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No recovery unless we create 11 million jobs, AFL-CIO head warns

CLEVELAND - AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka attacked right-wing efforts to use the federal budget deficit as an excuse to block programs needed to end the economic crisis.

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New UAW president vows “social justice” unionism

United Auto Workers' new president, Bob King, pledges to fight for jobs and justice for all Americans.

Cleveland Jobs with Justice celebrates

Celebrating working-class victories and preparing for the fight ahead, Cleveland Jobs With Justice held its 13th Annual Spring fundraiser May 17.

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Steelworkers lobby for jobs, jobs, jobs -- good, green and safe

WASHINGTON — "Our people want to work!" Rep. Betty Sutton of Ohio declared at the 1,000-strong Steelworker Rapid Response Conference here  on May 6.

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“Workers of the world stuck together” and won at Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss workers fought, and won: "We did it! We have our jobs!"

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Chicago labor to march for jobs

Under the banner of "Good Jobs Now! Make Wall Street Pay" Chicago labor and allies will be marching on LaSalle Street, Chicago's version of Wall Street.

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Jobs top building trades’ agenda

Construction joblessness is above 20% and bank credit for private construction has been yanked in the recession. Jobs top unions' agenda.

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Labor turns up heat in battle to curb Wall Street

In a national webcast today, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said, "We are taking this fight straight to Wall Street. They created this mess and now they have to pay."

Call for actions on jobs: America's most pressing need

The AFL-CIO, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and others are calling for immediate and powerful grassroots action for the Miller Bill, to create or save up to one million jobs in local governments.

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Hugo Boss workers keep fight for jobs alive

The workers at Hugo Boss deserve our support, urges Rep. Dennis Kucinich and others at a solidarity rally in Brooklyn, Ohio.

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