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  • Obama:‘Workers will lead the nation out of crisis’

    September 13, 2009By John Wojcik

    The president of the United States stated clearly to 20,000 at the AFL-CIO’s Labor Day picnic in Cincinnati whose side he is on.

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  • Needed: 122,000 jobs per month

    September 13, 2009By John Wojcik

    As union delegates from around the country prepare to head to the AFL-CIO’s 2009 convention in Pittsburgh Sept. 13, they bring a determination to fight for an economy that works for the great majority of Americans.

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  • Workers face big challenges, economists warn

    September 10, 2009By John Wojcik

    As union delegates from around the country prepare to head to the AFL-CIO’s 2009 convention in Pittsburgh Sept. 13, they bring a determination to fight for an economy that works for the great majority of Americans.

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  • Two Labor Day wishes

    September 05, 2009By John Wojcik

    If two big things could happen this fall we’d have a shot at re-creating the middle class society workers enjoyed in the past.

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  • Obama to address AFL-CIO convention

    September 04, 2009By John Wojcik

    President Obama will speak at the AFL-CIO Convention in Pittsburgh on Sept. 15, the White House announced yesterday. The speech will once again dramatize the new relationship between the labor movement and the Oval Office, following as it does, private meetings, bill signings and other ceremonies to which the president has invited many of the nation's top labor leaders.

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  • McCain wins White House!

    September 03, 2009By John Wojcik

    A year ago on Labor Day, the nightmare scenario described in the headline above was still a real possibility. Labor and its allies went on to make sure that something quite different unfolded, but what if it had actually happened the way the headline says it did?

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  • Trumka draws line in the sand on health care

    September 02, 2009By John Wojcik

    AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer, Richard Trumka, has drawn a line in the sand on health care reform, saying that Congress must include a strong public plan option in the final bill in order for labor to back it.

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  • What’s behind the widening of our waistlines?

    September 01, 2009By John Wojcik

    Love handles and bulging waistlines are a big problem in America that can only be solved, a growing number of politicians are telling us, with some hefty “fat taxes.”

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  • Hospitals still unprepared for swine flu

    September 01, 2009By John Wojcik

    A survey of 190 American hospitals compiled by nurses in eight different states shows that hospitals across the nation are not ready for the coming H1N1 (swine flu) pandemic. The findings were released this week by the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee.

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  • LA car wash workers score NLRB victory

    August 27, 2009By John Wojcik

    Los Angeles car wash workers fired recently for union activity won more than $50,000 in back pay today in a formal settlement of their National Labor Relations Board complaint against Vermont Hand Wash, a notorious anti-worker establishment.

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