House votes today on first part of GOP “jobs” plan

The measure, H.R. 3094, would deny workers the right to fair union elections by blocking changes proposed by the National Labor Relations Board.


New Haven prepares for week of action for jobs

Actions include supporting the emergency need for massive public works jobs to restart the economy and aid communities, to be paid for by taxing the rich and ending the wars.

U.S. last in unionization among developed countries

The U.S. is dead last among 21 top developed nations in both unionization rates and union coverage of the workforce  and it's not because of globalization or high technology.


Occupy Congress to feature tent city of the unemployed in D.C.

Starting Dec. 6, lawmakers in Washington will have to confront, face to face, the people left jobless by the Great Recession.


Congress super committee yields no deal

Republicans on the committee favor closing the deficits entirely by cutting spending, including Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.


White House holds first policy conference on African Americans

A recent White House conference on African American policy trumpeted the Obama administration's achievement in promoting programs beneficial to the black community.


Police again evict Occupy Oakland's tent city

Before dawn this morning, Nov. 14, police in riot gear moved in to evict Occupy Oakland campers from their tent city in a plaza in front of City Hall.


Veterans Day 2011: Demand action on jobs marks this Veterans Day with a question to the Republicans in Congress. Plus links to related stories.


Protests slam closing of Dallas main post office

Union members and North Texas Jobs with Justice rallied outside the Dallas main post office the morning of Nov. 7. Response from post office customers and thousands of passers-by on Highway 30 was generous and positive.


Occupy Tucson has new home

Activists believe the Occupy Tucson movement, with it's new and improved downtown location, is growing and has gotten its second wind.

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