Labor News

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Business campaigns against EFCA in fall contests

As Labor Day approaches, business groups are throwing big money into ad campaigns to undermine pro-labor candidates.

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To win in November, unions will build “people power”

WASHINGTON - More than money or anything else, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told labor leaders, "Your union members are the power."

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Obama asks labor to help prevent GOP takeover

WASHINGTON - President Obama spent the morning of his birthday asking labor leaders to do everything they can to prevent a Republican takeover of Congress in November.

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Labor's seven “do’s” to win in November

WASHINGTON - The training was as intense as the rousing speeches here at a Battleground States Conference of AFL-CIO leaders, with a "four pillar" plan and seven "do's."

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No enthusiasm gap here: Labor mobilizes for “most crucial election in 75 years”

WASHINGTON - Anyone betting that Republicans will take over Congress this November wasn't at the AFL-CIO's Battleground States Conference today.

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Labor going all out to prevent “nightmare” Republican takeover

WASHINGTON - The nation's labor leaders, meeting here, are hammering out a plan to prevent "the nightmare" that would result from a Republican takeover of Congress.

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Sacramento protests “Queen Meg” with one of its own

Teachers, nurses and state workers crowded around the entrance to the exclusive Sutter Club here to protest billionaire GOP candidate Meg Whitman.

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There they go again! GOP denies jobless benefits to thousands

When Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma left for his "Spring Break" on March 29, he also left some 200,000 jobless Americans without badly needed money to provide for their families.

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