IFPTE Local 70

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Join United Students Against Sweatshops on August 8, 2014 for their first-ever annual Student Labor Movement Gala, a celebration of students’ work to rein in the anti-worker forces of global capital and build a better world for workers and students alike. More on the gala can be found here.

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Public Sector Collective bargaining in the States

While the unionization of most private-sector workers is governed by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the legal scope of collective bargaining for state and local public-sector workers is the domain of states and local authorities. This report reviews the legal rights and limitations on public-sector bargaining in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, as of January 2014.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 11:37

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Tell T-Mobile to respect its workers’ right to organize in every country where it operates

T-Mobile is doing everything it can to stop its workers from forming a union -- but only in the USA. Sign the petition to demand that T-Mobile provide a comprehensive report to investors and consumers on its labor practices!


Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 11:19

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 Local 70 bargaining unit DC Jobs With Justice is pleased to announce the four honorees to be celebrated at this year’s “I’ll Be There” Awards: Alya Solomon, longtime advocate at the DC Labor Council, Reverend Graylan Hagler of Plymouth United Church of Christ, Youth-Led of Sasha Bruce Youthwork, and Trabajadores Unidos de Washington, DC. Click here for more info on the event and ticket pricing.
Local 70's Rob Scott explains that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP will not be the boon to the economy that some suggest. In fact, it will likely result in a growing U.S. trade deficit with the EU and the loss of at least 71,000 additional U.S. jobs. - See more

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