Labor News

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Teachers roar: We didn't cause the budget crisis!

Thousands of Texans converged and converged again for some of the biggest labor actions in decades.

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1,000 Michigan workers lobby: Save our communities!

Workers answered the Michigan AFL-CIO's call and turned out in force March 8 to lobby the state Senate against budget cuts and takeovers of cities and schools.

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Thousands of Tennessee teachers rally against anti-labor bills

A rally of thousands of teachers at the state Capitol in Nashville on Saturday marked a turning point for Tennessee.

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Labor plans national mobilization April 4th

Labor is planning a mass mobilization nationwide on April 4 to support workers' rights, specifically the right to collectively bargain.

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New Yorkers hit budget cuts

Originally slated as a rally against Mayor Bloomberg's threatened layoffs and cutbacks, the rally became one in a series of actions in solidarity with Wisconsin public workers.

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Cheesehead solidarity: 3,000 jam Wash. state capital

Roaring solidarity with Wisconsin workers, many in the crowd wore Green Bay Packer "cheesehead" foam hats, symbolizing how the "Cheddar Revolution" has spread nationwide from America's Dairyland. 

Shocker: Providence, R.I., officials fire all teachers

Some are calling the firing of the city's 1,296 public school teachers a "back-door" Wisconsin.

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Ohio workers, students: Why we fight

Participants in Tuesday's mass rally at the Ohio Statehouse tell the People's World why they came.

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Big business drives Illinois anti-teacher bill

CHICAGO - Under the guise of "school reform," big corporate foundations, banking and speculative hedge fund investors are pulling out all stops to ram an anti-teacher measure through the Illinois state legislature.

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Texas teachers protest misuse of pension fund

DALLAS - Texas teachers added their voices to the worldwide outrage over attacks against retirees at a rally here on October 25.

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