• Today in Labor History
    Dec. 10, 1948: 
    International Human Rights Day, commemorating the signing at the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states, in part: “Everyone has the right to form and join trade unions for the protection of his interests."
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  • Amazon Responds to Union Pressure With Wage Increase, But Still Denies Workers’ Rights
    Posted On: Oct 03, 2018
    October 3, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Trillion-dollar corporate behemoth Amazon’s announcement that it will increase wages of its lowest paid workers shows that pressure from national and international unions is having an impact. However, the company shows no sign yet of ending its systematic global anti-union strategy. “Amazon is a top predator in the corporate greed stakes, and treats the men and women who work for it with no respect," Shannon Burrow, International Trade Union Confederation, said. "From Jeff Bezos at the top, down to middle management, the company uses every trick in the book to stop its workers organizing into unions to improve working conditions and bargain collectively for decent conditions and pay that reflects the full value of the work they do…” International Trade Union Confederation
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