July

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Union Summer interns work to save endangered shipyard

"We're a pretty good team," says Sarah Mandel, one of a group of young interns working here to stop the Avondale shipyard from closing.

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Shipyard workers see chance to save their jobs

Workers, unions, community groups, small businesses and others in the fight to save 5,000 jobs at the Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans are feeling better now about the possibility of a victory.

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Trumka, others push jobs ideas while GOP plays chicken

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and other panelists convened by the labor federation offered ideas on July 11 on how to get the U.S. out of its persistent jobs crisis.

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Unionists say America needs collective bargaining

"Our challenge is to build a movement that restores the American Dream," said Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen.

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CWA: “We’ve had no choice but to fight”

Carolyn Wade didn't go looking for a fight, but she's in the middle of a big one: some call it a war on workers.