March

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A call for justice in the tobacco fields

Tobacco workers joined by supporters from organized labor and community organizations, marched through the streets of Winston-Salem, North Carolina yesterday.

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Temple health care workers strike for dignity, patient care

Some 1500 nurses and professional and technical workers struck at Temple University Hospital Wednesday morning after working without a contract for seven months.

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Jobs With Justice scores wage theft victory over InkStop lockout

It takes a fight to win and Cleveland Jobs With Justice is celebrating its role in a massive repayment of stolen wages in a settlement that has labor lawyers shaking their heads.

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There they go again! GOP denies jobless benefits to thousands

When Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma left for his "Spring Break" on March 29, he also left some 200,000 jobless Americans without badly needed money to provide for their families.

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Unions, passengers unite to save mass transit and jobs

Thousands of transit workers and passengers rallied at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition on March 27 to demand federal funding for public transit systems nationwide.

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Obama makes pro-labor recess appointments

President Obama is bypassing Republican obstructionists in the Senate this week and naming 15 people to administration positions, which the GOP has blocked for an average of 214 days.

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Chavez message is still strong

Union organizer Cesar Chavez' birthday, March 31, is celebrated in North Texas as it is across America.

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If Daddy doesn’t have a job what am I supposed to do?

DETROIT - Sedrick Staten's livelihood is being threatened by privatization efforts of the city schools' emergency financial manager.

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Workers battling plant shutdown get boost from Danny Glover

BROOKLYN, Ohio - The fight to stop Hugo Boss from closing its men's suit plant here got a big boost Tuesday from actor and social activist Danny Glover.

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New Chicago trend: charter school teachers unionize

One hundred teachers at four Chicago charter schools filed for union recognition March 19, joining 123 others who won their first contract last year.

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