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Labor announces plan to unseat 5 GOP governors

The governors targeted for defeat are Florida's Rick Scott, Michigan's Rick Snyder, Ohio's John Kasich, Pennsylvania's Tom Corbett and Wisconsin's Scott Walker.

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NLRB OKs rules to streamline union election procedures

Union leaders welcomed the NLRB's proposals. The right wing House GOP and the National Retail Federation screamed.

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Labor and allies turn up heat on GOP over jobless benefits

Organized labor and its allies have turned to public pressure to push resurrection of the benefits through a hostile GOP majority in the U.S. House.

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GOP judge launches yet another assault on the NLRB

A Republican-named federal judge took another hack at the NLRB, ruling that President Obama illegally named its top enforcement officer.

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Union locals pledge to halt GOP in 2014 mid-term elections

The GOP momentum spread to states like Wisconsin, where Scott Walker quickly enacted legislation that stripped basic bargaining rights from public employees.

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Hearings held on ‘right-to-work’ in Ohio

The Manufacturing & Workforce Development Committee of the Ohio legislature, unanimously voted to table three so-called 'right-to-work' bills.

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House GOP unveils two more anti-NLRB, anti-union bills

The radical right GOP majority on the House Education and the Workforce Committee continued its anti-worker crusade.

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House GOP defeated again on prevailing wages

By a 231-192 tally, yet another House Republican move to trash workers' rights and incomes went down the drain on June 4.

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Labor Department could lose almost a third of its funds

The potential cuts dismay Democrats. They also already draw an implicit veto threat from the Obama administration's Office of Management and Budget.

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Claiming respect for Constitution, GOP tries to gut NLRB

Forty-five GOP senators piously cloaked themselves in the Constitution and invoked what they claim is the intent of its framers.

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