May

In business survey Texas “reigns supreme” but California makes “hall of shame,” again

Texans: Your much-maligned Lone Star State has been vindicated once again by none other than Chief Executive magazine.

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Single-payer bill introduced in Congress

The U.S. is one of the few nations in the industrialized world that do not guarantee health care.

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Unions link arms with advocates for immigrant workers

The AFL-CIO signed groundbreaking partnership agreements with the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the National Guestworkers Alliance.

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Wisconsin Republicans fast-track right-wing bills as elections loom

Opponents of Gov. Scott Walker and Republican attempts to shred union and democratic rights in Wisconsin have filed enough signatures to hold recall elections for six Republican state senators.

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Baltimore May Day: Made in the U.S.A.

Demonstators denounced corporate and Republican union busting and called for a stepped-up fight to defend union rights, Social Security, and Medicare.

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Attack on Missouri labor studies threatens academic freedom

The University of Missouri St. Louis may garner the reputation as a hostile place to work and learn for refusing, so far, to stand up to an attack on students, teachers and academic freedom.

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Union prepares to "stamp out hunger"

The 300,000 members of the National Letter Carriers Association will be collecting tens of millions of pounds food to help the needy as part of its food drive.

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"Force of unity" defends working people's rights

With everything on the line, from Social Security and Medicare to the right to organize, working class families came out, many for the first time, to make their voices heard.

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Teamsters campaign against extra-large trucks

The Teamsters and several safety groups and advocates opened a campaign on against the truck lobby's plans to put extra-large rigs on U.S. roads.

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Labor leaders call Democrats' jobs plan a "start"

The jobs plan unveiled yesterday by congressional Democrats is a step in the right direction, unions say.

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