June

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The Dream lives on, but we must fight for it

In a five-to-four decision the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the formula in Section 4 of the 1965 Civil Rights Act was unconstitutional.

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Supreme Court to rule on legality of NLRB

The Supreme Court will try to sort out the political war over the legality of "recess appointments" to the National Labor Relations Board.

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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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James Dolan, the Knicks, and the Cablevision 99

James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks, has often faced criticism for his front office decision making and the team's lack of on-court success.

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Teamsters voting on UPS pacts

Teamsters are voting on new contracts with UPS. They cover 250,000 workers, making them the largest private-sector bargaining agreements in the U.S.

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Target stores the target of two-day strike

Workers who clean Target and other retail stores in the Twin Cities held a two-day strike.

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May jobless rate at 7.6 percent

But the alleged business job creation rate is not enough to make a positive dent in the number of jobless, which was 11.8 million in May.

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