October

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Online petition shows wide support for jobs bill (with video)

Within hours of its online posting, hundreds had signed the petition, with over a thousand signatures the first day.

Thousands occupy Washington, demand "jobs now"

The August earthquake shook loose some stones on the Washington Monument, but 10,000 protesters demanding "Jobs NOW" shook the obelisk again on Oct. 15.

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Chicago honks for jobs (with video)

During this week of action for jobs there are activities big and small all over Chicago.

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Wisconsin gears up for Scott Walker recall

The recall elections for Wis. state senators this summer may end up looking like small potatoes when compared to the massive campaign to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker some time next spring.

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Senate to jobless workers: Drop dead!

Jobless workers took a day off from pounding the pavements to come to D.C. on Oct. 11 to lobby lawmakers for President Obama's American Jobs Act. It didn't work.

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Labor and community stand behind Occupy San Jose

Downtown San Jose rang with activists' chants and the honking horns of supportive motorists Oct. 9, as a labor-community coalition rallied in support of Occupy San Jose.

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Sounding the alarm for jobs, beating the drum for justice

The message was loud and clear here at the Take Back the American Dream conference earlier this week: Jobs not cuts!

Campaign for youth jobs kicks off in New Haven

Over 50 people gathered at the New Haven Peoples' Center for a "Youth Jobs Roundtable" to launch a campaign for good jobs for youth in New Haven.

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Campaign for Youth Jobs kicks off in New Haven

High school students, leaders of student organizations, local politicians, community organizations and labor organizers put their heads together to launch a campaign for good youth jobs in New Haven.

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Capitol Hill protesters demand “jobs not cuts”

Arizona Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva rejected those who say the "Rebuild the Dream" movement is an "answer to the tea party."

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