Labor News

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Peru's left candidate Humala wins presidency by a nose

Left-wing candidate Ollanta Humala of the "Gana Peru" coalition won by a nose over Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of disgraced strongman Alberto Fujimori.

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Recalls OK’d for three more Wis. GOP senators

The Republicans are facing the recalls because of their support for Gov. Walker's bill killing collective bargaining rights for public workers.

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AFL-CIO head: If you’re not supporting us we won’t support you

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said he supports unions taking an independent political approach in their fight to build the power of workers.

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Wisconsin says: We will win this fight!

"We will win! We will win!" That was the chant of an exuberant crowd of over 150,000 from across the state and region that rocked the capitol grounds March 12th.

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Recall campaign opens new Wisconsin battlefront

50,000 people showed up March 5, surrounding the Wisconsin Capitol in a river of determination and a joyous celebration of solidarity.

Union elections ahead at United

The merger of Continental Airlines into Chicago-based United Airlines, creating the newest mega-carrier, will set off a round of union recognition elections among the combined carrier's 55,000 workers

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Amy Dean: Labor must build "to challenge power"

To re-build the American labor movement we “can’t use the same tired old strategies and tactics,” Amy B. Dean told union members and community activists here at the Friends of the People’s World 7th Annual ‘Working Class Media & Democracy’ forum.

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Republicans target labor

Before the dust had settled on the 2010 elections, the Chamber of Commerce, the corporate-secret-donor political action committees and the far right began to move into attack mode against the labor movement. After all, they expect a good return on the hundreds of millions of dollars they spent buying Congress.

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Working Families Party wins big in New York

NEW YORK — On Election Day, voters in this state strongly rejected the Republican tide that swept much of the country - but they went a step farther in statewide races by giving more than 100,000 votes to the Working Families Party.

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Voters say it's about jobs

The number one issue concerning voters is the same for union families: the economy and jobs.

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