March

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Trumka explains why workers must back Obama

"As president, Barack Obama has placed his faith in America's working men and women to lead our country to economic recovery and to our full potential as a nation," Richard Trumka said during the AFL-CIO Executive Council meeting.

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Anti-worker legislation’s negative impact on women, minorities

The anti-worker legislation pushed for the last 18 months by the Big Business-GOP cabal has a disproportionate impact on women and minorities.

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“Fast for Fair Food” ends with 1,000 marching

More than 1,000 farm workers and their allies solemnly marched three miles to the corporate headquarter of the grocery store giant Publix.

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Santorum as president? A nightmare for Steelworkers leader

Leo Gerard, president of the Steelworkers, described over breakfast his recurring nightmare.

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Voters have stark choice this November, AFT’s Weingarten says

The AFT, like a number of other unions, had already endorsed President Barack Obama before this meeting.

Proposed rules would allow home care workers minimum wage, overtime

Labor-backed Interfaith Worker Justice is mobilizing support for home health care workers.

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Unions endorse Obama, gear up for fight vs. 1%

Podhorzer said that by the end of today the AFL-CIO would be kicking off its 2012 election effort by issuing an official endorsement of President Obama's bid for re-election.

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UFCW: D.C.-Baltimore chains going nuclear vs. workers

The Washington-Baltimore area's two biggest grocery chains, Giant and Safeway, are "going nuclear" in their war against their combined 30,000 workers.

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IBEW members to install electric car charging stations

Electrical Workers Local 1 and the St. Louis chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association have launched the first electrical car training program in Missouri.

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RWDSU launches campaign for NYC car wash workers after devastating report

RWDSU is launching a campaign to bring workers' rights - including the right to organize - to some 5,000 car wash workers in New York City.

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