December

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PA home care workers, patients protest company threat to cut pay

Home health care workers say they need a raise, but they are threatened with a pay cut if a major health care provider gets its way

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Jobs: The time for talk is over

For the last three months this newspaper has covered jobs conferences, jobs seminars and job creation think tank gatherings too numerous to count.

Labor & community activists converge @Organizing 2.0

NEW YORK -- Several hundred labor organizers, community organizers and progressive technologists gathered here Dec. 6 for the Organizing 2.0 Conference.

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Steelworkers' hall rededicated to workers killed building union

Local 1010 of the United Steelworkers union (USW) is proud of its militant history and its rededicated union hall.

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Union goes on the offensive with charter schools

Charter school teachers in Chicago vote for union representation.

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Labor leader encouraged by jobs summit

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka went on cable television last night after attending the White House summit and said he was "encouraged" by the gathering.

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Campaign launched for mercado workers’ rights

Labor, community and faith-based organizations announced  a campaign for owners of ethnic grocery stores - often called "mercados" - to comply with state and federal laws.

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Workers hold roundtables as jobs summit begins

As union leaders, business CEOs and economists meet at the White House today for a jobs summit workers across the country are holding roundtable gatherings on job creation.

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On the eve of jobs summit labor call for bold action

On the eve of President Obama's Dec. 3 summit on jobs labor and progressive leaders held a press conference today urging the White House and Congress to adopt the AFL-CIO's five-point jobs plan.

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World AIDS Day: ‘Be faithful, be tested, be unionized’

In South Africa, a highly successful AIDS program is led by a union.

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