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Wal-Mart warehouse workers file wage theft suit

A group of 18 warehouse workers here filed a lawsuit in federal court Nov. 18 against two staffing firms they say are not paying them for the hours they worked.

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Big changes in the Catholic liturgy

Catholics and around the English-speaking world used for the first time the new version of its most standard Mass Nov. 27.

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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.

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The Republicans' pizza problem

Actually it's not the pizza. It's the tomato paste on the pizza. Do the Republicans have a thing about veggies?

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Advocacy group warning seasonal workers: don't fall victim to wage theft

This holiday season, the National Consumers League is issuing a reminder to part-time and seasonal workers of their rights and protections under federal labor laws and warning them about the prevalence of abuses in the workplace.

Routine teen-aged HIV test proposed by doctors

The Center for Disease Control has called for universal testing of all patients between the ages of 16 and 64. However, the U.S. Public Health Service has not endorsed the proposal.

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FDA says it's OK to turn bad food into sellable stuff

Turning tainted or even contaminated food into "edible" and profitable stuff is so common in the United States that virtually all producers do it.

International solidarity ends in win for New York paper mill workers

A pair of international union allies helped Paperworkers at the Huhtamaki Packaging Plant in Fulton, N.Y., defeat a terrible company health insurance scheme.

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.

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Connecticut protests demand jobs for infrastructure repair

A closed youth center in New Haven and a highway entrance in Hartford were the sites of lively rallies Nov. 17.

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