Labor News

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Letter Carriers slam new federal report on postal service

A new federal report on the financial ills of the U.S. Postal Service  is a reiteration of previous justifications for huge agency prepayments of future retirees' health care costs.

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Federal union protests GOP Ryan: He hustles for the 1%

AFGE elected Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox, a VA hospital worker from North Carolina, as their new president on August 15 at the union's convention in Las Vegas.

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Labor leaders: GOP holding workers as hostages

The right wing, is holding workers and the economy "hostage" to their demands for continuing and permanent tax cuts for the wealthiest 2 percent.

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Illinois Bain victims want action from GOP lawmakers

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.

Senate defeats GOP anti-union scheme

The anti-union measure would have nullified NLRB rules that consolidate legal hearings regarding the union votes and shortening the time period for employers' appeals.

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Rough going for anti-union drives

The right-wing anti-labor agenda continues, as bills in state capitols countrywide - designed to attack workers rights - still threaten middle and working class families.

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Labor sees real right-wing conspiracy in the states

Unions must continue to mobilize, lobby, and reach out for allies to stop the constant stream of anti-worker legislation that keeps flowing into and out of state legislatures.

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Top union-hating contractor backs Romney

Romney's opposition to project labor agreements won him a standing ovation from the anti-worker, anti-union group.

House GOP blasts Obama NLRB appointments

Republicans on the highly partisan House Education and the Workforce Committee blasted President Obama's recess appointments to the NLRB.

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Right wing push to destroy labor board comes to a head

A right-wing scheme to incapacitate the National Labor Relations Board was derailed in the nation's capital this week.

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