March

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Plan to end Saturday mail delivery is un-American

CHICAGO — Who doesn’t love the smiling letter carrier who hands you the mail, pulls cats out of trees, braves fires, chases away burglars and engages in numberless additional acts of heroism?

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"Arrest insurance execs for criminal activity," health care supporters demand

Some 5,000 activists demanding "Health Care Now!" descended on the nation's capital March 9 to call for the arrest of the nation's leading health insurance executives.

Contract ratified at Cleveland's MetroHealth

Declining patient volume due to the economic crisis forced workers at MetroHealth to accept some concessions in a new three-year contract that was ratified Feb. 12.

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Unionists make citizens’ arrest of insurance CEOs

Thousands of unionists and their allies marched on and surrounded the hotel where the nation's health insurance firms were meeting, demanding a citizens' arrest of company CEOs.

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Bronx town hall promotes wage, health bill

A Bronx town hall meeting  promoted a newly introduced City Council bill (Intro 18-2010) that would "guarantee good wages, health care and other benefits" to building service workers.

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Unions plan June conference to draw youth into labor movement

ORLANDO, Fla. - The labor movement, determined to build its membership among the nation's youth, will sponsor a Young Leaders Conference this June in Washington.

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Republic Windows heroes continue the good fight

Armando Robles, president of UE Local 1110 sat down with the People's World to reflect how life has changed since the sit-in.

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Labor has plan to make banks pay

One of the most innovative labor proposals is for a financial transactions tax on Wall Street.

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Closing NUMMI will harm both Toyota & community

Toyota's decision to close the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) auto plant in Fremont, Calif. March 31 goes against the firm's business interests, and its devastating effects will ripple throughout California.

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Space Coast rallies for jobs

Over 9,000 jobs will be cut immediately and a tsunami of closures for support businesses like restaurants, tourism and affiliated contractors will follow if Congress cancels NASA's Constellation space program.

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