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Walker killed his own campaign with attacks on workers

"Scott Walker was a one-trick labor bashing pony and the novelty seems to have worn off even among Republican primary voters."


Ohioans protest as Kasich announces his campaign for presidency

Ohioans fed up with John Kasich's pro-1 percent policies came out in droves to protest their governor as he announced his bid for the Republican nomination for president


Union-led democracy initiative may tackle politicization of state courts

The union-led Democracy Initiative, founded and led by the Communications Workers, will tackle politicization of state courts, a senior strategist says.



How a small town council routed the union busters

The Sequim City Council voted unanimously to kill two pending "Right to Work" (for less) ballot propositions, condemning them as "grossly invalid" and a flagrant violation of state law.


Detroit Labor Day: Democracy not for sale!

"The concentration of wealth in too few hands and growing inequality is hitting hard at working families."


"Good boss" returns at Market Basket: A reason to celebrate?

"These workers deserve a guarantee that livelihoods will not be jeopardized by a change in management."


In Harris v. Quinn, labor dodges a bullet

Unlike a lobby or interest group, a union has a duty to provide a service to every worker covered in its agreement.


Prosecutors: Wisconsin governor in criminal scheme

The investigation into fundraising involving Walker and his campaign, the Wisconsin Club for Growth, the state Chamber of Commerce and other groups began in 2012.


Nurses give qualified support to Sanders-McCain VA proposal

"While Congress has spent billions on wars and conflicts over the past few years, not enough has been spent to care for service members returning from them."


U.S. ranks with Haiti, Iran and Mexico on workers rights

"We cannot and we will not stand silent while workers are impoverished through the supply chains of big business and attacked by their own governments."

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