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Lobstermen take on Maine's tea party governor

IMLU Local 207 of the Lobstermen's Union is taking on Maine's tea party Republican Governor Paul LePage over a host of issues.


Treston Davis-Faulkner, rest in power

National Field Director of Jobs With Justice, Davis-Faulkner was a fierce advocate for dignity, justice and self-determination for all people.


Bay area residents demand affordable housing

Workers are not going to stand for housing prices that make it impossible for them to work and live in the Bay Area.


House passes highway-transit bill, delays rail safety

"We need to increase investments in our infrastructure and focus on the areas that will truly help create jobs and support our economy."


GOP: No bootstraps for you, baby!

The whole motley GOP crew is determined to do whatever it takes to deny workers and their children economic mobility.


Walker killed his own campaign with attacks on workers

"Scott Walker was a one-trick labor bashing pony and the novelty seems to have worn off even among Republican primary voters."


Illinois residents suffering from Rauner’s budget standoff

The budget standoff between right-wing Gov. Rauner and the pro-worker Democratic-run state legislature continues with no sign of an end.


Ruling on labor practices shows importance of appeals courts to workers

While the U.S. Supreme Court's worker rulings apply nationwide, they rejects most cases brought to them; that leaves worker rights in the hands of the appeals court judges.


St. Louis workers celebrate increase in minimum wage

In all, about 50,000 low-wage workers in St. Louis will see an immediate pay increase come October 15.


Video: AFL-CIO's Trumka calls GOP immigration remarks "ugly" and "dangerous"

AFL-CIO's Trumka calls GOP immigration remarks "ugly" and "dangerous."

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