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The New Republic: Why the Hell Is Teamsters' President Attending Trump's RNC?   |   Truthout: These Powerful Billionaires Disavowed Trump After January 6. Now They Back Him.   |   Robert Reich: The lies that undermine America   |   Salon: Trump's shark tale: We have to come up with a new word for "unhinged"   |   HuffPost: Republicans Who Defied Subpoenas Vote To Hold Garland In Contempt For Defying Subpoena   |   AlterNet: 'Awkward situation' for Ron Johnson as new docs 'shred his tortured explanations' of WI fake electors   |   Hartmann Report: Why the Spineless, Craven, and Sold-Out GOP Sides with Trump's Big Lie 2.0   |   The New Republic: Steve Bannon Finally Ordered to Surrender to Prison   |   Raw Story: Republican accused of being 'central' to Jan. 6 appointed to House Intelligence Committee   |   ProPublica: Multiple Trump Witnesses Have Received Significant Financial Benefits From His Businesses, Campaign   |   Salon: "Buying off witnesses constitutes alleged obstruction": Experts alarmed over Trump witness payouts   |   Wisconsin Examiner: Wisconsin AG Kaul files felony charges against Trump associates in fake elector scheme   |   Washington Monthly: Donald Trump Should Drop Out

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LabourStart Solidarity Campaigns




USA: AFL-CIO Petition...Pass the Richard L. Trumka Protecting the Right to Organize Act

People Over Profit...Public Services International

Union Member Candidate Program...American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations

Campaign to Organize Digital Employees...Communications Workers of America

Fight for $15...Low Pay is Not OK

Cultural Workers United...American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

One Fair Wage...Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

Committee for Better Banks...Coalition of labor, community and consumer advocacy organizations

Union Yes

ITUC Global Rights Index

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) 2024 Global Rights Index rates the world's worst countries for workers -- 151 countries on a scale from 1 to 5+ relevant to respect of workers' rights.

ILO Labor Standards

The International Labor Organization (ILO) labor standards take the form of International Labor Conventions which are ratified by member countries. Of the total number of ILO Conventions, eight are considered core labor standards, fundamental to the rights of workers. The ILO is a specialized agency of the United Nations. Relevant NEWS and ARTICLES

Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2024: July 25-27 - Shandon, Cork City, Ireland

2024 Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival: July 19-21 - Tolpuddle, Dorset, UK

Netroots Nation: 2024 Convention: July 11-13 - Baltimore, Maryland

31st Annual LaborFest: July 1-31 - San Francisco, California

Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival: June 29 - Washington, D.C.

National Employment Lawyers Association: 2024 NELA Annual Convention: June 26-29 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Labor Research Action Network: 2024 National Conference: June 20-21 - Portland, Oregon

American Federation of Government Employees Council 238: Largest EPA Union Endorses Joe Biden For President

IndustriALL Global Union: Organizing electronics workers along the entire supply chain

International Trade Union Confederation: Workers are the beating heart of democracy



International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers Associations: Canada: Mushroom farm workers in Fyffes family move to join union

HuffPost: Supreme Court Rules In Starbucks Favor In Labor Case

In These Times: Those Who Hate Public Sector Unions Also Hate Democracy. It's Not a Coincidence

Public Services International: PSI address to the International Labour Conference

International Trade Union Confederation: Democratic workers rights crumbling: 2024 ITUC Global Rights Index

IndustriALL Global Union: Global unions urge ILO to invoke Article 33 on Myanmar

Public Services International: PSI meets with the Global Networks of Workers in Informal Employment

American Federation of Teachers: More than 27,500 Fairfax County Va. Education Workers Overwhelmingly Win Historic Union Elections

Canadian Association of Labour Media: 2024 CALM Conference: June 7-8 - Edmonton, Alberta

Equal Times: Austria's Chambers of Labour: a model for more democracy in the workplace

Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers / Association Canadienne des Avocats du Mouvement Syndical: 2024 CALL Conference: June 6-9 - Québec City, Québec

BlueGreen Alliance: Endorses Biden-Harris Ticket

Writers Guild of America East: Announces Voluntary Recognition at Lemonada Media

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Amazon Labor Union Formally Affiliates With Teamsters

Labor Notes: Steward's Corner: Bosses Want to Fix the Worker, Unions Want to Fix the Job

International Labour Organization: 112th Session of the International Labour Conference: June 3-14, 2024 - Geneva, Switzerland

Public Services International: Advocating for Care Workers

International Transport Workers Federation: Fighting for Rights: ITF Inspectors Stand Strong for Seafarers in Record-Breaking Year of Shame

The Guardian: Starbucks resumes bargaining amid fresh wave of unionized stores

IndustriALL Global Union: Finnish government restricts right to strike

Protect the Right to Strike


Labor Press: The Working Theater is giving a stage to the front lines of the labor movement

On Labor: Mercedes Use of Union-Busters in Alabama Highlights the Need for Disclosure Reform

Hartmann Report: Medicare Advantage: Why Are We Paying for "Sham" Insurance?

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: UNFI Workers in Pennsylvania Join Teamsters

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Drivers at 10 Roads Express in North Carolina Join Teamsters

Healthcare-NOW: 2024 Annual Medicare for All Strategy Conference: May 28-June 1 - Virtual Event

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: DATTCO Workers in Rhode Island Join Teamsters

Public Services International: Government of Indonesia suppresses Freedom of Assembly and Expression - Water for Profit?

Education International: Growing our unions to transform our profession

Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals / American Federation of Teachers: 260 Pros at PeaceHealth Southwest Win Union Election With OFNHP

Public Services International: El pueblo ecuatoriano rechaza los contratos laborales por hora y la actuación de los tribunales internacionales de arbitraje controlados por corporaciones

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations: Postdocs Form Union at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

The Dartmouth: Undergraduate advisors vote in favor of unionization

Labor-Religion Coalition of New York State: 2024 Moral Fusion Leadership Awards: May 22 - Albany, New York

International Trade Union Confederation: Ukraine: ITUC solidarity visit

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists: 53rd International Convention: May 21-26 - Houston, Texas

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers: Healthcare Professionals at Washington State MultiCare Healthcare System Vote Overwhelmingly to Join IAM

National Union of Healthcare Workers: NUHW grows at Providence's St. Joseph Eureka and Santa Rosa Memorial Hospitals

Truthout: US Undergrads Are Getting an Extracurricular Crash Course in Labor Organizing

United Food and Commercial Workers: Workers at Better Buzz Hillcrest Win Union Election

UNI Global Union: World Players Association Announces New Leadership, New Affiliates, And A Plan To Increase Player Power Globally

Education International: 2024 World Education Support Personnel Day - May 16



UNI Global Union: Hungarian Care Workers Unite to Form New Union, Demand Fair Wages and Respect

Service Employees International Union: Workers at Dauphin County Library System Organize A Union, Join SEIU Local 668

Public Services International: The Power of Organised Nurses: Collective Actions for Change

Workday Magazine: Minnesota Unions Push for Bill Extending Unemployment Insurance to Striking Workers

United Teachers of New Orleans / American Federation of Teachers: LFNO Educators Win Union Election

Graduate Employees Together-University of Pennsylvania / United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America: Graduate student workers at University of Pennsylvania form union

Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals / American Federation of Teachers: More than 400 Lab Professionals at LabCorp Win a Union

National Association of Letter Carriers: Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive: May 11 - Nationwide

Service Employees International Union: Victory at Albertina Kerr

IndustriALL Global Union: Union organizing under attack

On Labor: When Employers Violate the NLRA, the Harm is Always Irreparable

The Progressive: Labor in Guatemala Sees a Glimmer of Hope

UNI Global Union: "Our Country is Not For Sale:" UNI Supports 9 May General Strikers in Argentina

Coalition of Labor Union Women: 50th Anniversary Event: May 8-10 - Niagara Falls, New York

Equal Times: How the war in Ukraine has devastated the country's trade union movement - and the lives of workers

Association of Flight Attendants / Communications Workers of America: Breeze Flight Attendants Vote Overwhelmingly to Join the Flight Attendant Union

Jim Hightower: Gutting Our Public Post Offices: Oh What Joy!

