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What to Do if You Are Targeted at Work for Violence, Harassment or Hate Speech

Since Donald Trump won the election, nearly 900 incidents of violence, hate speech and harassment have been reported. In light of these attacks, it’s important that you know what your rights are and what you can do if you or someone you know is the target of one of these attacks in the workplace. Click on the links to learn more about your rights, what constitutes illegal activity and what you can do about it if you are targeted.

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Justice Can’t Wait: On Anniversary of First Fight for $15 Action Thousands Join Nationwide Protests

Yesterday on the fourth anniversary of the first Fight for $15 national action, working people in 340 cities across the country took to the streets to demand justice for ALL. Calling out major corporations like McDonald’s and Uber as well as working conditions and low wages for workers at airports, working families and community brothers and sisters came together to fight for justice in low wage work. Their demand? $15 per hour minimum wage AND a union.

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Calling Out Bullying In Our Workplaces And Our Communities

This post is a guest submission by the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions. In August—during the height of the presidential election campaign—I was in Chicago at a conference. I was sitting with a diverse group of people from around the United States and a gentleman from Germany. We were discussing everything from the declining wages […]

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IBEW Apprenticeship: One of the Most Rewarding Decisions I Ever Made

My entire life my mother has been a union electrician—a fact of life I never thought to question. It was where she spent her days while I was growing up, and it gave her the means to support our family. Although I understood and in my own way appreciated this fact, it never once occurred to me when considering potential career paths.

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A Feast for All

As you celebrate a festive Thanksgiving holiday with family, friends and the special people in your life, Labor 411 reminds you to be grateful for the employers who provide their employees with living wages and a great working environment. Consult our union-made Thanksgiving shopping list and you’ll cook up an unforgettable feast and support good jobs at the same time.

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Art Pulaski: Final GOTV Push Caps Labor’s Mobilization

Union volunteers are finishing a frenzied push in the final two days of this election to elect worker-friendly candidates and win ballot races that will ensure California builds on its status as the nation’s leader in advancing the rights of working people. In addition, thousands of California Labor volunteers hit the doors and phones this election season in neighboring Nevada to boost Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid.

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Build a Wall to Keep Trump Out of the White House

Finally, after what seems like years, we are almost to Election Day, Nov. 8, 2016. But we aren’t quite there yet, so we can’t let up now. We need to create a virtual wall between Donald Trump and the White House. Choose a brick, add your name and make sure that Trump won’t ever make it inside the White House without a visitor’s badge.

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