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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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After court ruling, clean truck supporters vow continuing fight

Cutting out a key component, if upheld, will have devastating consequences for working families and port communities plagued by dirty air and dead-end jobs.

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Civil rights, labor groups to hold jobs march Oct. 15

Energized by President Obama's bold call for passage of the American Jobs Act, civil rights and labor groups are calling for a national march in Washington to support it.

Chicago students protest Sears ties to child labor and rape

High school students are protesting Sears's purchase of clothing from a factory where a supervisor is an unpunished serial rapist of young females.

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Justice Dept. blocks AT&T/T-Mobile merger, unions assail move

The Department of Justice announced it would sue to block the proposed $39 billion merger between AT&T and T-Mobile USA.

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