March

Rep. José Serrano supports Bronx building workers

Congressman José Serrano is supporting the efforts of SEIU 32BJ, which is in negotiations for a new long-term contract to cover more than 3,000 Bronx apartment building workers.

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1,000 Michigan workers lobby: Save our communities!

Workers answered the Michigan AFL-CIO's call and turned out in force March 8 to lobby the state Senate against budget cuts and takeovers of cities and schools.

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Hilton workers win 18-month battle

Mike Casey, Unite Here Local 2 executive director, pointed out the importance of community support to the workers' victory.

Bishops support collective bargaining

Ohio's bishops are calling for their state's governor and legislature not to remove the right to collective bargaining for public workers, adding " the economy exists for the person, not the person for the economy."

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Recall campaign opens new Wisconsin battlefront

50,000 people showed up March 5, surrounding the Wisconsin Capitol in a river of determination and a joyous celebration of solidarity.

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Thousands of Tennessee teachers rally against anti-labor bills

A rally of thousands of teachers at the state Capitol in Nashville on Saturday marked a turning point for Tennessee.

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Labor plans national mobilization April 4th

Labor is planning a mass mobilization nationwide on April 4 to support workers' rights, specifically the right to collectively bargain.

Union leaders to Obama aide: ‘This is a defining moment’

AFL-CIO leaders have told a top aide to President Obama that the current fight in states over workers' rights must be used to discuss the future of the country and of workers.

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Defiant protesters still occupy Wisconsin Capitol

Protesters still occupy the state Capitol, while thousands demand to be let in.

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How Wisconsin 14 have halted two budget havocs

Why is Gov. Scott Walker so desperate to get back the minority Democrats of the Senate? It's certainly not to vote with him. It's actually not to vote at all.

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