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Unions hit Romney on equal pay

A Republican minority in the Senate blocked a vote today on equal pay for women after unions and their allies challenged Romney to back the legislation.

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Steelworkers remember martyrs, fight for living

The Republic Steel mill in south Chicago is sacred ground for the American labor movement.

Two big unions turn up heat in presidential race

With the presidential campaign in full swing following President Obama's formal re-election announcement, two top unions jumped in hard.

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Trumka’s answer to “Are we better off?”

Former President George W. Bush lost U.S. jobs during a good economy. Obama has created jobs during the disastrous economy he inherited.

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Workers seek high office in Wisconsin

He seeks an open U.S. House seat this fall in the Democratic-leaning district centered around the state capital.

New labor SuperPAC jumps into the political field

The labor movement says it formed the SuperPAC because it will allow unions to bring their program to non-union members.

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MO unions plan legislative fightback

The Missouri AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Conference provides union members with an opportunity to talk with their state representatives and state senators about issues important to working families.

Service Employees start campaign to expose secret campaign donors

They're starting with a $25,000 reward to anyone who comes forward with inside information about a corporation's hidden funding of a SuperPAC.

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Trumka explains why workers must back Obama

"As president, Barack Obama has placed his faith in America's working men and women to lead our country to economic recovery and to our full potential as a nation," Richard Trumka said during the AFL-CIO Executive Council meeting.

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Santorum as president? A nightmare for Steelworkers leader

Leo Gerard, president of the Steelworkers, described over breakfast his recurring nightmare.

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