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Right-wing GOP Illinois Gov. Rauner plans to force state workers to strike

Rauner's tactic is the latest in a nationwide campaign by the right, its business backers and its political puppets to trash workers, cut wages, destroy pensions and kill unions.

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LA supporters take to the streets to back fired El Super worker

On a hot summer day in LA, Fermin Rodriquez, a fired El Super market worker, marched alongside community, labor and religious leaders.

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Activists demand re-hiring at Walmart

On June 2 in Dallas, nationwide rallies demanded re-hiring of laid-off Walmart workers.

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Video: Chicago teachers protest charter expansion

 Teachers union activists assembled at the Chicago Public School Board before classes began to protest plans to expand for-profit charter schools.

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Retirees rally at Ohio commission hearing

Hundreds of retirees and their supporters rallied in connection with hearings held by the White House Commission on Aging.

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Unions and environmentalists descend on DC to oppose fast track

The TPP would give firms and investors "rights and privileges" that make it safer to take production overseas to low-wage, labor and human rights violators.

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Today in history: Dolores Huerta is born in 1930

In 1962, Dolores Huerta and César Chávez launched the National Farm Workers Association; Huerta's organizing skills were essential to its growth.

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Missouri unionists, businesses, officials mobilize vs. 'right-to-work'

They packed the Small Business Committee hearing room and offered detailed testimony on the benefits of unionization and the harm such a law would cause.

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Today in labor history: Celebrating the Irish-born Mother Jones

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we offer a shoutout to Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837-1930).

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Wisconsin rising against right to work for less

Walker's deception confronts overwhelming evidence that RTW will further hurt a low-wage state that needs more buying power.

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