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Connecticut low wage workers testify for $15 an hour

"I have seen firsthand over the decades the erosion of the middle class in my hometown of Bridgeport, as the income gap has widened more deeply here than almost anywhere else."

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Trump hotel workers picket as boss gets GOP nomination

The man who declares he'll "Make America great again!" refuses to make low-paid workers at the casino great.

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NLRB judge rejects union’s complaint about AT&T button ban, then allows the button

The full NLRB itself ruled last year the banned button did not break labor law.

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GOP platform backs national right to work law, hits federal workers

To nobody's surprise, the Republican Party platform, adopted at its convention in Cleveland, backs a national so-called "right to work" law and slams workers.

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Cleveland labor leaders build opposition to Trump’s anti-worker policies

"We want people to know the real Cleveland. Just because the Republicans spew hatred here doesn't mean they are speaking for us."

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EPI analyst: High court deadlock on immigration hurts all workers’ rights

Exploitative employers use the threat of hiring undocumented adults to force other workers to take lower wages and benefits.

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Auto Workers vs. Volkswagen in Chattanooga: The saga continues

The long-running saga revolving around the Auto Workers campaign to organize the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., continues.

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AFGE’s members plan 38 anti-privatization rallies coast to coast to boost VA

AFGE delegates vowed to fight for the agency: Serving the nation's veterans is "a sacred promise, a promise that will never be violated."

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Globalized economy might help Mississippi Nissan workers win union vote

Nissan workers have travelled twice from Mississippi to France to show government officials there proof of Nissan's illegal anti-union tactics.

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Love and solidarity on tap for Pulse workers in Orlando

It was not only the 49 lives that were snuffed out by bullets last Sunday; the jobs of all surviving employees at Pulse were also casualties.

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