February

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Intl. union leader: “Conditions bad for workers”

A top international union leader has a grim message for the leaders of world financial institutions.

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After three-year struggle, country club workers win big

"We've learned that it doesn't matter who you are, if you stay strong and you're on the side of justice."

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Right to work for less amendment blocked in Virginia

The radical right, big business and GOP coalition that pushes right to work for less legislation suffered a setback in Virginia in late January.

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Michigan unions battle private sector right to work law

Disregarding a move by Michigan's GOP governor to take the issue straight to the state Supreme Court, Michigan unions sued to overturn the state's  "right to work" law affecting private sector workers.

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Join Days of Action for worker rights in Mexico

Actions in the U.S. will vary from protests to delivering letters to Mexican government consulate offices.

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Right to work for less dies in New Hampshire

The House of Representatives here gave a resounding defeat to the union haters this week when it voted 212-141 against a right to work for less bill.

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Union leaders wish Obama had come out for right to organize

Union leaders see the weakening of union rights and the drop in union membership numbers as key factors in the backward movement of the middle class.

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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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Avondale shipyard story could get a happy ending

The long struggle by thousands of Avondale shipyard workers here to save their jobs appears to have been successful.

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Right-to-work (for less) laws speed to Michigan high court

Michigan's two controversial right-to-work laws are headed on a fast track to the state's Supreme Court.

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