December

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Wal-Mart warehouse workers file wage theft suit

Workers employed by a large staffing agency at a Wal-Mart warehouse here filed a class action lawsuit Dec. 10 alleging wage theft.

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Festive crowd greets annual Philadelphia PW awards banquet

A crowd of 90 supporters turned out for the annual People's World banquet here to honor United Steelworkers Local 404 as well as longtime People's  World supporter Lou Incognito.

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Boycott Wendy's!

"This is corporate greed at its finest," stated Ohio state Rep. Dan Stewart, addressing an angry crowd of unionists and supporters at Wendy's  headquarters in Dublin, Ohio.

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Joy and inspiration mark Chicago People’s World banquet

Enjoying great music, food and politics, a full house celebrated the 22nd Annual People's World Banquet Dec. 6 at the Parthenon Restaurant.

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Workers hit tax on ‘Cadillac’ health plans, ‘You are taxing Chevrolets!’

Workers, union members and lawmakers rallied in the nation's capital yesterday in support of health care reform but against funding it with a new tax on health benefits.

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Addison, Ill., Teamsters strike enters 8th week

Workers from Teamsters Local 705 have been on strike for eight weeks against Pain Enterprises in Addison, Ill.

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Obama presses jobless aid, job creation

Restoring job growth and returning people to work is a top White House priority, President Obama said in a major speech yesterday.

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Nurses unite to form largest RN union ever

As  lawmakers continue to debate legislation to overhaul the country's health care system, three nurses unions merged Dec. 7 to form the largest-ever labor union of registered nurses in U.S. history.

Union fights move by auto giants to slash jobs

Earlier this year General Motors and Chrysler took billions in federal loan guarantees in exchange for a promise to keep workers employed here in America.

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New Haven People’s World Amistad award celebration big success

The diverse and inspired overflow crowd stayed to the end of the remarkable celebration of People's World Amistad Award honorees Anna Montalvo, Gwen Mills and Art Perry.

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