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Ohio workers shake Capitol in giant SB 5 protest

The walls of the Statehouse literally shook, as thousands of workers, in hard hats and gear, marched to the Capitol grounds behind a delegation of bagpipes and drums.

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Wisconsin says: We will win this fight!

"We will win! We will win!" That was the chant of an exuberant crowd of over 150,000 from across the state and region that rocked the capitol grounds March 12th.

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Video: Union power erupts in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS - Tens of thousands of union members and their supporters flooded into this city, Indiana's state capital, on Thursday in defense of union rights.

Rep. José Serrano supports Bronx building workers

Congressman José Serrano is supporting the efforts of SEIU 32BJ, which is in negotiations for a new long-term contract to cover more than 3,000 Bronx apartment building workers.

Bishops support collective bargaining

Ohio's bishops are calling for their state's governor and legislature not to remove the right to collective bargaining for public workers, adding " the economy exists for the person, not the person for the economy."

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Thousands of Tennessee teachers rally against anti-labor bills

A rally of thousands of teachers at the state Capitol in Nashville on Saturday marked a turning point for Tennessee.

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Defiant protesters still occupy Wisconsin Capitol

Protesters still occupy the state Capitol, while thousands demand to be let in.

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How Wisconsin 14 have halted two budget havocs

Why is Gov. Scott Walker so desperate to get back the minority Democrats of the Senate? It's certainly not to vote with him. It's actually not to vote at all.

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Walker ignores court order, locks out Wisconsin protesters

A judge's order yesterday requiring Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to allow full public access to the Capitol here is being ignored by the governor and the state's Republicans.

Ohio labor vows to fight anti-labor bill

Massive rallies and town hall meetings in Ohio are underway as state lawmakers move to pass an anti-labor bill that would end 28 years of collective bargaining rights and break public employee unions.

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