Labor News

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Verizon is tax deadbeat, report shows

In the last three years, as it raked in more than $100 billion in revenues and $33 billion in U.S. profits, Verizon has been a tax deadbeat.

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Structural crisis exposes neoliberalism as disaster

It would be wrong to simply characterize this global economic crisis as only cyclical in nature.

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Postal unions blast two "rescue" bills

Postal workers are blasting both Postal Service "rescue" bills as deeply flawed legislation that would come close to killing the Postal Service.

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Jobs, not cuts! Unions join Occupy Chicago

CHICAGO - Unions and community groups organized a rousing finish to a week of actions on jobs and corporate greed.

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G20 finance minsters face growing public anger

The ITUC is calling for the G20 and the IMF to support a three-step response to the mounting debt burden.

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Unions to GOP: "You’re next on the unemployment lines!”

National labor leaders are telling GOP lawmakers to stop playing partsian games on the question of jobs and that come Nov., 2012, Republicans will be next on the unemployment lines.

"Time to challenge basic assumptions," says Trumka

Americans must challenge and rethink three basic assumptions that have guided the country and the economy for the last 30 years and run both into the ditch, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says.

AFL-CIO's week of action focuses on jobs

Somewhere over New Mexico, there's a big, hot air balloon flying. "Jobs, Not Cuts," its sign declares.

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Labor youth summit opens in Minneapolis

The conference includes young workers, young union organizers and students, and is part of the AFL-CIO's attempts, over the last two years, to reach workers under age 35.

Unions, not "right to work" laws, bring back an automaker

The labor movement is a key part of a recently successful effort to get a company to build a plant here that will produce diesel/electric vehicles.

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