April

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Worker’s Memorial Day: regulations save lives

While President Obama is pushing for more safety, he warned business groups are pushing back with an "all out assault."

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Taxi drivers honor AFL-CIO leader

New York City taxi drivers and supporters gathered at the headquarters of the United Federation of Teachers in lower Manhattan.

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Walker’s revenge felt by Wisconsin workers

Three groups of Badger State workers have been 'disciplined' for opposing GOP Gov. Scott Walker.

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2,000 march in New Haven for jobs pipeline

The movement in New Haven for jobs, youth opportunity, and an end to violence filled the streets with a march of 2,000 last week.

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Reverberations of Mexico Walmart scandal

The accusations, which workers have leveled at the giant range from desecration of the important archeological site of Teotihuacan to the introduction of genetically-modified foods.

Potato grower accused of labor trafficking

The suit was filed on behalf of two farm workers. They say they were victims of trafficking and other federal and state labor law violations.

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Unions: Colombia trade deal stinks

The AFL-CIO described it as "deeply disappointing and troubling."

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GOP attack on Michigan school workers never stops

Public school employees charged that Michigan State Senate Bill 1040 would severely slash retiree health and pension benefits.

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Jobs pipeline offers hope

Youth, the unemployed, elected officials, educators, union leaders, and the business community were all represented at a public hearing.

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Appalling conditions exposed at farmworker camps

It's hard to make ends meet for many trailer residents.

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