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Union fire fighters risk life and limb in wildfires

Two wildfires have destroyed forest area, buildings, and homes, and the fire fighters understand that containing the blaze will be no easy feat.

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Wisconsin: The uprising, the recall, and the fight to come

For the labor movement and its allies, today's recall election of Scott Walker is only part of a groundswell of inspiring actions that began with a historic uprising early in 2011.

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Families to Bloomberg: don't cut our kids

Under the banner "A Better New York for All," City Councilor Jackson set the tone for the day: "Youth services is our number one priority. We are going to fight tooth and nail until the cuts are restored."

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Protesters force retreat on plan to dismantle Philly public schools

A coalition of parent, community, student and labor groups brought their message to the Philadelphia city School Reform Commission

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Labor help critical to defeat Walker, "fix Wisconsin"

Wisconsin has been torn apart by Walker's ideological civil war and his divide-and-conquer assault on our values and our workers. We cannot fix Wisconsin and move forward as long as Walker remains governor.

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Taxi! Taxi! Cabbies form unlikely union

If you ask a cab driver, there's a good chance he or she will tell you, "I'm a member of the National Taxi Workers Alliance."

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Irrigation Festival crowd greets Obama marchers

Members of Clallam County for Obama marched in the 117th Irrigation Festival parade, May 12, carrying their banner and chanting "Four More Years!"

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Walmart ordered to pay $4.8 million in stolen overtime

The announcement was made as the enormous retail chain - and its attack on labor - became a focus of the annual May Day march held here yesterday.

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On Workers Memorial Day, a life and death struggle

Every worker who has ever died on the job in America will be remembered nationwide April 28 on Workers Memorial Day while OSHA continues its 42-year battle to end death and injury at the modern American workplace.

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Letter carriers kick off publicity for 20th annual food drive

With less than a month to go before the big day, the Letter Carriers are kicking off nationwide publicity for the union's 20th annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive.

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