March

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Ohio Republicans set to pass SB 5, repeal drive begins

The situation is very fluid, shifting daily, but Ohio House Republicans have the votes to pass the vicious anti-worker Senate Bill 5.

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New Yorkers keep Triangle fire legacy alive

NEW YORK (March 25) - Thousands of New Yorkers marked the 100th anniversary of the worst industrial accident in city history - the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist fire - with a ceremony at the site where 146 garment workers died.

Upper Big Branch miner describes scene at blast

On that dismal day in West Virginia history, when the Upper Big Branch mine exploded, a son of one of the miners, Eddie, went from person to person asking: "Is there any word?"

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Labor stalwart Irene Hull dies at 98

Irene Hull, a beloved "tiny dynamo" fighter for trade union rights, world peace, equality, and socialism died on the first day of spring, March 20 in Seattle.

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UAW special convention: “Fight for every worker in America”

DETROIT - Addressing 1,200 union activists, United Auto Workers President Bob King called for a return to the social consciousness of the union's founders.

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This is what a workers’ uprising looks like

Anyone who thinks the upsurge by workers all across America is not of historic proportions hasn't been paying attention.

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Triangle fire memorial draws parallels with today

WASHINGTON (PAI) - A half-day-long Capitol Hill commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire drew uncomfortable parallels with conditions facing workers today. The fire in Manhattan killed 146 young immigrant workers, almost all of them women.

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Labor & community join mercado workers' struggle

OAKLAND, Calif. - Some 30,000 California workers, many of them in the San Francisco Bay Area, are employed by mercados - Latino, Asian and other ethnic grocery stores numbering many recent immigrants among both workers and customers.

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Ohio workers shake Capitol in giant SB 5 protest

The walls of the Statehouse literally shook, as thousands of workers, in hard hats and gear, marched to the Capitol grounds behind a delegation of bagpipes and drums.

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Video: Union power erupts in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS - Tens of thousands of union members and their supporters flooded into this city, Indiana's state capital, on Thursday in defense of union rights.

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