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New Haven march calls for hiring to end jobs crisis

Every neighborhood and many unions rallied together behind the banner of New Haven Rising for good jobs for city residents. 

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Retired people add their voices to anti-Rauner upsurge

Some media and folks with cameras were threatened; told that they were violating the Homeland Security Act. Really.

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Immigrant rights, anti-police brutality groups unite for May 1

We were solidly united together; one of the speakers in the park called it "capitalism's worst nightmare!"

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May Day solidarity marches bring thousands to LA streets

Marchs were held all over LA in support of worker rights, immigration reform, lives matter, police transparency, economic rights, and civil rights.

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Berkeley demonstration for $15 at site of 60’s Free Speech Movement

Low wage workers were joined by dozens of area unions and community organizations in a massive demonstration for $15 and a union.

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Unionists ignore downpour, bring fast track fight to Capitol steps

Hundreds of unionists gathered on Capitol Hill on May 7 to campaign against "fast-track" trade legislation and the anti-worker trade treaties it would lead to.

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Undaunted by rain, Tacoma marchers demand “$15 now!”

It was International Women's Day, Mar. 8, and nearly 100 women and men marched in a steady downpour here to demand an increase in the minimumwage to $15 an hour.

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Texas strikers picket Walmart in Black Friday warm-up

Activists and Walmart employees joined together to stage a protest at the Walmart Supercenter in Lancaster, a suburb of Dallas, Nov. 20. 

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Fast food wages equal “junk food money”

"Seven dollars and forty cents is junk food money - you have to fight for what is right."

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Today in labor history: Poor Peoples March began in Washington, D.C.

The Poor Peoples March began in Washington D.C. less than a month after the murder of Martin Luther King Jr.

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