Committee of Interns and Residents / Service Employees International Union: UChicago Doctors Win Union in 98% Landslide Election, Representing 1000+ Physicians

American Federation of Teachers: Capital City Public Charter School in D.C. Votes for a Voice on the Job

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Sunnyside Cannabis Workers in River North Join Teamsters

Amnesty International: Bangladesh: Garment workers must receive rights-based compensation and justice immediately

YES Media: Union-Busting Is Rampant. Here's How to Fight Back.

Labor Heritage Foundation / AFI Silver: DC Labor Film Fest: May 1-30 - Silver Spring, Maryland

American Labor Museum: Annual May Day Festival: May 1 - Haledon, New Jersey

International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco, and Allied Workers Associations: May Day: Celebrating democracy as the struggle accelerates

UNI Global Union: May Day: We Rally to Beat Back Right-Wing Extremists, Promote Equality, Advance Democracy

May 1, 2024 International Workers Day

May Day


Democracy With Workers Rights


Education International: May Day 2024: Education unions call on governments to Go Public! Fund Education

UNI Global Union: This 1 May, Irish Unions Build Mmembership and Campaign for Respect at Work

Public Services International: Peace and democracy require public services - and the workers who provide them

International Trade Union Confederation: May Day 2024: Trade unions For Democracy

In These Times: Shawn Fain: May Day 2028 Could Transform the Labor Movement-and the World

United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America: Joint Statement From UAW and Volkswagen on Certification of Election Results in Chattanooga

International Federation of Journalists: Russia: IFJ / EFJ demand immediate release of journalists Konstantin Gabov and Sergey Karelin

American Prospect: A Great Week for American Workers

Global Labour University: 20th Anniversary of the GLU

Seattle Labor Chorus: Our Voices, Our Rights: April 28 - Seattle, Washington

Building and Wood Workers International: Call to Action for IWMD 2024: Enough is enough! Let's talk about hazards

National Council for Occupational Safety and Health: Workers' Memorial Week

International Trade Union Confederation / Hazards Magazine: April 28: The Climate Crisis and Workers Health

International Labour Organization: World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2024

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations: Workers Memorial Day: Mourn for the Dead, Fight for the Living

IndustriALL Global Union: The stronger the union, the safer the workplace

Building and Wood Workers International: Hot topic: BWI releases heat report to help workers secure their health and safety


Mourn for the Dead Fight for the Living


For Democracy With Safe Jobs

International Workers Memorial Day 2024: Action for climate-related workplace hazards



Common Dreams: With US Workers on the March, Southern States Take Aim at Unions

The Pharmacy Guild / International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers: Pharmacy Professionals at CVS in Las Vegas Win Big In Overwhelming Vote to Unionize

International Transport Workers Federation: The Century Long Journey of the All-India Railwaymen's Federation

Common Dreams: Endorsing Biden, Building Trades Union Slams Trump as Lackey for 'His Billionaire Buddies'

Reel Work: May Day Labor Film Festival: April 24-June 15 - Santa Cruz area, California and Virtual

UNI Global Union: Audiovisual Sector Workers in Colombia Create New Union ANTA

Minnesota Reformer: Bill would pave the way for more than 23,000 U of M staff and students to unionize

United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers: Children's Museum Workers Vote to Join USW

In These Times: 11 Lessons From 11 Years After the Rana Plaza Disaster

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees: With unanimous support, paramedics and EMTs form a union with AFSCME in Montana

