March

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Walker ignores court order, locks out Wisconsin protesters

A judge's order yesterday requiring Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to allow full public access to the Capitol here is being ignored by the governor and the state's Republicans.

Ohio labor vows to fight anti-labor bill

Massive rallies and town hall meetings in Ohio are underway as state lawmakers move to pass an anti-labor bill that would end 28 years of collective bargaining rights and break public employee unions.

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Top labor leader says protests hike support for unions

"People are giving the labor movement another look now," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said at a press conference here March 1.

Ashtabula workers give GOP rep an earful

During a town hall meeting in Ohio this week hundreds of community and labor activists rallied against a Republican-led state senate bill that would destroy collective bargaining rights for public workers.

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More indictments coming in Upper Big Branch disaster

The indictment of the security supervisor at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch will be the first of many indictments after an explosion killed 29 West Virginia miners.

Wisconsin, we are on your side! (song)

Sacramento state worker Darien De Lu put new words to "Which Side Are You On?" and sang this at the California State Capitol, where 1,000 rallied to support Wisconsin workers.

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11-hour picket slams Gannett union-busting

60 broadcast technicians and engineers at WKYC-TV Channel 3 are standing up to the Gannett Corporation's nationwide union-busting rampage.

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