Labor News

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Obama announces new overtime pay rule

Overturning a cutback the GOP Bush Administration instituted a decade ago, Obama announced a new overtime pay rule on June 30.

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AFL-CIO, ally protest deep cuts in House Labor-HHS money bill

The legislation cuts employment and training funds, job services, job safety and health funding, kills health care quality evaluation and ACA funding of prevention programs.

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Right-wing GOP Illinois Gov. Rauner plans to force state workers to strike

Rauner's tactic is the latest in a nationwide campaign by the right, its business backers and its political puppets to trash workers, cut wages, destroy pensions and kill unions.

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Picking peas should bring a better life

We're doing it so that our children can leave the fields and move forward. I want to give them a better life.

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House bill slashes $74 million from NLRB, shackling board

Ruling Republicans on the House subcommittee that helps dole out federal funds slashed $74 million from the board's budget for the year.

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Report exposes vast web of secret Walmart tax shelters

Walmart has built a vast, undisclosed network of 78 subsidiaries and branches in 15 overseas tax havens.

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Virginia Democratic primaries a victory for labor-backed candidates

The June 9 Democratic primary in Virginia ended in a clean sweep for a new labor and community group's roster of candidates.

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LA supporters take to the streets to back fired El Super worker

On a hot summer day in LA, Fermin Rodriquez, a fired El Super market worker, marched alongside community, labor and religious leaders.

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Triqui migrants do the work, but want change

"When I see people working in the field, I see a lack of equality. If it wasn't for them the crops wouldn't get grown or harvested."

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Call your rep! Another Fast Track vote today

It's now or never; today, the House is going to vote again on Fast Track-and we're hearing it's going to come down to the wire.

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