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Unionists back marriage equality, in and out of high court

Inside and outside the U.S. Supreme Court, unionists backed the right of same-sex couples to marry as the justices held hearings on two separate cases on the issue.

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Governor calls unions the voice of American workers

"We live in a time in which more and more capital is concentrated in fewer and fewer hands," Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon told union delegates at the AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Conference.

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Paperworkers end strike, resume talks with Nippon

Union paperworkers walked their picket line round-the-clock last week demanding that Nippon Paper resume "good faith" contract talks. They ended the walkout when the company came back to the bargaining table.

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L.A. healthcare security workers demonstrate

"No contract, no peace!" chanted over fifty demonstrators from SEIU/USWW (Service Employees International Union/United Service Workers West) here Mar. 12.

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Illinois governor makes state workers the scapegoats

In what he termed "the most difficult budget" in the state's history, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on March 6, called for deep cuts in a wide range of social programs.

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Household workers demand rights, bang pots and pans, with video

Hundreds banged pots and pans here yesterday to launch a campaign for a Household Workers Bill of Rights.

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Unions go public with intent to overhaul their own structure

The AFL-CIO will probe new ways of organizing itself and the broader labor movement and its allies to meet what it says are the changing times.

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Trumka: AFL-CIO to undergo wide-scale revamp

The revamp will meet the conditions of changing workplaces, extend labor's reach, and shift its emphasis within the federation to more inter-union and regional cooperation.

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AFL-CIO: Unions decline tied to attacks on democracy

Reports showing union membership at an all-time low are of enormous concern at a gathering of the nation's labor leaders. Members of the AFL-CIO executive council see it tied to attacks on democratic rights.

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Right to work for less amendment blocked in Virginia

The radical right, big business and GOP coalition that pushes right to work for less legislation suffered a setback in Virginia in late January.

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