Striking Nurses at Minnesota Hospitals to Vote on Contract

September 30, 2016

Striking nurses at five Minnesota hospitals will vote on a contract offer next week, even though union leaders said Friday that they’re still not pleased with the company’s proposals for health insurance and staffing levels. The Minnesota Nurses […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Musicians Go on Strike

September 30, 2016

A new bout of labor unrest hit the classical music world on Friday when the musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra went on strike after rejecting a management proposal they said would cut their pay, freeze their pensions and […]

Talks Between Striking Nurses, Allina Continue

September 29, 2016

Allina Health and the union that represents thousands of striking nurses at five hospitals in the Twin Cities metro plan to continue negotiations. Both sides offered no details on whether the health system and the Minnesota Nurses Association had […]

Durkay: Hollywood Has a ‘Labor Problem’

September 29, 2016

“From discussions of equal pay to #OscarsSoWhite, the past year has brought Hollywood sexism and racism into mainstream consciousness,” writes Laura Durkay in Jacobin. “The ACLU is currently investigating Hollywood studios for gender discrimination in hiring, and a number of high-profile […]

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