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NLRB: Don't stick workers with tax bill on lump sum back pay

The key part of the ruling is the board's statement that orders companies to pay Social Security and compensate the workers for the extra income tax liability they facefor back pay.

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Ohio governor candidate issues working-class program

Fitzgerald showed the stark difference between his program and the the anti-labor, anti-civil rights, anti-woman, anti-local government, anti-public education policies of the incumbent.

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Closing of unionized plant becomes charged issue in Connecticut elections

The right wing Republican nominee accused the workers of causing the plant closing, what happened next was a lulu.

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On union’s push to save postal service, Danny Glover says, “I’m in”

At the recent national convention here of the APWU, actor Danny Glover delivered a speech that brought tears to the eyes and postal workers to their feet.

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Fast food workers plan civil disobedience as employers “freak out” over NLRB ruling

The "$15 and a union" campaign won an NLRB decision that could dramatically change the organizing landscape in favor of  fast food workers.

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Labor movement demands immediate relief for 11 million immigrants

The AFL-CIO has demanded that President Obama take administrative action to remove the threat of deportation hanging over some 11 million immigrants.

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Mother Jones memorial ready for rehab

The 78-year-old memorial to labor organizer and hell-raiser Mary Harris "Mother" Jones is ready for rehabilitation, the Illinois AFL-CIO announced.

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CPUSA’s 30th National Convention examines challenges facing the nation

The convention was arguably the most open and broadly attended in the party's history. Events were live streamed and open to the press.

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Opening of the Communist Party’s 30th national convention

Delegates from around the country are arriving here today for the opening of the Communist Party's 30th national convention.

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Labor movement – key link in chain of progress

I believe today is both more necessary and possible for the party and its members to be involved in the labor movement.

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