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Apple workers in Oklahoma vote to unionize in 2nd labor win

NEW YORK — Workers at an Apple store in Oklahoma City voted to unionize, marking the second unionized Apple store…

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Pay bumps coming for more farmworkers, long denied overtime

STUYVESANT, N.Y. — Harvest season means long days for U.S. farmworkers — but usually no overtime pay. Federal law exempts…

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Biden, Dems see both political, economic wins in rail deal

WASHINGTON — While President Joe Biden was quick to hail Thursday’s strike-averting rail agreement as a win for America, it…

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Tentative labor deal averts threat of nationwide rail strike

WASHINGTON — Rail companies and their workers reached a tentative agreement Thursday to avert a nationwide strike that could have…

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Starbucks loses appeal, will rehire 7 fired Memphis workers

Starbucks said Wednesday it will reinstate seven employees who were fired in February after leading an effort to unionize their…

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After Amazon: Labor tries to regroup in wake of Alabama loss

WASHINGTON — Despite the strongest public support and the most sympathetic president in years, the American labor movement just suffered…

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