International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco, and Allied Workers Associations: Lipton Teas and Infusions: New global agreement on rights and recognition

United Food and Commercial Workers: Pinnacle Emporium Workers in Buchanan Vote to Unionize with UFCW 951

International Trade Union Confederation: USA: Historic union victory at Volkswagen factory an "inspiration for democracy at work"

UNI Global Union: : Amazon Faces Historic Union Breakthrough in UK: Government Greenlights GMB Union Recognition

United Food and Commercial Workers: Santa Cruz REI Workers Join Growing Group of Union Stores

United Food and Commercial Workers: Barnes and Noble Workers in California Join Local 5

Labor Notes: 2024 Conference: April 19-21 - Rosemont, Illinois

International Domestic Workers Federation: Honduras takes another big step towards ratification of Convention 189

IndustriALL Global Union: Mental health - an important part of health and safety

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts: Riverside Theatre Stage Techs Vote to Unionize

Communications Workers of America: Labor Relations Board Seeks an Injunction Against the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Office and Professional Employees International Union: Georgetown RAs win union election 79-3!

Writers Guild of America: 76th Annual Writers Guild Awards: April 14 - New York City

Education International: Invest in teachers to ensure quality education for all: European Union supports United Nations recommendations on the profession

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees: In a changing medical workplace, Salem Hospital physicians form union through AFSCME

Office and Professional Employees International Union: Drexel RAs win union election 63-4!

IndustriALL Global Union: Khaing Zar Aung wins Arthur Svensson international prize for trade union rights

The Nation: Elon Musk Wants to Gut the National Labor Relations Act

American Train Dispatchers Association: Trinity Rail Clerks vote to unionize, join the ATDA

International Federation of Journalists: Serbia: "I wish to tell every worker that our strength is in the unions"

Equal Times: Bolivia's contraband markets: an unsustainable lifeline in a country where informality abounds

Utility Workers Union of America: Endorses President Biden'S Re-election Campaign

Working In These Times: The Right Has a New Playbook to Crush Unions and Enshrine Corporate Power

Workers Rights Are Human Rights


United Food and Commercial Workers: Cannabis Workers in Maryland Continue to Join Local 27

UNI Global Union: UNI Global Union Condemns Violent Attack on Bangladeshi Union Leader and Peaceful Protesters

Office and Professional Employees International Union: Bucknell RAs win NLRB election 74-2

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America: Research Assistants at the University of Chicago Law School Join Local 1103

Amalgamated Transit Union: Arlington Regional Transit (ART) Workers Vote Overwhelmingly in Favor of ATU Local 689 Representation

Public Services International: El sindicalismo de las Américas se prepara para la Conferencia Internacional del Trabajo de la OIT

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: School Bus Workers in Bedford Organize With Teamsters

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: City of San Bernardino Workers Unionize With Teamsters, Build Worker Power

Labor Notes: Our Class Has No Borders: Why the UAW Is Standing Up with Mexican Auto Workers

American Federation of Teachers / Resident and Fellow Alliance: Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Residents and Fellows Vote to Unionize

IndustriALL Global Union: Health and safety is our right

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Emergency Medical Workers in Massachusetts Join Teamsters

Labor Press: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire memorial connects labor's past to present

Building and Wood Workers International : Philippines: BWI condemns abductions and violence targeting unionists, calls for accountability and action

Jobs With Justice: Congratulates Judge Nicole Berner and calls for more judges like her

Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition: Official Commemoration of the 113th Anniversary of the Triangle Factory Fire: March 25, 2024 - New York City

IndustriALL Global Union: Moroccan mining union established to fight for workers

United Food and Commercial Workers: East Petersburg Cannabis Workers at Restore Dispensary Vote to Join UFCW 1776

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts: Hairspray Touring Crew Wins Voluntary Recognition, Joins IATSE

