June

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Service Employees plan massive response to GOP’s immigrant bashing

"If they thought 2012 was bad" in terms of the tide of Latino votes against the GOP, "wait 'till 2014 and 2016."

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Neighbors turn out for fired Domino’s worker

The campaign for $15 an hour or $12 with benefits has been going on for several months now.

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Walker’s anti-union law heads for new test in court

Here we go again in Wisconsin: Right-wing Gov. Scott Walker's anti-union law is headed for another test in the state's Supreme Court.

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Labor spells out what “must” be in immigration bill

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has laid down, in detail, what the federation wants - and doesn't want - in the legislation.

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Immigration reform advocates say more protection needed for guest workers

Advocates for workers' rights are ramping up pressure to include stronger provisions to protect guest workers from abuse in any new immigration reform legislation.

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Today in labor history: Organizing drive that led to formation of USW

On this day in 1936, unionists gathered in Pittsburgh, organized by the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC).

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Unions report positive reception on the Hill for immigration reform

Unionists who descended on Congress to lobby for comprehensive immigration reform reported many favorable reactions from lawmakers.

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Public workers say, fair contracts for all

Thousands of union public workers and their supporters turned out on Wednesday at New York's City Hall park under the slogan "Workers Count, Workers Vote!"

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Trumka says a worldwide New Deal is needed

Europe's present experience, past world history, and U.S. federal budget cutting show that "austerity doesn't work" as a way to pull the U.S. and the world out of the Great Recession.

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Union movement reawakens in rural Oregon

The union movement is being reawakened in rural Oregon.

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