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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.

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Autoworkers say: Let Romney go bankrupt

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney came to town Friday, but autoworkers were in no mood to give him a free pass.

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AFL-CIO: Republicans voted almost 100% wrong on labor issues

The party cleavage was stark in the GOP-run House last year on key votes. Unions use the AFL-CIO figures as part of their evaluations when deciding, locally, whether to support or oppose an incumbent lawmaker.

Missouri Republicans press slew of anti-immigrant bills

The Missouri Legislature is debating anti-immigrant bills targeting students, non-English-speaking drivers and the federal government.

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“Right to Work” for less passes, Indiana’s workers refuse to give up

Many working people gathered in Indianapolis over the past few weeks to stand up against this legislation.

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Union leaders praise Obama's economic themes

Union leaders view positively the emphasis President Obama put on economic themes in his State of the Union address, particularly his call for the wealthy to pay their fair share in taxes .

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2012: More battles ahead on Capitol Hill for workers

Workers, their unions and their allies are gearing up for more tough legislative fights in 2012.

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Labor maps legislative battle for 2012

Even the jobless benefits bill, which both parties agree upon, is hung up by a partisan dispute over how to pay for the $150 billion measure.

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Indiana GOP ramming “right to work” but battle continues

The struggle for workers' collective bargaining rights suffered a blow in Indiana, but the fight is not over yet.

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Republicans plan FAA shutdown to bust unions

Republican union busters are planning, just in time for the holidays, a shut down of the Federal Aviation Administration.

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