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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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EPI analyst: High court deadlock on immigration hurts all workers’ rights

Exploitative employers use the threat of hiring undocumented adults to force other workers to take lower wages and benefits.

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Auto Workers vs. Volkswagen in Chattanooga: The saga continues

The long-running saga revolving around the Auto Workers campaign to organize the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., continues.

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AFGE’s members plan 38 anti-privatization rallies coast to coast to boost VA

AFGE delegates vowed to fight for the agency: Serving the nation's veterans is "a sacred promise, a promise that will never be violated."

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Globalized economy might help Mississippi Nissan workers win union vote

Nissan workers have travelled twice from Mississippi to France to show government officials there proof of Nissan's illegal anti-union tactics.

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Love and solidarity on tap for Pulse workers in Orlando

It was not only the 49 lives that were snuffed out by bullets last Sunday; the jobs of all surviving employees at Pulse were also casualties.

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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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Labor campaign kills anti-worker measures in N.M.

"The session's ending, but we're just getting started. That's why we need you to stay active and engaged through Election Day."

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Maryland enacts tough equal pay law

The new law protects poor women, women of color, and transgender individuals from discrimination.

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