May

Philly refinery to stay open

Monroe Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Delta Airlines, agreed to buy one of the three big petroleum product refineries, saving an estimated 5,000 jobs.

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Workers raise the roof at Verizon shareholders’ meeting

Union members and their allies raised the roof at the corporation's annual shareholder meeting yesterday.

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Workers seek high office in Wisconsin

He seeks an open U.S. House seat this fall in the Democratic-leaning district centered around the state capital.

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Service workers use NAFTA to pressure Alabama

The Service Employees and a top Mexican employment lawyers group are using the pro-worker side letter of NAFTA to go after Alabama.

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May Day returns to Toledo with slam at Red Cross

May Day returned to this industrial city Tuesday as hundreds rallied in front of the municipal Government Center.

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Unions launch global inquiry into attacks on workers’ rights

New evidence shows how workers' rights have been eroded by governments between 2008 and 2012 under the guise of the economic crisis.

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Obama to building trades: GOP blocking construction jobs

Obama's campaign for more construction jobs comes against a continuing backdrop of high joblessness in the construction industry: 17.2% in March, more than double the national jobless rate of 8.2%.

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Workers say fight to save Post Office goes on

By a 62-37 vote on Apr. 25, the Senate approved a modified postal "reform" bill, S1789. The battle over the future of the Postal Service now moves to the GOP-run House.

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