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Teachers’ convention celebrates history, vision for future, Clinton support

Throughout its 100-year history, the AFT has been at the juncture of key social, economic and civil rights movements.

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GOP platform backs national right to work law, hits federal workers

To nobody's surprise, the Republican Party platform, adopted at its convention in Cleveland, backs a national so-called "right to work" law and slams workers.

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Cleveland labor leaders build opposition to Trump’s anti-worker policies

"We want people to know the real Cleveland. Just because the Republicans spew hatred here doesn't mean they are speaking for us."

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Cleveland unions blast GOP on eve of their convention

"All working people should be alarmed by Trump.  He represents a real danger to our living standards and well-being."

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Veterans’ Affairs union: Trump will “throw vets to the wolves”

Privatizing the VA hospital network remains a GOP priority.

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Union anti-Trump rally focuses on his D.C. hotel construction site

"Stop hate! Dump Trump!" "Hey, hey, ho, ho, Donald Trump has got to go!" were among the chants from demonstrators.

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Billionaire Trump claims steelworker status

"Donald Trump stomped into my backyard just days before July 4 and claimed to be a steelworker."

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Connecticut AFL-CIO: "We need an inclusion revolution"

"To restore our country, to make America great again, we need an inclusion revolution."

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Active unionists go one for two in June 5 primaries

One of them, who won in New Jersey, said he would continue to push for more jobs and safer neighborhoods. 

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Teachers report: 2016 presidential campaign scares kids

The Southern Poverty Law Center surveyed over 2,000 teachers, who say kids are experiencing fear and stress over the Right's agenda.

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