August

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Heartland workers, activists stand with CWA against Verizon

Why did workers, organizers and just plain folks rally in support of a struggle happening a thousand miles away? For CWA Local 6360 Vice President Todd Appleby, the answer is simple.

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Beep, honk: Verizon picketers get noisy support in upstate NY

The sounds of support from passing drivers reached us before we got to the picket line in an industrial area of Syracuse on Thursday.

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Verizon strike: It’s “high noon” for all workers

Many of the women and men had their children with them, some experiencing the fight for justice for the first time.

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Unions warn about deceptive California ballot measure

Wealthy conservatives are behind a ballot initiative that would restrict unions' involvement in political campaigns.

Labor welcomes U.S. move in Guatemalan labor rights

Organized labor welcomed the Obama administration's first move against rampant labor rights violations in Guatemala.

For Air Canada workers, tentative pact in tough conditions

Air Canada is the world's ninth largest passenger airline and was an independent government-owned enterprise until its privatization in the 1980s.

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Labor mobilizes in congressional districts in August

Organized labor mobilized in congressional districts nationwide in August, with two top leaders saying union activists this year will take the place of the tea party radicals of 2009-10. And the unionists, leaders and organizers say, are mad.

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Video: Jobs with Justice, fired up, ready to fight

Labor, community, faith, women, youth and environmental activists discussed, debated and got fired up for the fights ahead.

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"We'll stand with Verizon workers, their fight is ours"

Solidarity is key to the victory of any strike, especially for the 45,000 Verizon workers fighting to save their jobs and benefits at the bargaining table.

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Workers see sugar lockout as part of bigger anti-union push

Workers believe that American Crystal Sugar has locked out 1,300 employees  at seven plants in three states in order to take advantage of the nationwide attacks on unions.

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