Labor News

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United Auto Workers union endorses Clinton

The decision is notable because of UAW's past history as a beacon of progressivism.

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These union members have no love for Trump

Workers in Western Kentucky have some tough questions for the flashy real estate salesman and presidential candidate.

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Sanders, Clinton fight to keep workers from defecting to Trump

Democrats will need a campaign based on more than exposing the dangers posed by Donald Trump.

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Union leaders grapple with problem of workers backing right wingers

Worried union leaders say many members feel "outshouted" by powerful political voices and are showing anger by backing extreme candidates.

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Hillary Clinton’s pro-worker pledges excite building trades audience

Clinton's passion for workers' causes, from project labor agreements to being their advocate in the White House, excited the audience.

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Nabisco worker fears her middle class life will slip away

'We said 'hell no' to $46 million in concessions: That would have put us at about $10 an hour and I'm sure they wanted the insurance and the pensions too."

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Wash. mill town workers march for Bernie

"It's time to win Washington State and the rest of the West for Bernie Sanders!'

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Presidential hopefuls on so-called 'free trade' pacts

Defeating anti-worker trade pacts is a key plank in organized labor's Raise The Wage campaign: Labor is not against trade but it's against unfair trade the pacts create.

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Nation’s top labor leader calls Trump an “anti-American bigot”

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka challenged Donald Trump's appeal to working class voters.

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Labor tackles the problem of union members voting for Trump

"Without a countervailing pull of authentic engagement, the appeal of right wing rhetoric will continue."

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