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Opponents of outsourcing arrested at Bain plant for blocking trucks

Three supporters of outsourced workers were arrested this morning for blocking equipment removal at the Bain-owned Sensata Technologies plant.

After death, new Missouri law protects utility workers

A new utility workers protection law passed in Missouri could become a model for other such legislation nationally.

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Firing of unionists sparks protest at public TV station

A mass firing at WHUT, the station at Washington's Howard University, sparked a mass protest at the school's opening convocation.

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Walmart associates launch first ever strike

Walmart store associates from a dozen stores in the Los Angeles area here took a historic action yesterday by holding a one-day strike.

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Management locks out unionized musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra

Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra said they have "our deepest regret" for "our loyal audience members," after management cancelled all concerts.

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“Master of lies” Romney doesn’t fool workers at Bainport

Workers whose jobs are being outsourced by Bain Capital closely watched the presidential debate last night from a campsite called Bainport.

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Romney to outsourced workers: Drop dead

Workers at the "Bainport" encampment  outside the Sensata Technologies plant here are in Day 22 of their civil disobedience protest against the outsourcing of their jobs.

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Lawmakers demand that Crystal Sugar end lockout

American Crystal Sugar appears to be losing favor in Congress at a time when the company needs it most.

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Today in labor history: Singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie dies at age 55

Guthrie traveled with workers and learned their traditional songs, earning himself the nickname "Dust Bowl Troubadour."

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Protest shuts down Walmart warehouse

In a spirited act of civil disobedience, 14 clergy, labor and community leaders were arrested for blocking access to Walmart's midwestern distribution centerin Elwood, Ill.

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