February

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Workers at Brooklyn Cablevision demand: “Bring 'em back!”

Scores of workers at dusk on February 6 chanted for Cablevision to rehire 22 workers.

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Illinois governor's plans for continued attack on public workers

Gov. Pat Quinn sugarcoated an attack on public workers with a host of progressive policy proposals.

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Workers expose dirty secrets of recycling industry

Most of us don't know what happens to our recycling after we take it to the curb each week.

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Brazil's Lula hails Mississippi Nissan workers (video)

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, popularly known as Lula, issued a stirring call for international worker solidarity, speaking at a UAW conference.

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Today in labor history: First Black reporter covers White House

Harry S. McAlpin made history when he became the first African American journalist admitted to a White House press conference.

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Pastor pits God vs. common courtesy at Applebee's

We all hold similar definitions of common courtesy - that's why it's called "common."

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GOP forces Michigan to weaken job safety laws

Passage of a right-to-work law was the big Cahuna for Republican lawmakers, but they were also busy changing, and perhaps lowering, safety standards for Michigan workers.

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Unions celebrate 20th anniversary of family leave

Unionists and women's leaders celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act by lauding the law and campaigning for the next step.

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Today in labor history: State militia backs workers

Gold miners in Cripple Creek, Colorado, began a five-month strike in 1894, news of which travelled rapidly from one end of the country to the other,

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AFL-CIO launches campaign for immigration reform

The AFL-CIO is launching a presidential style mass nationwide campaign.

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