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“We Are One” actions honor King and Chavez

Hundreds of thousands will join nationwide actions on April 4 under the banner "We Are One" to fight for all working people.

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California Senate approves “card check” bill on Cesar Chavez’ birthday

The California State Senate honored the legendary labor leader by approving legislation for farm workers seeking union representation.

Small Wal-Mart action led to big sex discrimination suit

It all started with something Betty Dukes didn't do in 1998 at a Wal-Mart store in Pittsburg, Calif. She didn't come back late from lunch.

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With personal stories, Affordable Care Act marks 1 year

"In the past year the Affordable Care Act has benefited me and 72,000 other Missourians," Joyce Clark said cheerfully yesterday.

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1,000 in Olympia: Put people first, close tax loopholes

The legislature is grappling with budget deficits estimated at $5.1 billion, yet ballot initiatives pushed through by Republican extremists last November block every measure to increase revenues.

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Public service union leader urges Boehner to cool violent rhetoric

AFSCME president Gerald McEntee has called upon the House Speaker John Boehner to "stop using violent metaphors and demonizing public employees."

"Communism" gains ground among Americans

A specter is haunting Americans. About one in 10 of them.

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Attacks on public workers put women in bulls’-eye

Women are calling Republican budget cuts and attacks on public employees a double-barreled "war on women."

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NFL lockout is about stripping workers rights

Despite weeks, if not months, of labor negotiations between NFL owners and players, the nation's most popular sport could see its first shutdown in 24 years.

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Video: Farmer-labor alliance reborn in Wisconsin

March 12 the big tractors thundered into Madison, Wisconsin.

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