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Unions to aim for labor law, immigration reform

Reforming labor law to help balance the scales between workers and bosses in organizing and bargaining, will always be labor's number one legislative priority - until it passes.

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Uproar, protests, as Michigan house passes right-to-work law

Amid protests, arrests, a lockout from the state capitol building and a Democratic walkout, the GOP-run Michigan House passed a so-called "right to work" law on Dec. 6.

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People's World Amistad Awards inspire action

Solidarity, determination, and celebration were the watchwords at this year's post-election People's World Amistad Awards.

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Sneak attack on financial regulations underway on Capitol Hill

A sneak attack against financial re-regulation - undoing the reforms imposed on Wall Street and similar finaglers after the 2008 crash - is underway on Capitol Hill.

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Labor movement celebrates with the nation

First there was anticipation, touched with a little bit of angst.  Then there was exhilaration.

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In Massachusetts, Warren race a ground operation

In the central Massachusetts region, the city of Worcester and Worcester County are seen as crucial to the race.

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"Vote Transit" says union!

A downtown rally of transit union workers and their friends underlined the national union's political program.

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Community protests grocery chain's cooperation with ICE

Protesters also urged customers to join a boycott of all Mi Pueblo stores to protest the company's announcement that it was cooperating with the government's online E-Verify program.

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Outsourced Bain workers describe life in Romney’s America

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is utterly disconnected from workers in America.

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Mexican supermarket workers and union condemn E-Verify

Mexican supermarket (mercado) workers, supporters and union organizers marched through the Latino immigrant community on San Jose's East Side.

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