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Labor, hip hop forge vote alliance

In the latest move to activate the youth vote American Rights at Work and Respect my Vote! 2010 have teamed up on a video and photo campaign.

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Young labor activists to meet in Washington, D.C.

Young activists and union workers are expected to meet in Washington, D.C., June 10-13, during a national young workers summit hosted by the AFL-CIO.

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Jobs top building trades’ agenda

Construction joblessness is above 20% and bank credit for private construction has been yanked in the recession. Jobs top unions' agenda.

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Unions plan June conference to draw youth into labor movement

ORLANDO, Fla. - The labor movement, determined to build its membership among the nation's youth, will sponsor a Young Leaders Conference this June in Washington.

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Texas labor calls for quick action on jobs

AUSTIN, Texas - Labor leaders from across the state, meeting here last weekend, gave their biggest applause when speakers talked about government action to end sky-high unemployment.

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Restaurant workers stand up to robbery on the job

DEARBORN, Mich. - On Monday, people were robbed and cheated. If justice ruled, the perpetrator would find the police knocking on his door.

U.S. students win ‘new day’ for Honduran workers

In a big victory for a U.S. student campaign, Russell Athletics, the largest supplier of team uniforms and apparel, agreed to reopen a Honduran factory that it shut down after its workers formed a union.

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