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Michigan unions battle private sector right to work law

Disregarding a move by Michigan's GOP governor to take the issue straight to the state Supreme Court, Michigan unions sued to overturn the state's  "right to work" law affecting private sector workers.

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Labor pushing hard in final days before election

Organized labor's final election push turned to get-out-the-vote and voter protection.

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Hoffa holds tea party responsible for "tremendous war on workers"

The tea party has taken over the Republican Party and produced "craziness" there and is responsible for the "tremendous war on workers" now being waged nationwide, Teamsters President James Hoffa says.

 

 

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Unionists in Tampa describe a Romney dystopia

On the third day of the GOP convention,  AFL-CIO marchers painted a picture of what would be a nightmare scenario in America if Mitt Romney were to be elected president.

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Top labor leader: November election most important in 80 years

In a speech in Homestead, Pa., Leo Gerard, president of the United Steelworkers, declared that corporate money in politics threatens to overwhelm the voice of labor unions.

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NLRB: GOP heavy hitter Adelson must bargain with guards’ union

None of the 40,000 workers at any Sands casino are unionized.

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It’s our turn: Campaign to repeal Senate Bill 5 takes off

"You will take this fight over the finish line," AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka told Ohio union leaders yesterday.  "You will restore the rights of 365,000 public employees!"

Stand Up for Ohio hosts festival to "bring awesome back"

Hear about Stand Up for Ohio's work, and get ready for Aug. 20 festival to bring back awesome to the Buckeye State.

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1.3 million Ohioans say no to anti-labor law

The drive to repeal SB 5, the union-busting law that strips collective bargaining rights from public workers in Ohio, culminated in a massive "People's Parade" to deliver petitions with nearly 1.3 million signatures.

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Union members march on Koch billionaire secret meeting

Hundreds marched on a secretive gathering of billionaires that constitutes the core financial support for numerous right-wing causes.

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