Labor News

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GOP House Speaker Ryan plan would trash labor, consumer regulations

Ryan's 57-page document is part of a Republican agenda he's putting forward as a platform before the GOP National Convention.

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Active unionists go one for two in June 5 primaries

One of them, who won in New Jersey, said he would continue to push for more jobs and safer neighborhoods. 

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United Auto Workers union endorses Clinton

The decision is notable because of UAW's past history as a beacon of progressivism.

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These union members have no love for Trump

Workers in Western Kentucky have some tough questions for the flashy real estate salesman and presidential candidate.

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Thousands rally to denounce Illinois Gov. Rauner’s anti-worker agenda

The 'Rauner Is Hurting Illinois' march and rally spanned out over six full city blocks in Springfield, Illinois.

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Sanders, Clinton fight to keep workers from defecting to Trump

Democrats will need a campaign based on more than exposing the dangers posed by Donald Trump.

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West Virginia to test Democratic Party support among workers

If the turnout is good, it will indicate that workers will stick with the Democrats in the general election, and if not, it could mean that those West Virginians will support Trump.

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Union leaders grapple with problem of workers backing right wingers

Worried union leaders say many members feel "outshouted" by powerful political voices and are showing anger by backing extreme candidates.

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Hillary Clinton’s pro-worker pledges excite building trades audience

Clinton's passion for workers' causes, from project labor agreements to being their advocate in the White House, excited the audience.

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Wash. mill town workers march for Bernie

"It's time to win Washington State and the rest of the West for Bernie Sanders!'

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