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Nurses and lawmakers resume push for financial transactions tax

National Nurses United and the Congressional Progressive Caucus relaunched their drive for a financial transactions tax.

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Hartford fast-food workers protest wage theft

Fast-food workers and community and faith leaders protested systemic wage theft in the industry,  just after the first-ever national poll of fast-food workers showed companies lare stealing money from 89 percent of their employees. 

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Colombian union leaders say killings continue

Three years after it was added as a side pact to the controversial U.S.-Colombia "free trade" pact, the Labor Action Plan designed to improve workers' lot and their rights is a failure.

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Workers and patients fight back against hospital consolidation

Affordable, quality health care and secure, union jobs are both threatened by the growing consolidation and monopolization of the medical industry.

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Side order of wage theft with your pizza?

Domino's drivers were illegally deprived of car maintenance payments and tips and employees were not paid overtime rates for working more than 40 hours in a week.

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How much is that union boss in the window?

"Hello my name is is Miles, and according to the governor of New Mexico I am a big union boss."

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GOP goes after NLRB yet again

In yet another right-wing attack on the NLRB, top Republicans unveiled legislation to lengthen union recognition election campaigns.

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SEIU's Henry: Unions need new approaches to attract youth

The nation's unions need new approaches to recruit and retain younger workers, Service Employees President Mary Kay Henry says.

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Union leader calls Ryan budget a monster out to maul government workers

"What's another term for an insatiable monster hell-bent on savagely devouring everything in its sight?  The Ryan Budget."

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Report: Supreme Court has weakened sexual harassment protections for workers

The NWLC released a report featuring new information that underscores the urgent need to strengthen workplace protections from sexual harassment.

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