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USPS hiring freeze hurts veterans, postal workers say

While the USPS was closed on Veterans Day, Portland, Ore. postal employees used their day off to say that if USPS really wants to honor veterans, it should hire them.

If unemployment insurance extensions expire, economy will lose 400,000 jobs in 2013

If the federally funded extended unemployment insurance benefits expire at the end of 2012, the economy will lose 400,000 jobs in 2013.

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Union leaders to Obama: raise taxes on the rich, aid middle class

Union leaders meeting with Barack Obama on Nov. 13 urged him to stick to his campaign pledges to raise taxes on the rich and to aid the middle class.

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Labor pushing hard in final days before election

Organized labor's final election push turned to get-out-the-vote and voter protection.

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Jesse Jackson among 14 arrested at Bain-owned Illinois plant

For facing down attempts to curb their free speech rights, 14 people were arrested yesterday evening when they marched on the Bain-owned Sensata.

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Sensata closes for weekend over “Bainport” publicity

Not only will Romney profit from outsourcing through stock he owns, but his 2011 tax returns reveal he got a huge tax break by moving Sensata stock to a charity organization he controls.

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Bain Capital cuts jobs in rural America

In June, an announcement was in the local paper that Air Evac was moving its headquarters to a town near St. Louis. One hundred fifty jobs would be lost.

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Sensata workers, job losses, to star in new film

The workers, who will lose their jobs to China thanks to Mitt Romney's Bain Capital, will star in a new film about their struggle.

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Romney crowd calls outsourced Sensata workers “communists”

What happens when you try to get Mitt Romney's attention at a campaign rally? The Republican's jeering tea party supporters call you communists.

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Bain workers rev up protests on day of Debate 2

On the day of the second debate between President Obama and his Republican challenger, Bain Capital workers step up efforts to expose Mitt Romney's role in the outsourcing of their jobs.

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