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Analysts say bill would extend labor law protection to immigrants

A close reading of the draft comprehensive immigration reform bill discloses provisions to bring undocumented workers under labor law coverage.

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Today in labor history: Labor of thousands completes first transcontinental railroad

Thanks to an army of thousands of Chinese and Irish immigrants, who laid 2,000 miles of track, the nation's first transcontinental railway line was finished.

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Ohio Republicans back off on “right-to-work” after big protests

On May 1 (May Day), right-wing Republicans introduced in the state legislature three versions of anti-labor "right-to work" legislation.

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Activists, union leaders attend Peace & Justice Awards Breakfast

Over 120 union leaders, community, student, faith, and LGBT activists, attended the 21st Annual Hershel Walker 'Peace & Justice' Awards Breakfast here on May 4.

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