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May Day strikes and actions dot the Bay Area

Bay Area unions and immigrant rights organizations marked May Day with picket lines, rallies and marches in cities around the region.

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Tens of thousands rally at Union Square May Day celebration

Unionists, Occupy Wall Street supporters, immigrants, women, LGBT activists and the disabled filled Union Square from one end to the other on May Day.

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Walmart ordered to pay $4.8 million in stolen overtime

The announcement was made as the enormous retail chain - and its attack on labor - became a focus of the annual May Day march held here yesterday.

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"Enough is enough": Missouri residents demand energy giant pay taxes

The rally was planned to coincide with Peabody Energy's corporate shareholders' meeting, which was being held at the Peabody Opera House.

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Thousands march peacefully in Chicago on May Day

The rallies and march were testimony once again to the apparent success labor, immigrant rights and others have had in recent years re-claiming May Day.

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Working families oust Altmire in primary

The national media missed the exciting shot heard in every corporate boardroom in America fired by Western Pennsylvania working families.

Workers the real victors in Tuesday primary

The workers of Western Pennsylvania fired a shot heard in every corporate boardroom in America.

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Georgia's anti-picketing law an attack on the 99 percent

Unions and progressive groups are fighting a new law that would make forms of protest - including picketing and peaceful sit-downs -- a crime, the AFL-CIO reports.

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Walker allies lose grip on Wisconsin Senate

One of the GOP state senators under recall here, Pam Galloway (claiming a family health problem) resigned this weekend, wiping out the Republican majority and leaving that chamber split 16-16.

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Wisconsin recall set for June 5 - is the end near for Walker?

Voters will be headed to the polls for recall elections involving Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four Republican state senators.

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