Education International: Myanmar: Teachers and unionists take great risks to resist military rule and keep hope alive for democracy

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: UNFI Workers in Georgia Join Teamsters

American Guild of Musical Artists: Announces Union Victory for School of American Ballet Faculty

United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers: USW Endorses Joe Biden for Re-election as President

UNI Global Union: UNI Thai Affiliates Commit to Boosting Organizing and Union Growth, Prepare to Host 6th UNI APRO Regional Conference

United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America: VW Chattanooga, Tennessee Ready To Vote YES



IndustriALL Global Union: Latin American unions in solidarity with Argentina's workers

United Food and Commercial Workers: Shelf Life Books Becomes First Richmond Bookstore to Unionize

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees: Oakland Museum of California recognizes union workers formed through AFSCME

1199 Service Employees International Union / Healthcare Workers East: University of Rochester Medicine Home Care Workers Vote to Join 1199 SEIU

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Organizing Victory Gives Teamsters Wall to Wall Coverage at Salt Lake City Red Cross

International Transport Workers Federation: Strikes in Finland Close Ports

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union / United Food and Commercial Workers: Barnes and Noble Workers at the Upper West Side Manhattan Store Vote Overwhelmingly to Join the RWDSU

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Woodland Park Zoo Workers Join Teamsters Local 117

1199 Service Employees International Union: Workers at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Vote to Join 1199 SEIU

Communications Workers of America: CWA Launches Ad Campaign in Support of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Strikers

Support Striking Post Gazette Workers


International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Workers at Fontainebleau Las Vegas Vote Overwhelmingly to Join Teamsters

United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers: Chemical operators in Ohio vote unanimously to join the USW

UNI Global Union: Activision workers become the biggest certified video game union in the U.S.

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees: Success! Workers at the Denver Art Museum elect their union

United Food and Commercial Workers: Patagonia Workers in Nevada Announce Victory as First Unionized Patagonia Store in the Country

United Food and Commercial Workers: Zen Leaf Workers in Buchanan Vote to Unionize with UFCW 951

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers: Atlantic Aviation Workers in Aspen Vote To Join IAM Union

The News Guild / Communications Workers of America: Houston Landing NewsGuild Announces Victory in Union Campaign

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts: Las Vegas '4Wall Entertainment' Employees Vote to Unionize, Join IATSE

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: New Hampshire Aramark Workers Join Teamsters

For Democracy: International Trade Union Confederation Launches New Campaign in Critical Election Year



International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Philadelphia Transportation Workers Join Teamsters Local 623

Minnesota Nurses Association / National Nurses United: Nurses at Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic 2nd Street Vote Unanimously for Union with MNA

American Federation of Teachers: Historic union takes shape at Bennington College

Amnesty International USA: Annual General Meeting 2024: February 23-25 - Washington D.C.

The News Guild / Communications Workers of America: CQ Roll Call workers win union election

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Ridwell Workers Vote Unanimously to Join Teamsters

United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America / Wellesley Organized Academic Workers: Wellesley Non-Tenure-Track Faculty and Postdoctoral Scholars Win Union Amidst Growing Academic Labor Movement

Office and Professional Employees International Union: United Smith Student Workers Win Election 66-1

International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Up To Date Laundry Drivers Vote Unanimously to Join Teamsters

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts: 'Avatar' VFX Artists Vote to Unionize with IATSE By Overwhelming 75% Support

Service Employees International Union / Committee of Interns and Residents: Northwestern Physicians Win Union in Landslide Election

Office and Professional Employees International Union: The Emerson College Resident Assistants Win NLRB Election in Unanimous Vote

Families USA: Health Action Conference 2024: January 23-24 - Virtual Event

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations: 2024 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference: January 12-14 - Montgomery, Alabama

National Nurses Organizing Committee / National Nurses United: Nurses in resident and fellow programs at Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin start new year by voting overwhelmingly to join NNOC / NNU



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