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Conn. gov joins in "We are one with the workers of Wisconsin"

"I am proud to stand with you and the workers of Wisconsin," Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy told hundreda at a Hartford rally Tuesday.

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Snow, ice and wind no deterrent as Wisconsin protests begin week two

Thousands of people braved the cold, even slept outside the state Capitol, to support workers' rights.

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Sit-in aims to end coal’s grip on Kentucky

Poet Wendell Berry and retired miner Stanley Sturgill were among  the Frankfort 14 who occupied the office of Gov. Steve Beshear Feb. 11-14.

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Interfaith coalition fights wage theft

WIN is a coalition of members of the faith and labor communities who seek justice in the workplace for metropolitan Memphis workers.

San Francisco firms back paid sick leave law

Two thirds of 727 San Francisco businesses surveyed back the city's paid sick leave ordinance, contradicting prior corporate claims that it would be expensive to business and hurt the economy.

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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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Illinois bill aims to raise the minimum wage

The current minimum wage at $8.25, which went into effect in July, would be boosted by 50 cents plus the rate of inflation annually until it reaches the historic $10.

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Obama renominates his pick for labor board

Obama renominated former top union attorney Craig Becker as a member of the National Labor Relations Board

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Video: Pa. Progressive Summit - a good idea

After the 2010 elections it's a good bet that much of the battle for a progressive agenda shifts dramatically to state and local arenas.

Justice finally served for nurse whistleblowers

It looks like justice is finally being served against the real criminals in the Winkler County Nurses Case, according to a January13 report from the Odessa American.

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