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Missouri senate defeats “paycheck deception” bill

The bill would have forced workers to "opt-in" to having their dues taken out of their paychecks--a scheme that weakens unions.

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Rubio: God demands free enterprise

Rubio did not explain how his Administration would finance anything at all after cutting taxes for the rich and giving tax refunds for health insurance.

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Elizabeth Warren rolls out women's economic agenda

"Achieving pay equality for women isn't enough - we have to make sure that all workers, men and women, are earning enough to live on."

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Washington State electorate gives green light on important issues

Tacoma voters approved a ballot measure to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2018, a partial victory.

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MillionStudentMarch demands end to education profiteering, wage stagnation

According to the #MillionStudentMarch website, 58 percent of the $1 trillion owed in student loans are held by the poorest 23 percent of Americans.

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Bernie Sanders rallies in Northwest draw record crowds

Sanders appealed for unity, and declared that having good jobs, racial, and gender equality, health care, and higher education for all "is not utopian dreaming." 

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Low wage strikes and protests biggest in U.S. history

Low-wage workers in over 200 cities, backed by the nation's unions, walked off their jobs or joined protesters yesterday from one end of the nation to the other.

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Working Families Party says Cuomo must deliver more

The New York Working Families Party called on the state's governor and the state legislature to enact an agenda that puts "working families first."

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Rebel with a cause – a young Ferguson commissioner

"It's always difficult being young and a minority of anything. Because you always end up asking yourself, 'will my voice really be heard?' "

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Warren: Many feel the game is rigged – and they're right!

Elizabeth Warren has quickly carved out a role as an articulate spokesperson for workers, and she didn't disappoint the packed house at the summit.

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