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Romney's Bain victims set up protest camp

Workers whose jobs are about to be outsourced by Bain Capital are gathering in "Bainport," an encampment they are building across the road from the Sensata factory here.

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Steelworkers prevail in contentious negotiations

"Our members' unwavering solidarity throughout the bargaining process in the face of management's high-risk scare tactics and demands for major cutbacks has been rewarded."

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Tampa workers descend on Bain-owned company

Some 200 workers protested outside the Bloomin' Brands corporate headquarters demanding that Bain Capital pay its workers more and stop outsourcing jobs.

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Minimum wage hike would actually add jobs

Raising the federal minimum wage from its present $7.25 hourly to $9.80 over the next two years would create 100,000 new jobs.

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Voters say bring back call center jobs

The Communications Workers are launching a campaign in 50 legislative races nationwide around the issues of offshore call centers and bringing the jobs back to the U.S.

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Wage cuts, privatization threaten environmental disaster in San Jose

The trouble started when the city responded to budget deficits with pay and benefit cuts for city workers.

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San Jose kicks off campaign to raise minimum wage

A lively crowd of around 200 labor and community activists, gathering at IBEW Local 232 headquarters, kicked off a campaign to raise the minimum wage in San Jose.

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Workers remain solid one year into fight against Verizon

"It's not just about CWA and IBEW any more - it's about one union fighting a greedy company."

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Michigan attorney general: “Collective bargaining initiative unconstitutional!”

Given the hyper-partisan climate in Michigan's state capitol, this shouldn't surprise anyone.

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Unions: The folks who brought you summer vacations!

These avid outdoors folk speak about the importance of their union job, which allows them the financial resources and the vacation time to go hunting and fishing.

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