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Consumer group demands end to sugar lockout

A top pro-labor consumer group asked American Crystal Sugar to resume bargaining with the 1,300 workers the firm locked out 10 months ago.

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In Missouri, some Republicans help stop anti-union push

A dozen or so Republicans signaled their leadership that they wanted no part of the anti-union agenda.

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After Wisconsin, unions say they’re in for the long haul

The nation's union presidents emphasized the positive impact of mobilizing union members nationwide for politics after the bitterly contested Wisconsin recall election.

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Unions hit Romney on equal pay

A Republican minority in the Senate blocked a vote today on equal pay for women after unions and their allies challenged Romney to back the legislation.

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Efforts to slash Illinois public worker pensions collapse

The legislative session was unable to reach an agreement. Gov. Quinn has promised to call a special summer session to pass pension reform legislation.

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