Labor News

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It's not about money, it's about freedom: voices from Wisconsin

There is one thing Wisconsin union families want everyone to know: the protests are about workers' freedom to organize into a union and bargain collectively.

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Angry Wisconsin workers occupy Capitol

Thousands of union members and their allies have effectively occupied the state Capitol and the grounds around it for more than 36 hours now.

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Wisconsin lawmakers to vote on GOP gov's anti-union package

MADISON, Wis. - Even among this year's new wave of Republican governors, Wisconsin's Scott Walker sticks out for his anti-union, anti-state worker legislative package.

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GOP attacks public workers collective bargaining rights

Republicans legislators and the Republican governor in Ohio are intensifying their campaign to turn public workers into scapegoats for the economic problems in their state.

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GOP uses "budget cutting" to attack unions

An influential right-wing group among the House's new GOP majority, the 170-member Republican Study Committee (RSC), is using "budget cutting" as an excuse to attack federal worker union reps.

Officials use budget woes to attack public unions

State officials around the country are using state and local budget woes as a smokescreen for campaigns against public unions.

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With disco, jazz, country beat, letter carriers rally to save Saturday delivery

It was one of the most important conventions I have ever attended, and at the top of the agenda was our campaign "5 Days is the Wrong Way - Save Saturday Delivery."

Do you make too much money?

Do you, the reader, think you make too much money?Because there are many who think public sector workers do!

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Rally slams move to end Saturday mail service

ST. LOUIS - "To eliminate Saturday service would destroy the Postal Service," Tony Harris, president of the American Postal Workers Union Gateway District Area Local, said July 12.

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Deficit hawks take aim at Postal Service

The Postal Service says expected deficits are the reason it wants to close neighborhood post offices, eliminate Saturday service and lay off more employees, but the union calls it a "phony crisis."

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