May

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The Battle of Toledo

Today in labor history: On May 23, 1934 workers in Toledo Ohio, overcame police and company strike breaking efforts.

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Labor's top organizer sees long fight ahead

Labor groups, Latinos, African-Americans, women, and students must unite in a years-long campaign to restore and reclaim workers rights.

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Trumka: Labor and allies to unveil economic platform

A coalition of progressive groups, led by the AFL-CIO, will unveil a joint platform this summer.

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Missourians file 350,000 signatures for higher minimum wage

Labor, community and faith allies, along with low-wage workers have something to be excited about here in the Show-Me-State.

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Labor fightback in the Great Recession

For over 30 years the labor movement has faced relentless corporate, political, and right-wing attack. And since the "great recession," this attack has risen in intensity and viciousness.

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Trumka’s answer to “Are we better off?”

Former President George W. Bush lost U.S. jobs during a good economy. Obama has created jobs during the disastrous economy he inherited.

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Top anti-union outfit smaller than believed

The Associated Builders and Contractors proclaims itself the national voice of non-union construction companies. However, it actually represents just a small share of U.S. contractors.