January

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Labor struggle at Grand Hyatt is our fight too

A community volunteer tells why he's helping workers at San Antonio's Grand Hyatt fight for their right to a union - and why you should too.

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AFL-CIO launches online college

 AFL-CIO is joining the National Labor College and the Princeton Review to launch an online College for Working Families.

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Labor movement pressing for action on health reform

Some in Congress are vacillating after the Massachusetts vote, but labor leaders see a clear and rapid path forward to enacting health reform.

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Restaurant workers take fight to the courts

"I work hard, we all work hard, we play by the rules, why can't they?" asked Naome Debebe-Bogale, who was fired just before Christmas.

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Video: Boycott Hyatt

Video of labor and allies confronting Hyatt Hotel Corporation.

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Autoworkers find little comfort in industry show

Ford's Fusion Hybrid was named "car of the year" by Motor Trend. But the award will bring little comfort to unemployed autoworkers.

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Challenging anti-government ideas

We need to show that the American people through their struggles have established the basic institutions of democratic society including Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the Postal Service, the VA, public schools and libraries, and much more. (Part 3 of 3-part series.)

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Confronting corporate ideology in the fight for jobs

The struggle for jobs must challenge ideas of "market supremacy" - downgrading everything public - and "supply side" trickle-down economics. (Part 2 of 3-part series)

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Jobs for America Now can be catalyst for mass action

This is a solid progressive program that would turn our nation around. But a mass movement is needed to win its enactment. (Part 1 of 3-part series.)

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Trumka: Time for a new economy

The full text of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka's speech on labor's agenda for a new economy at the National Press Club.

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