March

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Under the gun, Congress OK’s 90-day fix on mass transit

The ruling House GOP wouldn't even let lawmakers vote on a 2-year bipartisan highway-mass transit bill the Senate approved earlier this month.

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Labor sees real right-wing conspiracy in the states

Unions must continue to mobilize, lobby, and reach out for allies to stop the constant stream of anti-worker legislation that keeps flowing into and out of state legislatures.

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Senator unveils pro-labor Rebuild America Act

The bill drew immediate praise from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.

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Raise the minimum wage

Despite claims of economic recovery heard recently, median weekly worker income for most months of the past two years, just like most years of the past 35 years, is either flat, or less, than the year before.

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Missouri unions fight right-wing obstruction

"The sun is shining on organized labor today," State Sen. Tim Green, told thousands of union members.

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Teamsters highlight contradictions in Mexican trucks case

The Teamsters have apparently caught the Obama Transportation Department in several contradictions.

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Labor hits delay on new safety rule

The Obama administration's Office of Management and Budget is sitting on - apparently indefinitely - a proposed job safety rule to cut worker exposure to silica dust.

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MO unions plan legislative fightback

The Missouri AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Conference provides union members with an opportunity to talk with their state representatives and state senators about issues important to working families.

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Can labor recover from its critics? A reply to Francis Fox-Piven

The labor movement has more than its share of critics. It seems like nearly everyone is ready to give it advice, whether solicited or not.

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