Labor News

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Union leaders meet with White House on health reform

WASHINGTON (PAI)--Democratic President Barack Obama tried Jan. 11 to convince top union leaders to drop labor's opposition to taxing workers' health care benefits.

2009: The year labor started turning its hopes into reality

Only a year ago, despite a super recession that had tightened its grip on their country, American workers were full of hope that a new day had dawned.

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Workers hold roundtables as jobs summit begins

As union leaders, business CEOs and economists meet at the White House today for a jobs summit workers across the country are holding roundtable gatherings on job creation.

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Air traffic controllers: ‘Bring safety out of the 1950s’

Air traffic controllers want the Federal Aviation Administration to bring air traffic safety out of the 1950s and into the 21st century.

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Recess rallies take place in Big Sky country

Montanans, labor ready to take on ‘mob rule,’ push for health care reform When you organize in Montana expect to spend a lot of time on the road. That’s what a coalition of health care reform organizations, rural associations and labor unions are doing this month to demonstrate the mass support health care reform – including a public option – has in the state.

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