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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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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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  • Militant labor organizers catch PepsiCo off guard.
  • House rejects repeal of federal prevailing-wage law.
  • Foreign workers being used to build auto plants in U.S.
  • Trump about to make US much crueler to unionized workers.
  • Has Big Pharma made us a nation of opioid drug addicts?
  • Senators pressure retailers to root out "shameful" abuse of truckers.
  • UAW accuses Nissan of "scare tactics" as workers reject union bid.
  • Nurses cheer ruling finding labor law-breaking at Md. hospital.
  • Aug. 21 rare solar eclipse: Your guide to watching it.

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