April

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Equal Pay Day wage gap still at 77 cents on the dollar

It took women on the job all of 2012 and every day of 2013 up until April 9 to earn the eqivalent that men earned in 2012 alone.

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Postal workers, customers save Saturday mail – for now

The United States Postal Service said Wednesday that it would delay its plan to cease delivery of first-class mail on Saturdays.

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Republicans oppose even Obama’s GOP picks for labor board

Right-wing House Republicans schemed to hamstring the board and bring it to a dead halt.

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Thousands descend on D.C. to demand immigration reform

Adonis Flores says immigration reform affects him and his family "personally." 

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Missouri unions fight right-to-work legislation

"This is nothing more than a politically motivated attack on workers designed to eliminate your voice."

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Chiquita paid terrorists to “protect” its plantations

A lawsuit by thousands of Colombians whose relatives were killed by Chiquita's right wing squads is working its way through federal court in Florida.

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Two big city mayors oppose paid sick leave

Two big-city mayors, New York's Michael Bloomberg and Philadelphia's Michael Nutter, are strongly opposing paid sick leave for private-sector workers in their cities.

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Today in labor history: Congress approves landmark WPA

On April 8, 1935, with the nation in the depths of the Depression, Congress voted to approve the Works Progress Administration.

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AFL-CIO, Chamber reach tentative deal on guest workers

"From making sure citizenship for the 11 million is achievable not only in theory, but in fact, to maintaining family unity, the labor movement's immigration campaign is just getting started."

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Union and community members hit Hyatt for union-busting

Unite Here Local 19, which sponsored the protest, has been struggling for union recognition at the Hyatt Santa Clara for four years.

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