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Wisconsin rising against right to work for less

Walker's deception confronts overwhelming evidence that RTW will further hurt a low-wage state that needs more buying power.

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Update: El Super boycott

El Super market workers, along with 100 community organizations, endorse the call to boycott El Super.

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A first contract for Brooklyn Cablevision employees

"Many of us never thought we'd see this night come. Many workers had given up hope. But we stuck together through thick and thin."

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Longshore union calls employer port shutdown “bad for U.S. economy”

The union has repeatedly emphasized it is committed to reaching a new agreement as quickly as possible, and says only a few issues remain to be negotiated.

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Illinois GOP governor rolls out right-wing anti-union agenda

New Illinois GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner yanked union rights to collect dues or fees from thousands of home health caregivers in the state.

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Workers in Ohio and Indiana join USW strike against oil industry

"Management cannot continue to resist allowing workers a stronger voice on issues that could very well make the difference between life and death for too many of them."

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Nissan rejects offer to mediate Mississippi dispute with UAW

The car firm claimed that "entering mediation over issues raised might violate U.S. national labor law."

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Teachers, unions weigh in as Senate panel starts rewrite of federal education law

Ever since Bush's No Child Left Behind, teachers, parents, administrators and lawmakers have been at odds over how to judge schools, kids and teachers.

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Houston, we have a problem: Strike at major oil refineries

"Houston has the worst record in Texas, and Texas has the worst record in the nation when it comes to workplace fatalities or catastrophes."

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Illinois legislature Democrats vow to protect workers

The first scheme they plan to stop is any Republican effort to impose a so-called "right to work" law in the Land of Lincoln.

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