March

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Federal lawmakers join state reps in attack on public workers

Right-wing federal lawmaker are backing up state government attacks on state and local workers' pensions through a measure that, if passed, would make the pensions virtually unaffordable.

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What I learned from the Immokalee workers

Earlier this month I marched for three days with Florida's Immokalee farmworkers and their supporters.

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Arizonans fight to keep their mail coming (with video)

Hundreds of passing drivers honked in solidarity with 200 postal workers and community supporters' who rallied here Sunday afternoon to "save the Postal Service." 

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Letter carriers rally for six day delivery

Chanting "five days no, six days yes," over 500 Connecticut letter carriers, family members and supporters gathered for a noon-time rally on the New Haven Green.

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“Five day, no way,” postal workers say!

The chant came loud and clear: "Five day, no way." At the Post Office here and all across the nation, postal worker unions turned out in huge numbers.

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Workers to Hyatt: Put housekeeper on board of directors

Housekeepers will convene here tonight to nominate one of their own to sit on the hotel's board of directors.

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Union leaders like Obama’s choice for labor secretary

A top union leader who worked closely with Thomas Perez, President Obama's nominee to be the nation's next Secretary of Labor, says Perez can bring labor and progressive firms together.

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Corporate America - you didn’t build that - really!

Real democracy should mean that as a part of the team that actually built that, you should have some say in how that profit is distributed and spent.

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Labor board to ask Supreme Court to restore its power

In a brief announcement, the board said it would ask the justices to review the case, Noel Canning vs. NLRB.

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University of Illinois forces strike on campus workers

Campus workers are on strike at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign after months of contract negotiations with the university's administration yielded little results.

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