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Today in labor history: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

On August 28, 1963, Maryland police reported, "By 8 a.m., 100 buses an hour were streaming through the Baltimore Harbor Tunne" heading for Washington, D.C.

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Union members swell the ranks of marchers in D.C.

"We have to be repetitive" on the issues Dr. King fought for, said Allen Silver, an organizer for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 100.

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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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What I learned from the Immokalee workers

Earlier this month I marched for three days with Florida's Immokalee farmworkers and their supporters.

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Youth march for jobs and to end violence

A spirited march of 150 youth and adult supporters stopped downtown traffic to honks of support on Saturday.

Americas choice: Union, yes!

Most Americans are working harder than ever as the “good life” they dream about for themselves and their children slips further and further out of their reach.

Some great films to watch this Womens History Month

“Erin Brockovich” “ (2000) Starring Julia Roberts, this is the true story of a single mother who lands a clerical job in a law firm, then stumbles upon a giant power company’s systematic cover-up of how its toxic emissions poisoned a town’s water supply.

Taking Employee Free Choice Act to the streets, media

CLEVELAND — Dozens of activists committed to workplace fairness and economic recovery gathered here March 7 for a three-hour speakers training session to promote the Employee Free Choice Act.

Jobs report worst since Great Depression

The United States is now facing levels of joblessness comparable to those of the Great Depression.

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