Labor News

Union and Obama super PAC buy $4 million in ads

The Service Employees and Priorities USA have bought ads in key states with Hispanic-American populations, exposing the anti-worker, anti-Hispanic record Mitt Romney.

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Letter carriers campaign to save postal service

With Congress home for a two-week Easter-Passover recess, the Letter Carriers and other postal unions have seized the opportunity to campaign.

Service Employees start campaign to expose secret campaign donors

They're starting with a $25,000 reward to anyone who comes forward with inside information about a corporation's hidden funding of a SuperPAC.

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Florida's tipped workers could see their wages cut in half

The CEOs of restaurants like Chilis and Outback Stakehouse think that $4.65 an hour is too much for their tipped employees.

High court to hear union campaign finance case

Another right-wing effort to throw public worker unions out of politics hit the U.S. Supreme Court agenda.

Unions hit latest plans for postal cuts

The nation's postal unions protested cutback plans that would close hundreds of distribution centers and lengthen delivery times.

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Service Employees back Obama

The Service Employees became the third big union - and the second within Change To Win - to endorse Democratic President Barack Obama for re-election.

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Postal unions blast two "rescue" bills

Postal workers are blasting both Postal Service "rescue" bills as deeply flawed legislation that would come close to killing the Postal Service.

Occupy Chicago and labor join in taking aim at Wall Street (with video)

Occupy Chicago protesters adopted two official demands: Repeal the Bush tax cuts for the rich and prosecute "Wall Street Criminals."

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Labor youth summit opens in Minneapolis

The conference includes young workers, young union organizers and students, and is part of the AFL-CIO's attempts, over the last two years, to reach workers under age 35.

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