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March 29, 2004
HAPPY CESAR CHAVEZ DAY! Thousands march in San Antonio, Sacramento
Arizona voters may vote this fall on making day a state holiday.
Action Needed Support Suspended Group 4 Falck/Wackenhut Security Workers.
Protest Nestle's anti-union actions in Russia.
Strikes and Organizing Grocery strikes: Baltimore-Washington grocery pacts set to expire. Grassroots complaints as Northern California gears up for contract talks and a broader criticism of the southern California strategy. More on Wal-Mart threat in grocery sector.
Majority of Columbia University teaching and research graduate students signed cards asking to unionize.
UAW leadership defends two-tier wage deal in parts contractors-- and DaimlerChrysler recognizes UAW at North Carolina bus assembly plant.
Oyster Bar strike in New York City settles, ending this year's round of restaurant negotiations.
California farmworkers win federal court ruling that they must be paid backpay for time spent travelling on employer buses.
6500 part-time workers at Disney World get first contract, with pay increases and job protection.
Labor and Politics Outsourcing fears dominate politics in Presidential campaign. And anti-outsourcing campaigns are being promoted throughout Europe.
AFL-CIO promotes Kerry's "Jobs First" Plan.
Union leader sentenced for School of Americas protest.
Senate Dems win victory on overtime pay rules.
AFSCME and UAW make support for Kerry official.
Supreme court in Washington state to decide whether to uphold pro-union campaign finance rule.
Connecticut bill would ban union-busting "captive audience" meetings by employers.
MTV's "Real World" to return to Philadelphia after deal with city unions.
Internal Union Issues and Democracy As HERE and UNITE merge, dissenters critique leaderships.
Writers Guild to hold new election amid turmoil in union.
Labor and the Economy Grocery jobs not secure middle class jobs they once were.
Animators see their jobs going overseas on computers.
International Multinational corporations flex muscles to block proposed UN Charter on "Norms on Business and Human Rights."
Indonesian business resist new government regulations for informal contract employees.
Workers seek to unionize Wal-Mart in Canada.
Millions of Italian workers strike against Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's anti-labor policies.
National standards set in Australia to promote workers rights when local governments sign contracting agreements with private business.
Doctors in Nigeria threaten nationwide strike in protest of government health policies.
Posted by Nathan at March 29, 2004 07:47 PM