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UAW special convention: “Fight for every worker in America”

DETROIT - Addressing 1,200 union activists, United Auto Workers President Bob King called for a return to the social consciousness of the union's founders.

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This is what a workers’ uprising looks like

Anyone who thinks the upsurge by workers all across America is not of historic proportions hasn't been paying attention.

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Triangle fire memorial draws parallels with today

WASHINGTON (PAI) - A half-day-long Capitol Hill commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire drew uncomfortable parallels with conditions facing workers today. The fire in Manhattan killed 146 young immigrant workers, almost all of them women.

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Labor & community join mercado workers' struggle

OAKLAND, Calif. - Some 30,000 California workers, many of them in the San Francisco Bay Area, are employed by mercados - Latino, Asian and other ethnic grocery stores numbering many recent immigrants among both workers and customers.

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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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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.

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Recall campaign opens new Wisconsin battlefront

50,000 people showed up March 5, surrounding the Wisconsin Capitol in a river of determination and a joyous celebration of solidarity.

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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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