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Walker signs a bill, makes workers sick

In the wake of his recent bid to end the collective bargaining rights of state employees, Scott Walker signed a bill that overturns Milwaukee's paid sick leave law.

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Workers file charges over racist symbols, hostile work environment

Besides Nazi symbols the workers also say a vehicle displaying confederate flags has consistently been seen parked on the property near the warehouse entrance.

Instead of attacking workers, how about some jobs?

"Right to Work" backers say it's about putting people back to work, but if we look at the latest state to enact such a proposal, it just isn't true.

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We Are One on May Day

International Worker's Day has come home. Out of the depths of the raging class war against public workers, their unions and all working people, has arisen a call by the labor movement from Wisconsin to Connecticut to rally on May Day

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Millions forced to work while sick

Millions of American workers have no paid sick days at all, especially those who need them the most, says a recent "snapshot" by the Economic Policy Institute.

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Indiana Statehouse rings with "we are one!" (with video)

Over a thousand union members and community activists crowded into the Indiana State House on Monday, April 4th to speak out for labor rights and basic democracy.

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“We Are One” actions honor King and Chavez

Hundreds of thousands will join nationwide actions on April 4 under the banner "We Are One" to fight for all working people.

Small Wal-Mart action led to big sex discrimination suit

It all started with something Betty Dukes didn't do in 1998 at a Wal-Mart store in Pittsburg, Calif. She didn't come back late from lunch.

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Public service union leader urges Boehner to cool violent rhetoric

AFSCME president Gerald McEntee has called upon the House Speaker John Boehner to "stop using violent metaphors and demonizing public employees."

"Communism" gains ground among Americans

A specter is haunting Americans. About one in 10 of them.

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