Public sector job cuts are politically motivated, orchestrated by the Republicans and disproportionately hurting women and minorities.
Philippe Varin's decision to cut 8,000 jobs and close a factory in France has rightly provoked shock and outrage.
The 170 workers whose jobs are slated to be shipped to China and the town's mayor are pressing their representatives to keep the jobs here.
The Service Employees and Jobs With Justice joined a last-minute campaign to get Congress to raise the minimum wage.
Workers at a Bain Capital-owned company here are demanding that Mitt Romney come to town and stop the planned shipping of their jobs overseas.
The AFL-CIO and other backers are urging the public to contact their senators immediately to tell them to vote "yes" on the bill.