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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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Opponents of outsourcing arrested at Bain plant for blocking trucks

Three supporters of outsourced workers were arrested this morning for blocking equipment removal at the Bain-owned Sensata Technologies plant.

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Romney to outsourced workers: Drop dead

Workers at the "Bainport" encampment  outside the Sensata Technologies plant here are in Day 22 of their civil disobedience protest against the outsourcing of their jobs.

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Maritime unions, industry join forces to save jobs

Maritime unions and the U.S. industry joined forces to try to reverse a last-minute provision inserted in the new highway-mass transit law.

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Illinois Bain victims want action from GOP lawmakers

The 170 workers whose jobs are slated to be shipped to China and the town's mayor are pressing their representatives to keep the jobs here.

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AFL-CIO: Call senators today to pass Bring Jobs Home Act

The AFL-CIO and other backers are urging the public to contact their senators immediately to tell them to vote "yes" on the bill.

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Union leaders praise Obama's economic themes

Union leaders view positively the emphasis President Obama put on economic themes in his State of the Union address, particularly his call for the wealthy to pay their fair share in taxes .

Unions hit GOP's "Boeing Bill"

What it really is, union leaders say, is a move to strip the NLRB of much of its power to rule for and protect workers' rights.

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UAW sues military contractor over union-busting

A UAW local filed labor charges against giant military contractor Bell Helicopter for "an attempt to weaken and eliminate the union."

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