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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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Updated On: Mar 09, 2018

  • Min. wage workers work 41 days for nothing.
  • Reaping the benefits of an aging workforce.
  • Solution for union pension fix won’t be easy.
  • #MeToo has revived the Equal Rights Amendment.
  • 'There is no illegal strike, just an unsuccessful one.'
  • Labor Dept. honors Reagan: Tragedy or farce?
  • NLRB vacates employer-friendly joint employer decision.
  • DHL workers overwhelmingly approve new national contract.
  • Charity in Teamster’s name wipes out $100,000 in school lunch debt.
  • NY Teamster: Long hours make it tough for waste disposal drivers to stay safe.
  • Major corporations have spent just 6% of tax windfall on workers.
  • Is that text worth $500? Md. increases penalty for cell phone use while driving

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