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Dallas area officials slam American Airlines union-busting

There was notable solidarity pouring in from various and sometimes surprising quarters leading up to April 23, the day that American Airlines management took their union-busting ambitions to court.

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Targeted victims protest American Airlines bankruptcy plans

The flight attendants called the action, and the pilots and Transport Workers Union quickly joined in. Other unions and solidarity activists drove into DFW International Airport for the action.

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GOP forces anti-labor provisions into transport bills

Unions are mobilizing this week to fight anti-labor provisions the Republicans have inserted into major transportation bills.

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Untimely storm tests the resolve of Occupy Wall Street

Walking through Liberty Plaza Park (Zuccotti Park) Sunday, October 30, the day after an untimely winter storm, gave proof that Occupy Wall Street is here to stay.

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Aid to workers hurt by outsourcing to end

The federal program that has helped hundreds of thousands of workers get back on their feet after their jobs went overseas could soon disappear due to an error by Congress.

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There's blood on those Valentine's Day roses

It's not what you think about when you buy flowers, but your Valentine could end up with a bouquet picked by sexually harassed women or child laborers and then sprayed, rinsed and dipped in lethal chemicals.

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TSA airport checks: making sense of the furor

Civil liberties advocates, libertarians and some passengers are protesting new airport security screening procedures, while some are skeptical about the furor.

Air pollution and diabetes: Pollution levels too high

A new national study has found that there is a statistical correlation between exposure to air pollution and adult diabetes.

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Judge rules for L.A. Clean Trucks Program

In a major step forward for better air quality around the nation's ports, U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder ruled Aug. 26 that the Port of Los Angeles is within its rights to implement a Clean Trucks Program.

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Oil companies trying to block California clean air laws

Texas-based oil giants Valero and Tesoro, among the biggest polluters in the nation, are the main backers of Proposition 23, which would suspend California's clean air laws.

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