March

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Labor mobilizes votes for health care bill

The AFL-CIO Executive Council voted March 18 to support the Senate-passed health care bill, despite all its flaws.

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Labor, allies line up behind new House jobs bill

Just 24 hours after the new Local Jobs for America Act was introduced into Congress by Education and Labor Committee Chairman George Miller, D-Calif., unions and their allies are lining up to support the legislation which they say will create one million jobs.

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"Arrest insurance execs for criminal activity," health care supporters demand

Some 5,000 activists demanding "Health Care Now!" descended on the nation's capital March 9 to call for the arrest of the nation's leading health insurance executives.

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AFL-CIO to merge politics, jobs campaigns

The AFL-CIO will integrate its political drive with its pro-jobs campaign this year, holding politicians accountable and refusing to support those who don't actually do something to help suffering workers, top leaders say.