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Bain workers rev up protests on day of Debate 2

On the day of the second debate between President Obama and his Republican challenger, Bain Capital workers step up efforts to expose Mitt Romney's role in the outsourcing of their jobs.

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Labor launches national boycott of American Crystal Sugar

"We have to do something dramatic to call attention to what has become a common form of warfare against workers."

Nurses’ union ratifies contract with Veterans Administration

"This is precedent-setting both in terms of the rights of RNs in the VA system and for protecting patient care standards."

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Workers, students protest Walmart across the U.S.

"Walmart is the biggest employer in the country and they have some of the lowest and most stagnant wages in the country, and that needs to change."

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Labor board says mining company illegally forced strike

In a win for 100 embattled salt mine workers, the NLRB ruled their employer, Carey Salt, illegally declared impasse in their 2010 contract talks.

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Solidarity grows with Walmart workers

The Walmart store here was buzzing with noontime traffic, as dozens of union and community members gathered by the entrance.

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Going behind the rhetoric on public employee pensions

Wow.  Last week there was yet another out-of-state special interest group trying to tell New Hampshire how to run OUR government.

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Striking Walmart workers: What do we want? Respect!

Striking Walmart workers are making it very clear that if the giant store chain does not address their demands, they will see a most memorable Black Friday.

Workers rights, pensions, and ability to buy elections on state ballots

Workers rights, government workers' pensions and what roles workers - and firms - can play in politics are among the referendums that will greet voters.

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Strike actions hitting Walmart around the country

Everybody sang. Everybody yelled. Everybody marched. The fight is on.

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