Labor News

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Battle over food aid, livelihoods, and jobs

The president's 2014 budget proposal modifies the Food for Peace program by eliminating purchases of food from U.S. producers and moving to local/regional purchasing.

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Dems to push job creation package

House Democrats will roll out a new package of "Make It In America" manufacturing-centered jobs creation bills, one of their top leaders announced on April 9.

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Unions and allies jam Capitol for immigration reform

The crowd demanded Congress pass legislation providing a path to citizenship and other legal rights for the estimated 11 million undocumented people in the U.S.

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Sharp drop in mine deaths and injuries

Deaths and injuries in the nation's mines, including its coal mines, fell in 2012 to some of their lowest recorded levels.

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Today in labor history: Immigrant rights mega marches sweep U.S.

Today in 2006, tens of thousands of immigrants demonstrated in 100 U.S. cities in a national day of action billed as a campaign for immigrants' dignity.

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Equal Pay Day wage gap still at 77 cents on the dollar

It took women on the job all of 2012 and every day of 2013 up until April 9 to earn the eqivalent that men earned in 2012 alone.

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Postal workers, customers save Saturday mail – for now

The United States Postal Service said Wednesday that it would delay its plan to cease delivery of first-class mail on Saturdays.

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Thousands descend on D.C. to demand immigration reform

Adonis Flores says immigration reform affects him and his family "personally." 

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Missouri unions fight right-to-work legislation

"This is nothing more than a politically motivated attack on workers designed to eliminate your voice."

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Chiquita paid terrorists to “protect” its plantations

A lawsuit by thousands of Colombians whose relatives were killed by Chiquita's right wing squads is working its way through federal court in Florida.

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