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Wal-Mart Charged With Labor Violations

Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.

01/15/2014

Fast-food workers strike near a McDonald's restaurant outside of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum as part of a nationwide protest Dec. 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Fast-Food Strikes Return Amid Push for Wage Hikes

Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country — including in downtown Washington — Thursday amid a push for higher wages.

12/05/2013

A truck leaves the Potomac Disposal offices in Gaithersburg where a worker on strike was hit by a garbage truck. (Credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Trash Worker On Strike Hit By Garbage Truck in Gaithersburg

A striking trash worker is in the hospital after being struck by a garbage truck driven by a replacement worker early Wednesday morning in Gaithersburg.

09/11/2013

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Protesters Opposing Action In Syria Rally In NYC After Obama’s Announcement

Anti-war protesters rallied in Times Square on Saturday as President Barack Obama announced he would ask Congress to authorize a military strike on Syria.

08/31/2013

Smithsonian food workers strike outside the National Air and Space Museum. (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Food Workers At Smithsonian Strike Over ‘Living Wages’

Workers from two Smithsonian Institution museum eateries are staging a one-day strike calling for the federally funded museums to ensure they are paid a ‘living wage.’

07/11/2013

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Hostess: Twinkies To Return To Shelves July 15

Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month.

06/23/2013

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Strike Shuts Down Food Stalls in Federal Buildings

Organizers say striking workers shut down some fast-food businesses at a federal office building in Washington as well as the McDonald’s at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

05/21/2013

A container ship is docked at the Port of Miami on Dec. 27, 2012 in Miami, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dockworker Strike Could Cost Companies $1 Billion A Day

Shipments of products as varied as flat-screen TVs, sneakers and snow shovels could sit idle at sea or get rerouted, at great time and expense, if more than 14,000 longshoremen go on strike as threatened — a wide-ranging work stoppage that would immediately close cargo ports on the East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico to container ships.

12/28/2012

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Billions Of Dollars Could Be Affected As Thousands Of Dockworkers Threaten To Strike

Federal mediators seeking to avoid a walkout of thousands of East Coast and Gulf Coast dockworkers from Massachusetts to Texas have called a meeting of them and shipping companies.

12/25/2012