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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.

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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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45,000 Verizon workers strike over company greed

The 45,000 strikers walked off the job this weekend because the company has refused to budge since negotiations began July 22.

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Unions turn up the heat on Colombia trade

With the Republicans poised to write draft legislation affirming the controversial trade pact between the U.S. and Colombia, labor stepped up its drive against the agreement.

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“One battle in a big war”: Comcast organizing drive rages on

Only 2 percent of 90,000 Comcast workers nationally are organized. This was the second vote in five years at the Pullman facility.

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Labor leaders hail Obama speech, call for more action on jobs

Labor leaders, while endorsing the president's budget deficit speech, say job creation will need to be addressed if the long-term fiscal health of the nation is to be restored.

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Union sees AT&T buyout of T-Mobile as good for workers

AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile could open the way for unionization of the thousands of T-Mobile workers who have been denied a voice on the job.

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Labor urges "virtual picket" around Huffington Post

The Huffington Post, labor says, makes millions off its so-called "citizen journalists" - without paying them a dime.

Shop Talk: Credit and some good news for labor

What's been going on in labor over the past week?

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