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Awake the State rally rocks Orlando

Republican lawmakers and Republican Gov. Rick Scott are expected to push for deep cuts, including in Medicaid and unemployment benefits.

Missouri coalition aims to put minimum wage increase on Nov. ballot

Missouri's minimum wage workers could be getting a $1 an hour raise next year - currently, Missouri's minimum wage is $7.25 an hour.

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Mitt Romney layoff victim speaks out

"I really feel he didn't care about the workers. It was all about profit before people," said Randy Johnson who worked in Marion, Indiana at American Pad and Paper Co. in the 1990's.

Wisconsin under Walker loses 18,000 jobs a year

The policies of Republican Gov. Scott Walker are a dismal failure.

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Occupiers message to Congress: All we want for Christmas is good jobs

Protesters from Ohio sat down in the corridor outside House Speaker John Boehner's office, "bearding the corporate Grinch in his den."

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Republicans tell injured workers "you're on your own"

Proposed changes in HB 5002 will drastically change Michigan's workers' compensation law.

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Red Cross strikers win new contract

Striking workers at Red Cross won a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.

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Ohio celebrates: Union-busting bill goes down by landslide

Labor and community activists throughout Ohio jubilantly celebrated the massive defeat of Issue 2 and  repeal of the draconian union-busting SB 5.

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Construction workers more likely to die on the job

Over their careers, construction workers have a one in 200 chance of dying on the job, five times what the government considers the "significant" risk.

Oklahoma AFL-CIO Convention maps coalition to fight ultra-right

In a show of solidarity, the Oklahoma AFL-CIO has voted to unite all public sector unions in a coalition to coordinate a defense against ultra-right anti-labor legislative efforts.

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