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Union women call for freedom of Cuban 5

The five Cubans referred to in the resolution were arrested in 1998 and convicted following a controversial trial for monitoring Miami-based groups planning terrorist actions in Cuba.

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Today in labor history: Wright brothers make first flight

At 10:35 a.m. on this day in 1903, Orville Wright flew the Flyer over 120 feet of ground for 12 seconds.

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Amazon workers battle their bosses in Seattle and Germany

Thus far, Amazon's anti-union bias has thwarted any attempts by its U.S. warehouse workers to have a union.

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Today in labor history: Beethoven’s music belongs to all of us

He was a brilliant pianist and one of the most famous and influential of all composers.

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Union seeks more than just shutdown of 52 bad bus firms

The government's shutdown of 52 intercity and tour bus companies for unsafe conditions is welcome, but does not solve the basic industry ills.

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Domino’s agrees to reinstate 25 fired in New York

"Because of this agreement, 25 workers will be back to work in time for the holidays."

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When miners’ children died: Italian Hall massacre, 100 years later

The disaster shook the people of Calumet and surrounding communities in the copper-rich Keweenaw region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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Domino's Pizza locks out workers after wage protest

Domino's Pizza has told its workers what they can expect when they exercise their right to demand a living wage. The pizza chain has locked them out in the cold.

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Locked out L&M nurses, techs get outpouring of support

Support is mounting daily for 800 courageous locked out nurses and tech workers, as the corporation failed to show up for further negotiations.

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Today in labor history: Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison born

William Lloyd Garrison, one of the nation's most outstanding abolitionist leaders, was born Dec. 12, 1805, in Newburyport, Mass.

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