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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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  • The big picture: How we got into this mess.
  • Walmart pairs wage hikes with mass layoffs.
  • Democrats to target Trump Labor policy in elections.
  • From Mexico to the U.S., a NAFTA tale of two truckers.
  • IBT applauds LA lawsuits against LA port trucking companies.
  • Unions slam Trump’s cruel decision to deport Salvadorans.
  • The most important election of 2018 might happen in Md.
  • A higher minimum wage won’t bankrupt businesses. Low wages might.
  • Teamsters threaten strike that could have Super Bowl ramifications.
  • Workplace bullying affects nearly half of US workers. It’s time we did something about it.

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, 2018 @ 10 a.m.
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