Labor News

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Jobs, not cuts! Unions join Occupy Chicago

CHICAGO - Unions and community groups organized a rousing finish to a week of actions on jobs and corporate greed.

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Spotlight is on jobs as “occupy” protests intensify

AFL-CIO president announces labor's full support for Occupy Wall Street protests, urges massive turnout for upcoming America Wants to Work week of actions.

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Pressure grows on sugar company to end lockout

The East Grand Forks, Minn., city council voted unanimously to send a letter urging American Crystal Sugar to return to negotiations with its locked-out workers.

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Workers of the world need a “new global economic order”

VANCOUVER, Canada - In the video below, Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, summarizes an opinion expressed by many at this global union meet: Make the banks pay to create jobs and clean up their mess.