March

Video: Danny Glover joins worker protest in Indianapolis

Actor and activist Danny Glover joined hundreds of protestors Feb. 28th, in Indianapolis, to rally against the state's Republican lawmakers anti-worker agenda.

Women take lead in fight for jobs

Women's rights activists note that, while the jobs crisis is harming all sectors of society, women and girls are being hit especially hard. Despite recent recovery efforts the unemployment rate among women has increased.

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National calls to stop pollution-generating “sweatshops on wheels”

From coast to coast, the fight to win labor rights for the nation’s port truck drivers and to clean up industry-induced pollution in communities surrounding the nation’s harbors picked up considerable steam last month.

New Jersey rallies to support Wisconsin workers

 Thousands of trade unionists rallied in front of the state Capitol in Trenton last week in solidarity with the public workers of Wisconsin.

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Judge orders Wis. Capitol open to protesters

A judge has issued a temporary restraining order against Gov. Scott Walker, which effectively reopens the Capitol to demonstrators who the governor tried to keep out today.

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Nashville sound: Solidarity

400 union members and supporters gathered at the State Capitol here to show solidarity with workers in Wisconsin.

The unity of public workers and those they serve

Republican Governor Rick Scott gave rise to a political strike, not a collective bargaining strike, by deciding to attack public workers.

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Obama, most Americans, side with unions over right-wingers

Presidential and popular support for public workers was not the only bad polling news the right wing has to deal with today.

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Mayors warn cuts to block grants will cost jobs

Mayors around the country are reacting with alarm to the cuts proposed for the Community Development Block Grant program.

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