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AFL-CIO, ally protest deep cuts in House Labor-HHS money bill

The legislation cuts employment and training funds, job services, job safety and health funding, kills health care quality evaluation and ACA funding of prevention programs.

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Right-wing GOP Illinois Gov. Rauner plans to force state workers to strike

Rauner's tactic is the latest in a nationwide campaign by the right, its business backers and its political puppets to trash workers, cut wages, destroy pensions and kill unions.

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Labor steps up its crusade for undocumented workers

"We see 20 percent of our workforce being deported; half of Texas' construction workers are undocumented."

 

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Trumka says Colombia example exposes problems with trade deals

"Investors and companies have received benefits," Trumka said, "while workers have not, this has to change."

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Today in labor history: César Chávez born in 1927

Chávez was also an early environmentalist, warning the public of the devastating effects of pesticides on both farmworkers and consumers.

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Illinois Gov. Rauner's anti-labor ploy actually boosts a union local

When many working families are facing hardship and workers' rights are under attack, solidarity is still our best defense.

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Workers getting burned by McDonald's greed

"The Food Service Industry experiences the highest number of burns of any employment sector, about 12,000 each year."

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West Virginia workers launch "insurrection" in state capital

Demonstrators protesting the national wave of wage and safety cuts and anti-union assaults, were led by the West Virginia AFL-CIO and joined by national labor leaders.

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Unions ride the wave of low-wage worker organizing

Workers caught the nation's attention by saying "Enough is enough!" to low wages, lousy working conditions and lack of rights.

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Wisconsin rising against right to work for less

Walker's deception confronts overwhelming evidence that RTW will further hurt a low-wage state that needs more buying power.

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