Labor News

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CWA president: We need mass movement to fix this mess

The U.S. will stay mired in an "economy mess" of low growth, low-paying jobs, rising income inequality and worse unless it fixes its political processes.

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Service workers use NAFTA to pressure Alabama

The Service Employees and a top Mexican employment lawyers group are using the pro-worker side letter of NAFTA to go after Alabama.

Labor and allies make their stand outside Supreme Court

Unionists and their allies made their stand for immigrants' rights clear outside the justices' front door.

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Labor exposes Alabama law to world scrutiny

Labor has taken its campaign against Alabama's racist, anti-Hispanic, anti-immigrant law international.

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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.

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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Tobacco workers exposed to human rights abuse

Farm workers face job-related hazards, including heat stroke, pesticide, and acute nicotine poisoning.

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Unions hit GOP "verification" scheme

AFL-CIO President Trumka and Service Employees Secretary-Treasurer Medina are blasting the GOP's latest anti-worker gambit: Forcing firms to use a faulty employee verification scheme, called "E-verify."

Service employees join suit vs. Georgia's anti-immigrant law

Call Georgia's anti-immigrant law  "racial profiling" that threatens to turn Georgia into "a police state."

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New Yorkers join in taking back May Day

The sun was shinning as 10,000 New Yorkers celebrated International Workers Day last Sunday, May 1.

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