March

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“We Are One” actions honor King and Chavez

Hundreds of thousands will join nationwide actions on April 4 under the banner "We Are One" to fight for all working people.

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“Odd couple” backs BUILD Act for jobs

The leaders of the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to push a law that would create millions of well-paid jobs.

Small Wal-Mart action led to big sex discrimination suit

It all started with something Betty Dukes didn't do in 1998 at a Wal-Mart store in Pittsburg, Calif. She didn't come back late from lunch.

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Maine’s governor assaults the dignity of working people

Having been raised in Maine, son of a lineman and a mother and stepmother who were state workers,  I am infuriated that the Republican governor there has ordered the removal of  mural that depicts the role of Maine working people.

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Skokie, Ill. students walk out for union rights

More than 300 Niles West High School students walked out of classes March 17 to protest anti-union legislation under consideration in Illinois' neighboring states.

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Judge issues restraining order against Wisconsin anti-union law

A judge at 10:30 this morning issued a temporary restraining order blocking implementation of the law that would destroy collective bargaining rights for public workers.

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Thousands drown out GOP at Michigan Capitol

The Rally for Michigan Families was the largest and most diverse demonstration since protests against the Republican attack began here a month ago. "The Republicans could never have a rally like this," said one participant.

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Right wing woes grow in Wisconsin

Republican elected officials have a lot to worry about as voters increasingly turn away from them in disgust.

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Across Ohio, thousands protest Kasich slash-and-burn plan

More than 10,000 Ohioans held angry protests Tuesday in dreary cold rain in 18 cities and towns throughout the state against Republican Gov. John Kasich's extremist, slash-and-burn budget proposals.

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Wisconsin recall drive is ahead of schedule

Less than two weeks after recall campaigns against eight Wisconsin GOP state senators got under way, union members and their allies have already collected half the signatures they need.

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