boston Globe
Workers across many industries are increasingly banding together and standing up against management as part-time and contract work grows, automation amps up, and wages barely budge, labor observers say. Silicon Valley tech workers have started a coalition to unite.

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ILO warns young hit hardest as global unemployment continues to rise

Katie Allen The Guardian
The ILO has issued its 2014 Global Employment Trends report, with a grim forecast for workers in general, and young workers in particular. The proportion of young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs) continues to rise. The ILO report follows the release of an Oxfam report that states that the world's richest 85 people control as much wealth as the poorest half of the global population put together.

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ILO warns young hit hardest as global unemployment continues to rise

Katie Allen The Guardian
The ILO has issued its 2014 Global Employment Trends report, with a grim forecast for workers in general, and young workers in particular. The proportion of young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs) continues to rise. The ILO report follows the release of an Oxfam report that states that the world's richest 85 people control as much wealth as the poorest half of the global population put together.
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