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Uber settles groundbreaking labor dispute for up to $100 million. Drivers to remain independent contractors.

Uber settles groundbreaking labor dispute for up to $100 million. Drivers to remain independent contractors.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/04/22/uber-settl...
By Travis M. Andrews April 22 at 1:32 AM

Strike And Chinese Owned Company In US Gets Complaint Over Harassment Of Truckers In LA- NLRB issues historic Complaint that misclassification violates workers' right to unionize

Strike And Chinese Owned Company In US Gets Complaint Over Harassment Of Truckers In LA- NLRB issues historic Complaint that misclassification violates workers' right to unionize

Justice for Port Truck Drivers
www.JusticeforPortDrivers.org

PRESS RELEASE: Wednesday, April 20, 2016; 2:55 PM PST

PRESS CONTACT: Barb Maynard, (323) 351-9321; barb@mcsonline.org

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FTA ‘safety blitz’ uncovers more problems with DC Metro safety

FTA ‘safety blitz’ uncovers more problems with DC Metro safety
"Metro’s workers are placing themselves at risk, too, inspectors said. Many are failing to follow procedures established as part of a highly touted safety program designed to keep them safe."
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/fta-safety-blit...

One of the nation’s largest pension funds IBT Central States Pension Fund could soon cut benefits for retirees

One of the nation’s largest pension funds IBT Central States Pension Fund could soon cut benefits for retirees
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/get-there/wp/2016/04/20/one-of-the-n...
By Jonnelle Marte April 20 at 7:04 AM

Chicago SEIU O’Hare workers fired after one-day strike

Chicago SEIU O’Hare workers fired after one-day strike
http://cltv.com/2016/04/18/ohare-workers-fired-after-one-day-strike/
POSTED 9:25 PM, APRIL 18, 2016, BY WGN WEB DESK

CHICAGO -- A security firm fired striking O’Hare workers and the union says it's a violation of labor law.

Longtime security worker Sadaf Subijana became a leader in a movement to improve working conditions for low wage staff at O’Hare airport.

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