October

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Today in labor history: President Truman busts oil workers strike

President Harry Truman ordered the U.S. Navy to seize oil refineries involved in a strike that stretched from coast to coast.

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Romney to outsourced workers: Drop dead

Workers at the "Bainport" encampment  outside the Sensata Technologies plant here are in Day 22 of their civil disobedience protest against the outsourcing of their jobs.

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Romney letter to big givers slams unions

Call it the battle of dueling mailers, with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in one corner and the nation's unions, represented by the AFL-CIO, in the other.

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Lawmakers demand that Crystal Sugar end lockout

American Crystal Sugar appears to be losing favor in Congress at a time when the company needs it most.

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Protest shuts down Walmart warehouse

In a spirited act of civil disobedience, 14 clergy, labor and community leaders were arrested for blocking access to Walmart's midwestern distribution centerin Elwood, Ill.

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Today in history: Thurgood Marshall sworn into Supreme Court

Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as Supreme Court justice, making him the first African American in history to hold that position.

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