April

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Labor's stance on immigrant workers has changed, says Trumka

"When people use the word "immigrant" as an insult or as a way to degrade people - I take it personally."

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Today in labor history: SCLC's Ralph Abernathy and 100 workers arrested

The workers were protesting at the South Carolina Medical College Hospital demanding wage increases and union recognition.

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Obama nominee’s support for civil rights too much for GOP

Several plan to quiz Perez on his stewardship of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, which he now heads.

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Unions and allies jam Capitol for immigration reform

The crowd demanded Congress pass legislation providing a path to citizenship and other legal rights for the estimated 11 million undocumented people in the U.S.

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Today in labor history: Memphis 1968, we remember

An assassin's bullet felled the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968. King had come to Memphis to support a strike by the city's sanitation workers.