Labor News

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Union leader says Congressional rules block pro-worker bills

Unions and their allies must "connect the dots" between gummed-up congressional rules and the lack of legislation that helps workers, voters, women and their allies.

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CWA'S Cohen ties fight vs. income inequality to fight for democracy

"Corporations are people in America and can run orchestrated campaigns to destroy working people. That's what gets me mad!"

 

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Labor launches campaign to raise wages across America

We are declaring here and now that the labor movement is going to focus like a laser beam on raising wages for all American workers, union and non-union," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told reporters today.

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Unions go public with intent to overhaul their own structure

The AFL-CIO will probe new ways of organizing itself and the broader labor movement and its allies to meet what it says are the changing times.

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Union leaders endorse immigration reform framework, but devil is in the details

Top union leaders joined Obama in Las Vegas to endorse an immigration reform framework that a bipartisan group of eight senators unveiled the day before.

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AFL-CIO leader champions day laborers’ quest for humane immigration reform

Many, undocumented, risked arrest and possible deportation. But they would not be deterred in their quest.