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March 23, 2018

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Fifteen workers die, another 170 are injured when a series of explosions rip through BP’s Texas City refinery. Investigators blamed a poor safety culture at the plant and found BP management gave priority to cost savings over worker safety.
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US labor news headlines from LabourStart

Korea (South) : UAW Takes Action to Support Incarcerated Korean Trade Unionists
After 5 Months, the #NYCStripperStrike Is Poised to Go Nationwide
Disney uses its promised $1,000 employee bonus as leverage over union negotiations
State House Blocks Effort to Roll Back Minimum Wage
Turning 40, the Steelworkers Union looks to future
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  • Teamster Budweiser strike continues.
  • Alex Acosta confirmed as labor secretary.
  • Acosta’s deadly agenda for workers.
  • Why a $15 minimum wage is good economics.
  • Writers Guild averts strike, wins new contract.
  • May Day marches display worker solidarity across U.S.
  • Fake flexibility bill would deprive workers of overtime.
  • Worker safety group names the most dangerous employers.
  • United Mine Workers union wins the long fight for retirees.
  • Carrier union rep: Trump could stop offshoring if he wanted to.

  • ‘God have mercy on your souls’: GOP passes cruel, destructive 
Trumpcare bill.

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