July

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AFL-CIO: Walesa didn't speak for Polish workers at Romney meeting

The largest labor federation in the U.S. is warning Polish communities nationwide that Lech Walesa's meeting with Mitt Romney in Poland this week did not have the support of Polish unions or the labor movement here in America.

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New Haven Rising is launched

The cafeteria at Career High School was overflowing with neighbors of all ages from all parts of New Haven, Black, Latino, and White greeting each other with excitement.

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‘Obamacare’ means preventative care for women

"While we celebrate the preventive provisions about to take effect, we must also remember that opponents of the health care law are trying to weaken it."

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Going to church to fight wage theft

Kordsmeier visited different congregations as part of an effort to build a coalition of "unions, churches, and community groups" to stand against wage theft.

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OSHA's Barab walks fine line on firms' 'voluntary protection'

House Republicans demand OSHA emphasize its Voluntary Protection Program while unions and the GAO say OSHA doesn't have the staff to monitor VPP firms' performance.

 

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Beware: "Pro-child" groups press corporate schools agenda

The Change.org petition site recently dropped the misleadingly named "StudentsFirst" and "Stand for Children" as paying clients.This came after public pressure including a counter-petition by a Chicago teacher.