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Nationwide protests demand: End Cooper Tire lockout, with video

"Corporate greed at Cooper Tire is flat out wrong!" That was the message brought by pickets protesting the lockout of 1051 workers by Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. at its plant in Findlay, Ohio.

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Federal judge rules against misclassifying workers as contractors

The U.S. Department of Labor won a major victory this month in its campaign against job misclassification.

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Vice president, labor secretary cheer Ohio voters for SB5 defeat

"You put out a different kind of fire," Solis said, referring to the key role firefighters played in the campaign.

Can labor build on Ohio win?

With one year to go before the Nov. 2012 election, the key question for organized labor after this fall's voting is: Can it build on the Ohio win?

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In Ohio town, Solidarity Day rally vows to repeal SB 5

Hundreds rallied on the courthouse lawn in Newark, Ohio, on Oct. 30, "Solidarity Day," calling for repeal of Ohio's union-busting SB 5 law.

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Ohio ramps up fight to repeal SB 5

The latest Quinnipiac poll shows Ohio voters favor repealing SB 5 by a 57 to 32 point margin.

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Workers hit streets to repeal union-buster SB 5

Labor activists held a rally in Cleveland to mobilize voter turnout in the Nov. 8 election to defeat Issue 2 and repeal SB 5, the law that strips public employees collective bargaining rights.

Ohio unionists ramp up push against anti-worker law

Ohio unionists are ramping up their campaign to repeal right-wing Gov. John Kasich's anti-worker anti-union law, as a Nov. 8 referendum on it nears.

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Ohio governor backtracks on union stripping bill

Unions say that the historic petition drive and a late July Quinnipiac poll showing voters favoring repeal are likely explanations.

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