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June 1, 2000
Meatpackers at the Dakota Premium Foods plant in St. Paul, Minnesota carried out a successful seven-hour sit-down strike to protest a speedup on the production line that was causing increased injuries on the job. The workers went on to join the UFCW Local 789.
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Updated: Jun. 01 (12:05)

Americans Value the U.S. Postal Service, Congress Should Too
Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
June Membership Meeting Notice
Teamsters Local 743
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The US Labor Shortage, Explained
Updated On: Aug 13, 2019
Aug. 13, 2019 | JOBS | The US economy doesn’t have enough workers.  There’s no better time for working-class Americans to demand better wages, benefits, schedules, and work conditions. It also means immigration reform is more urgent than ever. In order to fill all the open jobs and keep the economy growing, Congress will need to allow more low-skilled immigrants to work — legally. The numbers are pretty clear about what comes next. If 7.4 million jobs are open and only 6 million people are looking for work, then employers need to find a lot more workers. They need to encourage more Americans to join the workforce… Vox
 
 
Teamsters Local 992
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