Labor Notes #439

Unions that keep working after a contract expires can strike over grievances, as several CWA locals at AT&T did earlier this year.

In a landmark decision, the NLRB has ruled that dues checkoff must be continued after contract expiration.

Workers who come to the U.S. and Canada on temporary guestworker visas are using new tools to share information about their rights and take on recruiter abuses.

Three years after their strike won national headlines, teachers, paraprofessionals, and clinicians are angry over Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new attack.

In Chicago, 12 South Side community activists are on a hunger strike to force the school board to re-open their neighborhood high school.

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