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Bosses threaten workers: Vote my way or else

About 25 percent of workers in a study report that their employers send them messages having nothing to do with work and everything to do with politics.

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This week in labor

Workers take pulpit, housekeepers challenge Trump, global solidarity and more.

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Some 5,500 Pennsylvania college faculty set strike authorization vote

The votes come after fruitless talks with the colleges' management, who have demanded that adjunct professors at the schools take wage cuts.

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MU graduate workers say “union” in a landslide

While the vote result is a substantial victory, it's just the latest step in the campaign for justice for MU graduate workers.

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Labor tackles the problem of union members voting for Trump

"Without a countervailing pull of authentic engagement, the appeal of right wing rhetoric will continue."

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Rev. Barber: Voting rights fight is do or die for labor

"The labor rights and voting rights movements are interconnected - we must be smart enough to hook up; if we do, we can change this nation."

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Unionists lobby to restore, strengthen Voting Rights Act

"We care about workers' rights, which are in a shambles and are a disgrace, but we can't win these fights if 30 million people can't vote."

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Labor launches Forward Baltimore to register 10,000 voters

The campaign will bring out at least 75 percent of newly-registered voters in for the primary elections in April 2016.

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Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ produces few wins for workers

And the wins workers got, on amendments denouncing USPS cuts and advocating paid family and medical leave, may only be symbolic.

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Remembering: The Woman Suffrage Parade of 1913

The first suffragist demonstration took place in Washington, D.C. on March 3, 1913.

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