Labor News

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Top labor leader says protests hike support for unions

"People are giving the labor movement another look now," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said at a press conference here March 1.

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Record protests rock Wisconsin, workers stand firm in Indiana

Feb. 23, 2011 goes down as one of the largest demonstrations outside of Madison in Wisconsin history.

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Right now: 1,000 workers sit in and block Indiana state Senate

A thousand union members and their allies are sitting in and blocking the entrances to the state Senate chamber in Indianapolis.

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Gearing up for a green economy and a union job

A Green Technician training partnership between an electrical contractors group and IBEW Local 481 helped capture "millions of dollars worth of labor" for the union's members.

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5,000 protesters to Whirlpool: We’re tired of being treated like trash

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Whirlpool is putting over 1,000 workers out on the street, but they and 5,000 other working Americans stood up and said they don't want to be knocked down anymore.

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